Historical / Retro: 1920-1940'sSuggested Production Type

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A wonderfully warm, lush and all live big band jazz track. Very delicate, tasteful and exclusive sounding production, with a feel of old dance halls and concert halls. Old style jazz, classic jazz. A short vocal part appears from around 01:10. Features live orchestral strings, live brass, live piano, bass and drums - with vocals. Smooth and rich. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 117 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 powerful and dramatic orchestral soundtrack piece. Full symphony orchestra and large choir, staccato and relentless. Ominous, dark, forceful. Highly suitable for war, conflict, battle, fantasy or sci-fi. Expensive, meticulous, Hollywood quality production. [Tempo: Medium / 73 BPM]

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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

A fun and jolly 'hot club of france' style track with acoustic guitar, accordeon and violin. Playful and whimsical, suitable for comedy, novelty, parody, animation, casual games and more. The accordeon gives the track a French tint, but it's by my means limited to France or French content. It's just suitably quirky, zany and jolly. [Tempo: Medium / 81 BPM]

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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]

(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]

A piano- and strings theme for film / drama / personal stories. Touching, hopeful, flowering, poignant. Good for storytelling, real lives, past times. Introspective / Reflective / Dignified. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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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]

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]

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

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This encouraging, upbeat guitar music track pays homage to the north Mississippi hill country blues. The single, acoustic guitar plays a sparse melody between bass notes and strumming. Joining the guitar is tamborine, claps, brushed snare and kick drum. This music is great for travel, cooking and web shows, comedy, drama, and rural themes. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 105 BPM]

Fun and feelgood, upbeat Gypsy Jazz / Hot Club of France style. Toe-tapping and light hearted. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 120 BPM]

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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]

Festive and lively, this Cajun music track quickly draws the listener into a party of good feeling and energy. With accordions playing melody and chords, the track is pushed along by acoustic guitar, boogie-woogie style bass and drums. Perfect music for comedies, children’s shows and travel/cooking programming. Cajun / Accordion / Energetic. [Tempo: Fast / 175 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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This music feels like you are in an off the cuff, backwoods, American jam session. Folksy acoustic guitar plays the main part, with slide electric guitar and far-away vocals speckled in, and steady claps and kick drum. Perfect music for comedy, drama, real-life rural themes, cooking and travel. Raw / In The Pocket / Rural Music. Available with or without the vocal shouts. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 117 BPM]

Gentle and beautiful solo piano waltz in a classical romantic style. [Tempo: Slow]

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]

Festive and fun, this upbeat waltz conveys the Cajun sounds of Louisiana. Accordion, vocals and bluesy, slide dobro trade melodies over a cheerful, steady rhythm section. This is a great music for family or travel themes, and also cooking and comedy. Cajun / Cheerful / Waltz Music. [Tempo: Medium / 185 BPM]

A very upbeat, fun and cheeky accordeon track in Polka style. Can be France, Eastern Europe, Gypsy etc. A real traditional European party music. Playful and whimsical. Busy, a little bit rowdy, with fast accordeon parts. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 114 BPM]

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An organic acoustic guitar and organ vibe with harmonica. Ambient, Americana music feel. Dark, mysterious, longing music. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Classic old school swing influenced by the likes of Chet Baker, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Upbeat, good times, cool and classy Jazz from a golden era. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 100 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]

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]

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An emotional and inspiring music with a dramatic, valiant, achievement mood. Featuring symphonic orchestra with large percussion ensemble. Heroic / Patriotic / Greatness. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 95 BPM]

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Acoustic, raw and authentic, this country blues music has an upbeat, nitty-gritty, down-home feel. Its arrangement of two acoustic guitars and percussion is brought to life with their distinctive, unpolished timbres and the rhythm of the mid-20th Century American South. The sound and feel of this track aligns perfectly for content set in the country, slide shows, travel programs and documentaries. Early Country Blues / Nitty Gritty / American South music. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 96 BPM]

Robert Schumann, Bunte Blätter (Translation: Coloured Leaves), Op. 99, No. 1 in A Major. Performed live in studio by renowned concert pianist Vadim Chaimovich, exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

A 1940's / 50's / 60's post-bop style jazz tune performed by a jazz quartet. Casual, cool, and stylish. [Tempo: Medium / 165 BPM]

A very warm, delicate, graceful and soothing jazz ballad. Melancholic / Soothing / Nostalgic / Loving Music. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 82 BPM]

