Historical / Retro: 1920-1940'sSuggested Production Type

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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]

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]

This orchestral, neo classical piece starts quietly and grows into a crescendo of wonderment and fulfilment. A solo soprano voice combines with orchestral strings, contemporary drums and subtle ethnic flutes to create a track with a lot of emotional impact. This piece can be suitable for many things, including special project presentations and much more. Classic, classy and elegant. Freedom / expression. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 152 BPM]

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  • $38.55

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

Set of 3 music loops
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  • $53.95

A cheeky and fun orchestral soundtrack led by pizzicato strings and clarinet. Light and fluffy, with a slightly vintage or 1940's orchestra feel. [Tempo: Medium / 111 BPM]

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  • $38.55

Gentle rag featuring acoustic guitar and dobro. A version without the dobro is also available. Nice country / bluegrass / folk / americana track. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 81 BPM]

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  • $41.95

Upbeat and friendly, this bluegrass music track is easy and light with a touch of crazy. Its Americana country flavor is a balancing act between the affable and the comedic. The banjo melody is helped out rhythmically by an acoustic guitar and a simple, steady kick drum. Ideal music for Americana flavored comedies, travel and cooking shows. Affable / Banjo / Comedy Music. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

Light, easy and joyful jazz. Live jazz ensemble; Piano, drums, acoustic bass. Playful, happy and easy-going. Classy and tasteful. [Tempo: Medium / 138 BPM]

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  • $39.95

Dark muted trumpet is featured in this classy jazz piece. Warm, vibrant, and jazzy up-tempo track, with wind-section, double bass and light drumbeats. Perfect for productions that require a refined, sophisticated, and sexy backdrop, such as movies, commercials, and TV shows. Great for conveying a musical environment. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

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  • $47.20

A mysterious and pensive track with an uneasy, slightly psychedelic feel. Like classic murder mysteries or a sneaky scene in a classic horror type production. [Tempo: Slow / 100 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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  • $43.95

Jazz trio (guitar, acoustic bass, drums) and male vocals really swing in this fun up-tempo number. Humorous and poignant lyrics about an overbearing boss. Dynamic guitar work in the style of Barney Kessel, Jimmy Bruno. Track has a feel of being recorded live in the studio. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 83 BPM]

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  • $45.95

Piano solo, an elegant waltz with an air of mystery. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, Hob.III:2; Op. 1 No. 2: Movement 2: Minuet - Trio. Recorded live in studio by the Allegro String Ensemble, exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium]

This is true romance, the classic way. A beautiful evening at the beach, looking up at the stars. Features a beautiful woodwind and strings melody with lush piano arpeggios. Suitable for a romantic trailer or a special moment in a production. [Tempo: Slow]

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]

Western / Mexican style ballad. Shoot out at the OK Corrall! Twangy electric, Spanish guitars, church bell. Builds in stages over 3 choruses. [Tempo: Medium / 106 BPM]

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  • $48.95

A subtle, understated, yet glorious / glorifying and heroic track. Symphony orchestra, dark percussion and choir. A sense of sacrifice, sadness, sorrow, combined with eternal glory, undying love and praise. Somewhat ritual or religious feeling, like a hymn. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

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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  • $59.95

This quaint music track easily articulates the simplicity of country life, surrounded by friends and family. Banjo and acoustic guitar trade off on the upbeat melody. They are joined by a kick drum and sparse percussion. This is excellent music for adding a rural/country flavor to dramas, travel and cooking shows. Quaint / Americana / Upbeat music. [Tempo: Medium / 126 BPM]

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

Set of 5 music loops
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  • $38.95

Giovanni Sgambati, Melody in D minor after 'Orfeo ed Euridice' by Ch. W. von Gluck. Performed live in studio by renowned concert pianist Vadim Chaimovich, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Slow]

A cheeky and charming little French number. Available in a vocal version (retro French chic style, male/female duet) and an instrumental version, this light hearted waltz has a quintessentially French style and sound. [Tempo: Medium / 180 BPM]

A neo-classical piece with a sense of dignity, history and timeless elegance. Equally suitable as music for current-day affairs and drama, as for historical / period dramas. Great as a main theme for a series or a one-off presentation. Classy and elegant, with a waltz rhythm. Available with or without an opera type, live soprano vocal. [Tempo: Medium / 146 BPM]

Real and rowdy – and full of good times – this Cajun music track inspires you to dance, enjoy and be merry. With accordions and fiddle producing melody and harmonies, it’s the rhythm of acoustic guitar, banjo, bass, claps, tambourine, vocal hollers and drums that makes you want to move. This is an excellent fit for family and friend moments in dramas or comedies, also great music for web tutorials, children’s shows and cooking / travel themes. [Tempo: Fast / 175 BPM]

Cinematic atmospheric washes of light & shade blossom into free form piano lines evoking wide vistas or a homely, folksy environment. Thought provoking, captivating & pure with a sense of the innate complexities of life. The track ends on a positive note and this uplifting passage is available separately as Sting 2. ‘Dawn Of A New Life’ is similar in style to Dream Valley Music’s ‘Secrets & Memories’, ‘True Life Stories’ and ‘How It Ends’. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 120 BPM]

(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]

