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

Found 712 tracks

An orchestral track of amazement, wonderment and grandeur, with a dark side. Mysterious and pompous. Discovery, adventure, daring, wonderment. [Tempo: Medium / 130 BPM]

Grand, sweeping, Cinematic piece performed by a live philharmonic orchestra. Romantic, dreamy, melancholic. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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]

Mellow country / folk ballad. Acoustic guitars, subtle drums and slide guitar. Melancholic, heartwarming, homely and comforting. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

Jazzy piece of piano trio music recorded with real acoustic instruments in 3/4 rhythm. Long Double Bass solo intro. Very easy listening and contemporary will be great for background, ambient and lounge style, smooth jazz. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 122 BPM]

Fast, happy and bouncy, vintage / historical jazz. D'jango / Gypsy Jazz style with fast strumming acoustic guitar, subtle jazz drums, upright bass and occasional violin. Joyful, playful and excited. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 100 BPM]

An emotional and inspirational, cinematic track featuring full orchestra sound, and big drums creating a heroic vibe. Great for trailers, films, TV shows and commercials. [Tempo: Fast / 125 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]

Swampy, rhythmic and loose, this upbeat country blues track is easy to clap along to and feel a part of something fun. Acoustic and (slide) resonator guitars give its melody that Americana charm with an in-the-pocket rhythm section made up of tambourine, shaker and kick drum. Perfect for feel great moments in drama, commercials, comedy and lifestyle shows. Swampy / Country Blues / In The Pocket. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 96 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]

Playful, quirky and light waltz track made with small orchestra, mandolins and a piano. Structure consisted of 3 parts (A-B-A), no divided parts. Positive / Quirky / Playful. [Tempo: Medium / 140 BPM]

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]

A light hearted, pleasant and joyful French waltz. Captures the spirit of Paris / France with nicely melodic accordeon and a light jazz backing. Happy and care free. [Tempo: Medium / 185 BPM]

Gustav Holst - The Planets, Op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War. Arranged and recorded with real live orchestra, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

Mendelssohn "Song Without Words" Opus 19 No. 1. Elliot Simon’s arrangement of Mendelssohn’s piano opus gives the piece a beautifully distant and haunting quality. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Traditional tango with accordeon. Staccato, mid-tempo, classic European style. Good for travel and holidays, historical, cultural programming and commercials. [Tempo: Fast / 130 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]

Historical sounding Waltz performed live on an old piano and a violin. Romantic, sweet, genuine culture & history - period 1890-1940 approx. Also nice for silent film. Classy and elegant. Also available in an "old record" sounding version. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

A fresh comedy swing track for silly and quirky media projects like commercials, tv shows, cartoons, jokes and more. The track features a walking bass line, a cool groove on drums, hand claps, and a wacky jazz guitar lead! Horns help ad entertainment and silliness to the tune. There are versions without the melody so check those out too. [Tempo: Fast / 216 BPM]

Energetic, campy electro-swing track. Tuba, electronic drums, and brush snare drive the upbeat tempo. Dixieland Clarinet, trumpet, and trombone answer. Singer vows revenge on the one who did him wrong. Also available as an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 114 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]

Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces, Op. 12, No. 2: Waltz. Performed and recorded by concert pianist Zelimir Panic, exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium]

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]

George Frideric Händel: Water Music Suite No. 2, HWV 349. Movement 11: Allegro. Live orchestra recording, performed and recorded exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium]

Lush strings and piano are the backdrop for a very emotional solo violin melody. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 50 BPM]

This unpolished, early country blues sounds like a small barn jam session. Steel-string acoustic guitar, resonator guitar and banjo play to foot stomping, claps, lap slaps and kick drum. Obvious uses for this track are rural/country dramas, comedies, reality shows, rural cooking and travel shows. [Tempo: Medium / 101 BPM]

Nuages Sombres is french for "Dark Clouds". This is a somber solo piano piece with a strong Romantic influence. It has a somewhat timeless aura, but relates heavily to 19th century European drama. Reflective / Melancholic. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

France, traditional French cafe style with accordeon and acoustic guitar. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 119 BPM]

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A Russian influenced track great for comedies, dramas, travel, commercials or any project in need of a Russian folk soundtrack. Features Three Balalaika's and Accordion. Can also be Italian, French, Jewish. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

A sad and romantic solo piano track was written in a classical romantic piano style. Sad and gentle. Nostalgic and tender. Waltz has a three parts. The middle part is a Polonaise. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Beautiful, yet melancholic acoustic guitar piece, with a feeling of Baltic winters and icy landscapes. [Tempo: Slow / 70 BPM]

Lush string orchestra and gentle guitar portray both tragedy and hope. Coming to terms with loss, and moving on. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 61 BPM]

A sweet, innocent and fragile solo piano piece. Suitable for drama, story telling, ballerina, lullaby and more. Comforting, pretty, slight hint of nostalgia or melancholy, but very heartwarming. Touching / Gentle / Delicate. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Traditional jazz, stride piano music. Happy and funny with a fast tempo. One minute of music, will be great for old movies scenes, commercials, and other projects. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

Vintage / classical style acoustic guitar jazz. Easy going, relaxed and somewhat playful, this track is both 'bluesy', happy and romantic. Historical, traditional jazz or Americana. D'jango / Hot club of France, old time bar, restaurant or dance hall. Visions of 1910-1950 New York. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

A passionate and emotive French / European accordeon waltz that captures the spirit of France, Paris and everything traditional French. Heartfelt and genuine. [Tempo: Medium / 192 BPM]

Irresistably bitter-sweet, warm, inviting and sensual with a dark undertow. French inspired. [Tempo: Slow / 110 BPM]

Classic Jazz piano trio with mid tempo, upbeat swinging groove. Smooth and classy, nice for 30s-60s period drama tv and film, living the NYC high life, romantic comedies and upscale corporate and retail. [Tempo: Medium / 140 BPM]

Emotional and soulful piano waltz. Classical/Contemporary, Piano Music. Love, Sad, Nostalgic, Soft/Smooth, Peaceful/Calm, Soulful, Melancholic/Sentimental, Gentle/Tender. Piano. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

This track features Piano melody with orchestral symphonic elements in the style of Chopin/Beethoven and the turn of the century mood in the eastern Europe but done in a Tim Burton orchestral fashion ala Danny Elfman. [Tempo: Slow]

Dramatic, dark and pounding orchestral style music, suitable for a battle scene or a dramatic trailer. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

Melodic and inspiring solo piano. Great for children, nature, history, painting, special days, kindness, tenderness and much more. Would also work in twisted contrast with Hannibal Lecter type characters and also gifted genious type scenes. [Tempo: Medium / 72 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 classy and tasteful, easy going track with a slightly Historical feel. Acoustic guitar, tenor & soprano sax. A somewhat surly, jazzy feel, could be 1930's, 40's, 50's or 60's. Would go well with historical or retro film, or any classy, jazzy film scene or other media. [Tempo: Medium / 55 BPM]

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