Historical / Retro: 1920-1940'sSuggested Production Type

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

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An eerie or slightly dark suspenseful track made with chamber orchestra. Simple structure, evolving. Suspense / Cinematic / Classical. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

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]

Classic, old style jazz combo. Piano, Upright bass, brush drums. Nice and easy going, relaxing, classic jazz. Vibraphone and strings enter later. Classy, timeless. [Tempo: Medium / 105 BPM]

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A track that takes you back to an era of innocence, elegance and sophistication. Featuring swinging clarinet, piano, acoustic guitar, bass and drums, this is perfect for rom-coms, high class social gatherings, kids tv, 1930s-1940s themed projects or any project looking for a touch of high society. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

Count Basie style big band with full big band. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 192 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]

Subtle, delicate and sparse waltz with glassy bells and high piano. Tasteful, graceful and frail. Good for drama, personal reflection, melancholic scenes. This piece has a slight historical feel to it as well -- perhaps memories or times gone by. Pretty and pastoral. [Tempo: Slow / 52 BPM]

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A slow and swaying piano blues / jazz piano tune, in traditional / classic lounge piano style. Lazy and slightly playful music. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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Robert Schumann, Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26, IV. Intermezzo in E-flat minor. Performed live in studio by renowned concert pianist Vadim Chaimovich, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

Laid back acoustic jazz. Happy, playful and relaxed, featuring acoustic guitars and accordian. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 93 BPM]

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A melancholy piano waltz that leads into a happier and more hopeful middle section. A romantic, bittersweet and refined sounding background track. [Tempo: Slow / 160 BPM]

A sweet, melancholic song featuring clarinet and acoustic bass to evoke an exotic Mediterranean flavour. [Tempo: Slow / 110 BPM]

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

A track of sparse piano against a dark keyboard pad - accompanied by a beautiful ribbon mic recording of a real rainstorm from my friend's porch. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Peaceful, melodic and beautiful cinematic music track featuring piano, clarinet, orchestral strings, glockenspiel, soft brush drums and upright double bass. Organic and natural sounding. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 105 BPM]

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Smooth retro swing number with full 30+ piece big band setting the tone for male crooner vocals. Nostalgic sound that might be heard in the 40’s, 50’s, or 60’s. [Tempo: Medium / 116 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]

Solo piano. Evocative, inspired by windswept moors, or the spray of a wild sea shore. [Tempo: Medium / 87 BPM]

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Slow, dreamy Americana / Acoustica with a haunting, solemn, sound. Beautiful and introspective, melancholic and nostalgic. Acoustic guitar, mellotron, and an old upright piano with a very nostalgic sound. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 47 BPM]

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

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]

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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]

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

A light and pleasant, acoustic jazz lounge track. Jazz piano, upright bass, jazzy drums. Happy / Relaxed / Easy-going. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

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(Please note that Gershwin's compositions are public domain in the EU, but not in the USA. To use this music from within the USA, you need additional licensing from the rights holders. For more information search Wikipedia or Harry Fox Agency). [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 115 BPM]

Ethereal, somber, building, sorrowful, revealing music. Themes include deep emotional impact, acceptance, isolation, despair, devestation, resignation, the inner cry of the heart. Lead cello, string pad, full orchestra, full choir. Sad / Spiritual / Melancholic Music. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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A supremely tasty, classy, lush and delicate classic jazz track. Smooth as velvet, featuring all live instruments and orchestra, and a female vocal towards the end of the track. Classic big band jazz ensemble with orchestra. Stick around to hear the short vocal part around the 3 minute mark - it'll be worth it. [Tempo: Slow / 83 BPM]

A rhythmic, soaring, orchestral / neo classical piece. After a pensive, rhythmic start, the piece grows, builds, increases into a soaring piece of amazement and wonder. It has a slight sense of mystery, and an emotive feel, as if something of grave importance is unfolding. This will work well for nature / natural world, dramas / personal stories, storytelling / film and television. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 72 BPM]