This soundtrack is written in the best traditions of the genre of spy James Bond. Anxiety, uncertainty, analytical thinking, investigation, crime mystery. Symphonic orchestra, medium tempo, cinematic. Well suite for the movie project and video background too. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 140 BPM]

A fun and lighthearted instrumental tune with a European, French, Italian, Polish, Greek or Eastern European history feel and sound. Great for historical content, retro / vintage footage, European holiday, travel, culture and documentaries, cooking show, and anything that needs a light hearted sense of European culture. [Tempo: Medium / 77 BPM]

An epic and orchestral music track with a sense of grandeur and greatness, with powerful percussive section and rising motion. Suitable as music for victorious and achievement scenery. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

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Inspired by the works of big Hollywood movies, this piece brings superheroes to mind with its grand majestic brass. Evocative / Valiant / Rousing music track. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 90 BPM]

Kind, sensitive, sweet and warm, this track features classical guitars, violin and cello. Hopeful harmonies and heartwarming melodies that bring inspiration and hope to the listener. Various versions available to create complete soundtrack out of this single composition. You can have just guitars accompaniment to support you dialog or sweeping violin theme with guitar solos or full mix with all elements and more. Suitable for documentary, nature and leisure videos as well as nature travel and relaxing cottage lifestyle. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 96 BPM]

A very touching and poignant orchestral piece. Emotional, spiritual, heavenly. Grand orchestral sound, available with or without choir. The piece returns to the understated, heartening opening motif towards the end. Faith / Wonderment / Togetherness. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 67 BPM]

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Staccato cellos, pianos, uneasy harmony resolving in beauty (1 min), slightly serious yet playful and lively. Works with advertising, drama, avant-garde film, mysteries and television dramas. [Tempo: Fast / 113 BPM]

This track is recorded with a real live orchestra. Sweeping, dramatic theme invokes the ageless and timeless, presented in settings that are both intimate and imbued with grandeur. Good for drama, epic romance, sweeping landscapes, stories of uncommon love, and the passage of time. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

Solemn and reflective background music for drama, storytelling, visuals. Ambient and contemplative. Perhaps memories, or contemplating the future. Also highly suitable for slow-motion footage, scenes of amazing nature. Emotional, deep, thoughtful and introspective. (Stem files available.) [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 101 BPM]

Unpolished and thoughtful, this country banjo track is brilliant for creating a sparse, rural feeling, conveying a down-home, Southern sentiment. This is a recording of a single banjo performance excellent for dramas, travel and cooking shows, and for media set in country environs. Pensive / Banjo / Back Porch. [Tempo: Medium / 82 BPM]

Epic cinematic action music, perfect for movie trailers, book trailers, drama and cinematic action. Dramatic and evolving orchestral composition, featuring full orchestra with beautiful string melodies, epic risers, distorted guitars & rock drums. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 88 BPM]

Feisty with southern-country charm, this fingerstyle acoustic guitar music track invites you in like a great story. It’s a great example of early, country blues and played on a small framed guitar. Its quirky playfulness is easy to snap your fingers to and excellent for country cooking programs, comedies, dramas, folksy documentaries and period pieces. [Tempo: Medium / 84 BPM]

A classical piano piece with a nostalgic sound and a somewhat thoughtful, contemplative and melancholic mood. Graceful and delicate, this touching piano music also has a slight sense of mystery or perhaps history. An alternative, 'Nostalgic Piano Sound' version is also available. [Tempo: Slow]

Cinematic, chamber orchestra, storytelling music track featuring piano, woodwinds and strings. Inspirational, elegant and timeless. Stately / Honorable / Graceful music. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
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An emotional and contemplative piano & strings composition, full of intrigue, passion and mystery. Serious music / New classical. Artful, Empassioned, Deep insight, Turmoil, Mixed feelings. [Tempo: Medium / 150 BPM]

Rural, resolute and willful, this country blues music is slow, drawn out – balancing between future hope and past pain. It’s sparse, slide resonator guitar arrangement is an excellent pairing for rural settings: dramas, reality and cooking shows. Resonator Slide / Delta Blues / Reflective / Prideful music track. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

An inspirational, emotional and thoughtful track with classical music elements. Cinematic and riveting, this track will stir up emotions, inspiration, hopes and dreams. Chamber music production, with big percussion joining in later, but not too overpowering. Epic / Inspiring / Regal / Elegant. (Stem files available.) [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 150 BPM]

Reflective, emotive piano mood with strings. A rich and developing neo-classical composition. Atmospheric / Wonderment / Heartwarming / Soaring / Touching / Inspirational. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

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