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Suggested Production Type: Historical / Retro: 1920-1940's

Found 702 tracks

Quirky and hypnotic retro classical piece, with a heavy influence from Italian traditional music and Baltic/Gypsy music as well. With a somewhat funny and unusual mystery aura, investigative and foggy. A repetitive cello pizzicato progression is surrounded by a series of dreamy chromatic melodies on mandolin, clarinet, flute, celesta, glockenspiel, basson, harmonium and violin. This piece could easily fit a Frederico Fellini's surreal scene. [Tempo: Medium / 99 BPM]

Swinging big band jazz instrumental. Sax section belts out a bouncing melody, answered by trumpets and trombones. Sound reminiscient of the great big bands from 1940-1960 era. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 152 BPM]

Solo piano. Minor key waltz with some tension in the harmony. Strong recurring melody with enough variation to keep it interesting. Think a walk alone at night reflecting on lost love or life’s mistakes. Very simple construction and performance. Suitable for scenes with and without dialogue. Light build in intensity with a clear denouement. Possibility of hanging or resolved ending. Good for drama, romance, love story, TV, film, historical. [Tempo: Slow / 101 BPM]

Upbeat and happening, easy going jazz trio. Piano, upright bass and subtle jazz drums. Joyful, toe-tapping and slightly playful. [Tempo: Fast / 115 BPM]

Soulful, raw and catchy, this bluesy guitar-based track is great for creating feelings of home, rural locales and sentiment. The acoustic guitar is supported melodically by overdriven electric guitar and “wah” sounding vocals (Also available without the vocals). Claps and drums give this track a great and simple groove. Perfect for dramas, comedies, travel and cooking shows. [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

Tender and classy, slow and loving, acoustic jazz. Touching, melancholic, delicate and beautiful. Upright bass and acoustic piano. [Tempo: Very slow / 57 BPM]

This spirited banjo-based track conveys backwood’s blues – authentic, playful and raw. Its bare-bones arrangement consists of a single banjo, double bass, drums and bluesy vocals. This is excellent for rural themes, cooking, travel, or anything that needs an Americana touch. Banjo / Americana / Playful. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 113 BPM]

Tense / Bustling / Active / Urgent / Mystical / Pulsating. Small orchestra soundtrack piece, featuring live performed orchestral instruments, suitable for film and other media. [Tempo: Fast / 160 BPM]

A joyful, live performed, accordeon piece conveying the mood of European cities, perhaps German beer drinking festivals, historical Paris, Amsterdam or Budapest, or street life in Europe, any Eureopan city, fairground, amusement park, merry-go-round etc. Relaxed, playful, historical, cultural. Also good for kids' animation, casual games and much more. [Tempo: Fast / 156 BPM]

Nice and romantic waltz in Parisian style. Well suited for romantic movie projects, video background about visiting France and Paris. Up medium tempo, ac. guitars, musetta, strings, piano, brush drums Friendly, positive, romantic, love, streets of Paris, cafe [Tempo: Medium / 200 BPM]

A beautiful and evocative orchestra track made with piano and strings. An exhale celebrating success, packed with emotions of hope, triumph and love. [Tempo: Slow / 75 BPM]

Bollywood meets the Carribean with this authentically kitch 1960's reggae vibe featuring a catchy Indian sitar line. [Tempo: Medium / 125 BPM]

Ragtime piano, 1900's era. Historical, happy, bouncy, also good for childrens music. [Tempo: Medium / 153 BPM]

Snappy, bombastic and fun, this comedy track sets a mood where mayhem, comical disaster, slapstick pranks are easily invoked. Banjo, acoustic guitar, double bass, tack piano and light drums create a pushing rhythm the for the rowdy trumpets, trombone and clarinet to springboard from. This track is an excellent fit for all types of comedy, cooking and children’s shows. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 117 BPM]

Light and easy-going jazz with a slight bossa nova / latin jazz lounge feel. Classic jazz trio sound with acoustic piano, electric jazz guitar, upright bass and jazz drums. Happy and relaxed, feelgood, traditional jazz sound. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 98 BPM]

Up-tempo, bright, intense track, with strong drumbeat, piano, and a remarkable wind-section theme, it is suitable for creating an upbeat, yet hazy atmosphere. Great for productions that require a jazzy vibe, such as films, shows, commercials, and others. This soundscape puts you in a room with great musicians. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 168 BPM]

Jazzy waltz music track recorded on piano. This creative acoustic music will be great for background music and any project where an instrumental music is required. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

A quirky and nostalgic, orchestral 1940's / 1950's pastiche with more than a hint of cheese. Perfect for ironic and comical underscores or vintage purposes. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 150 BPM]

Warm, comforting and loving piece, performed live on piano and violin. Elegant, tasteful and beautiful. Fragile and delicate. Melancholic but hopeful. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Nice and gentle romantic Nocturne that was written in the best traditions of piano music of XIX century. Will work well for any romantic projects, love affair, movie, documentary. Solo piano. Easy listening, dreamy, light. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Slow, sad and very beautiful piano-lead track with a tragic air. Would suit romantic/dramatic/documentary type projects. [Tempo: Slow / 66 BPM]