A country song about a small town diner/restaurant, where the towns folk discuss gossip and politics. Guitar, upright bass, drums, fiddle, national resonator guitar, percussion. [Tempo: Fast / 118 BPM]

Uplifting, fun and bright, this is a Hot Club of France style acoustic jazz guitar piece. Saucy and swingin'! [Tempo: Fast / 115 BPM]

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A slow and beautiful song about a flourishing relationship. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

Happy-go-lucky, swinging, Broadway style big band Jazz. Romantic and upbeat with punchy brass, melody on soprano sax and trumpet and rhythm section of drums, bass and guitar. Great for theatrical productions, romantic comedies, commercials, nostalgic moments and 30s-60s period drama tv and film. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 125 BPM]

A musical depiction of nature. Pastoral and peaceful, dynamic and rich in variety. Modest, optimistic and colourful. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

This track is recorded with a real live orchestra. Sweeping, exciting and uplifting with big culmination, suggestive of eternal love new beginnings, life success and achievement, or other celebratory moment of glory and accomplishment. Good for epic and love stories, sweeping landscapes or passages of time. Suitable for movie soundtrack, historic documentary, movie trailer and more. Exceptional value real orchestra and piano recording. Multiple edits of various moods and length are available for your convenience. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A very slow solo piano track, played live on an old upright piano with a nostalgic, aged sound. Melancholic but comforting, easy and relaxed. Introspective / Reflective / Dreamy.

[Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 54 BPM]

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Positive, uplifting and inspiring epic music track made with orchestra, epic drums and choir. Structured in three parts. Wonderment / Epic / Orchestral / Grandeur Music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

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This track is recorded with a real live orchestra. Rich cellos and aching violins featured in this dramatic backdrop perfect for any large scene of human striving or romantic heroicism. Minor opening delivers with strong restatement in the major, providing a powerful emotional lift. Determination and heart are rewarded withachievement and fulfillment.Good for drama, documentary, adventure/fantasy and more. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium]

A powerful song that deals with a significant story about a sister. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

Fast, swinging drums leads to a funky house groove with some vintage jazz underneath. Fun, crazy horn melody, cool walking bass line, piano and guitar chords. Great for advertising, comedies, opening credits or any fun project. Short, 30-seconds track. [Tempo: Fast / 125 BPM]

Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 in B minor, Op. 46: 2. Death of Ase (Ases Death). Arranged and recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A pretty and quaint piano piece, performed live on an old upright piano, with a nostalgic sound. Delicate and happy, in a relaxed way. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 59 BPM]

A fragile and introspective, melancholic and longing acoustic track with a sense of old Europe / Italy / France / Sicily or other traditional European culture. Sparse sound with acoustic guitar, violin, mandolin and solemn trumpet, backed by sparse jazz drums and upright bass. A feeling of loss or hopelessness. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

A fun, bright, playful piece of vintage big band jazz. Funny and busy, this track is full of twists and turns. A retro vintage jazzy romp! [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 92 BPM]

Mid-tempo Tango featuring accordeon, piano, bass, pizzicato string section and subtle drums. Tango dancing, retro show, freakshow, novelty. Also circus, musical caravan, fairground and merry-go-round etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 84 BPM]

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Reflective Piano piece. Touching, Wistful, Graceful, Nostalgic. [Tempo: Slow]

Upbeat and playful, easy going jazz trio. Piano, upright bass and subtle jazz drums. Nice and happy, easy-going jazz mood. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 100 BPM]

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Romantic France. Easy and nice playing musette. Paris cafe. European. Love, Romantic, Delight/Bliss, Soulful. Piano, Accordion. Romantic/Melodrama, French. [Tempo: Slow / 93 BPM]

Full of 'Joie de vivre' this accordion and mandolin led piece is a bright, filmic, retro sounding waltzer conjuring up visions of traditional European city streets, mountains, lakes, fairgrounds, carousels, flowers and festivals. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 62 BPM]

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