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]

A big band jazz arrangement with lots of energy and a strong theme. Solos on piano and guitar. Cheeky and cheerful with a big sound. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 189 BPM]

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  • $51.20

Cutting edge collides with traditional sounds in this glitchy, dreamlike fusion of styles. Old meets new. Quirky. charming & poignant, it would suit science & technology, green issues, environment and modern drama. Similar in instrumentation and mood to the Dream Valley Music tracks, Speed of Night, Metallic Wasteland and Grace & Harmony. Please note: This track features deliberate digital glitches, odd scratchy sound effects. This is for effect, is done on purpose, and is not an error or problem with the file. A "no glitches" version is also available if you prefer it clean. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 75 BPM]

This charming, festive royalty-free music track has the sentiment of the old American South-West meets Northern Mexico. It’s light and rhythmic arrangement features steel and nylon string acoustic guitars backed up with drums, percussion, bass, mandolin and piano. This would be a great sonic complement to period pieces, documentaries, comedies and as a show theme. Festive / Mexico / Old South West / Charming. [Tempo: Medium / 138 BPM]

Big, epic and inspirational music track featuring full orchestra combined with piano. Bringing epic and achievement, pompous mood. Proud / Successful Music. [Tempo: Medium / 97 BPM]

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  • $50.95

Inspiring and uplifting composition with a heroic and glorious melodies performed on the piano and accompanied by full symphonic orchestra. Perfect for films, TV and amazing stories. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 70 BPM]

This unpolished, rootsy music track is a single resonator guitar performance. It’s lively and sparse, conveying the authentic tone and some of the idiosyncratic whims of pre-rock Delta Blues. A good fit for dramas, comedies, children’s shows and travel/cooking programing. Rootsy / Resonator Guitar / Sparse Music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 87 BPM]

A sweet and pleasant, old-style jazz track that harks back to historical New York or Europe, with a hint of Gypsy Jazz / Hot Club of France style, combined with a laid-back, breezy feel. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

(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: Slow, Medium]

Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky, Meditation in D Major, Op. 72, No. 5. Performed live in studio by renowned concert pianist Vadim Chaimovich, exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Slow]

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Six moments musicaux, Op. 16, No. 5 Sostenuto in D-flat Major. Performed live in studio by renowned concert pianist Vadim Chaimovich, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

An epic orchestral trailer track with an uplifting string melody and a larger than life orchestra sound. Large taiko drum section adds to the epic feel with huge hits. Emotional, rousing, heroic, a triumphant theme tinged with sadness, but also of pride and glory. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 140 BPM]

Medium slow swinging vocal jazz with a retro lounge feeling. Cocktails, cigarettes, and the blues. Male vocalists croons and changes his mind; are our love problems your fault or mine? Also available as an instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow / 82 BPM]

A soft and delightful jazz piano ballad. A combination of French chanson and 1930's stride style jazz ballad. This piece just makes you want to smile. Easy Jazz / Happy / Restaurant Music. [Tempo: Slow / 78 BPM]

Downhome and lively, this early country music is easy on the ears and catchy. The track builds up nicely with acoustic guitar accompanying slide (resonator) guitar backed up with bass, accordion, and percussion. It’s a great fit for commercials, themes, dramas, documentaries, and country lifestyle shows. Downhome / Lively / Slide Playing music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 94 BPM]

A delightful, delicate and pretty waltz with a French or European folk music influence. Excellent for travel, history, culture, advertising and more. Tasteful / Understated / Cozy / Music of Europe, Paris, France. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 160 BPM]

Warm and positively romantic jazz trio, giving off real good feeling. Great piano, bass and drum performances. Classic jazz trio sound. [Tempo: Medium / 123 BPM]

Set of 4 music loops
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  • $43.30

Piano jazz trio, mid paced, happy. Easy, playful, light. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 115 BPM]

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  • $42.95

Homey, kindhearted and comforting (in the storm) are feelings easily conveyed in this simple folk song with banjo and 12-string acoustic guitar. It sounds like a lost folk song that everyone once knew. Recorded without a metronome - in order to catch the humanness and imperfection, this can emphasize these elements all the more onto your media’s subjects. This is an excellent selection for (Americana) rural: characters, lifestyle, culture. Heartening / Withstanding / Banjo / 12-string Guitar music. [Tempo: Medium / 81 BPM]

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  • $54.95

Nice and smooth bossa nova, latin jazz, with a happy and joyful mood. Flute, acoustic guitars, electric piano, brush drums. [Tempo: Medium / 70 BPM]

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  • $45.35

Happy, good natured big band swing with male jazz vocalist. Singer vows to be a "class act" and gives a very detailed, descriptive list of things that he thinks will help him achieve that goal. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 122 BPM]

This banjo-based Americana music track is raw, real, upbeat and conveys a quirky sense of humour. Helping out the banjo, is a steady rhythm section of acoustic guitar, shaker, kick and brushed drums. Perfect music for comedy, rural story-telling, and country travel and cooking shows. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 98 BPM]

Romantic and dreamy French waltz jazz, with a musette melody and elegant orchestrations. Think Paris at night, elegant Parisian scenes and people. Tradition, history and European culture. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 123 BPM]

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