Upbeat and playful, easy going jazz trio. Piano, upright bass and subtle jazz drums. Nice and happy, toe-tapping jazz mood. [Tempo: Medium / 150 BPM]

Booming, majestic and epic fantasy or sci-fi track. Almost fanfare like, but with a very dark element. Mysterious, monolithic and very suitable for footage of awe and power, be it fantasy, science fiction, sports, film score or even forceful corporate presentations with a big impact. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 76 BPM]

A nice, easy-going but playful, jazz track featuring piano, drums, upright/acoustic bass and occasional saxophone. Feelgood, easy-going, light hearted jazz. Classy and sassy. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces, Op. 38, No. 7: Waltz. Performed and recorded by concert pianist Zelimir Panic, exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium]

A wistful, lamenting country / blues / bluegrass track. Fully acoustic, featuring acoustic guitars, fiddle and upright bass. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 48 BPM]

A heartening and cinematic track, starting as a slow ambient piano music. It is slowly and gradually rising into an epic track brought by full orchestra with large percussion ensemble. Building up / Rising / Passionate. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 95 BPM]

Retro Big Band with a feel similar to the song 'Feeling Good.' Nicely suited to glamorous people and events, burlesque and striptease dancers, showgirls, cabaret acts, James Bond Style vintage movie soundtracks and more. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 75 BPM]

A campy and quirky Italian flavored cue with a circus, comedic vibe. Features electric guitar, mandolin, accordion, bells and tuba. Works well for Italian parties, family party, cartoons, comedy, bumbling cops, inept crooks, Mediterranean travel and mischief. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

Brass plays a melody full of hope and heroism, accompanied by orchestra and percussion. Perhaps an epic journey has begun, and optimism abounds. [Tempo: Slow / 144 BPM]

Acoustic jazz track. Classic jazz trio sound with acoustic piano, upright bass and drums, with subtle acoustic guitar joining later. This track is actually quite uptempo and busy but still has a breezy, laid back feel to it. Feelgood jazz. [Tempo: Medium / 75 BPM]

Hard swinging big band backs Sinatra-type male crooner in this driving up-tempo number. Top notch horn arrangement led by intricate sax voicing, blazing trumpets, and fat trombones. Lyrics everyone can relate to; the feeling that something big is just around the corner, and that lives can change for the better if we just hang in there and believe in ourselves. [Tempo: Fast / 141 BPM]

A traditional / classic French song that captures the spirit of France. Plaisir d'amour (literally "The pleasure of love") is a classical French love song written in 1784 by Jean-Paul-gide Martini (1741–1816); it took its text from a poem by Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (1755–1794), which appears in his novel Clestine. We have this available as a Vocal version and an Instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 140 BPM]

A classical sounding piece featuring piano and strings. Haunting and beautiful, romantic, delicate and fragile. Good for romantic drama, historical drama. A slight sense of old Europe, perhaps France or just a European influence. Slightly melancholic, but warm, heartfelt and emotional. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

A sparse, simple and melancholic piano piece. Recorded live on an old, upright piano with a nostalgic sound. Good for Film / Drama and more. Introspective / Reflective / Dreamy. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 45 BPM]

A delicate and somewhat mystical waltz with an Italian or Sicilian flavor. Has a sense of something personal, introspective, touching. Like an unfolding story. Elegant and fragile. Features violin, trumpet and accordion. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

An emotional, orchestral track that combines a feeling of honor, glory and amazing achievements, with that of reflection. Honorable, valiant, rousing - but also fragile, even delicate. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 140 BPM]

This track is recorded with a real live orchestra and choir, with church organ. Eternal and sorrowful, poignant and grandiose piece. Regret, sadness and nostalgia. Angelic / Heavenly / Beautifuly melancholic, sorrowful and longing, this piece features a climax / crescendo towards the end. Richly textured, good as a film score / drama, funeral, separation, loss or humanitarian message. Multiple variations with or without piano or choir are available for your convenience. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A charming slow swing ballad featuring piano, electric guitar, acoustic bass, and male crooner. This song has a warm, vintage feel with fine musicianship. Guitar and piano solos complement each other. Lyrics tell the story of a guy trying to get back together with his lost love under the guise of “I just stopped by to say hello” [Tempo: Slow / 79 BPM]

French style acoustic jazz. Django / Hot Club of France. Ragtime / Dixieland feel. Happy and bouncy with two acoustic guitars and acoustic bass. Also available in an underscore version, without the lead guitar. [Tempo: Fast / 118 BPM]

Slow, mellow & peaceful piano-lead, modern orchestral track. Sombre, sedate, serene and with an air of melancholy to it. Contains piano, strings & synth fx. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 50 BPM]

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 'Z noveho sveta, From the New World' in E minor, Op. 95: 4. Allegro con fuoco. Recorded by D Hamilton exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast]

Sad, somber, defeated, heartbreaking, epic, tragic string piece that's also serene, peaceful, tranquil, sedate and mellow. Would suit historical, romantic break-up, war or documentary type projects. Reminiscent of Samuel Barber's Platoon piece. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 97 BPM]

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