Historical / Retro: 1920-1940'sSuggested Production Type

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An elegant, poignant Tango with the flavour of old Europe, perhaps Italy or Sicily. Led by a fragile solo violin, supported by accordion, drums and strings. Passionate, combining elements of joy and tenderness, perhaps longing. Good for historical Europe, dance scenes, drama and more. The track moves into a more developed / louder part at about 45 seconds in. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 92 BPM]

Upbeat, cool Jazz Piano trio. Great for movie and TV scenes, romantic comedies, swinging city life, upscale food and fashion videos or any fun project in need of some smokey jazz club music. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 176 BPM]

Eccentric and comedic, this 20’s jazz ensemble piece conveys light-hearted hilarity with a bizarre touch. Woodwinds and horns interweave melodies on top of a trad-jazz rhythm section of tuba, banjo and tack piano. Great for nutty comedies, children’s shows, web tutorials and period pieces. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 87 BPM]

Melodic Russian, Gypsy, Eastern European or Balkan folk piece. Played by acoustic guitars, bass, drums, shaker. I had a picture in mind while composing - Russian villages, long road, lonely horse carrying a cart through a snowy woods. Could be used in any project which needs background music or a soundtrack. The whole track loops seamlessly (as WAV). [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 113 BPM]

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Mid-tempo french / Hot Club of France jazz. Retro / classic in the style of Django Reinhardt. Fun and saucy! [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 93 BPM]

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Händel - Water Music Suite no. 1, F major, HWV348: 6. Air. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by Y Sazonoff. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

(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 / 126 BPM]

Epic pops tune with smooth male crooner backed by full orchestra. Dramatic, dreamy, hopeful; makes you feel like all your dreams can come true. Lyrics have positive imagery. Elegant retro feel; something you would hear as a TV or film soundtrack in the 50’s or 60’s but with a modern production shine. Brass section, woodwind section, string section. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 127 BPM]

Live performed waltz, with a European flavor - perhaps Italy or Sicily. Accordeon, mandolin, violin and snare drum. Good for anything European or historical Europe, Italian / Sicilian productions, historical drama and more. Authentic and elegant. [Tempo: Medium / 115 BPM]

Piano ballad, very emotional and slow. Great music for sensitive and dramatic projects. Peaceful, relaxing music. [Tempo: Slow]

Beautiful and romantic ballad for your dining pleasures. Ref. Dave Brubeck, Oscar Peterson. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 54 BPM]

This solo classical piano piece has both a darker section and a happier section as well. [Tempo: Slow]

A French or European style accordeon waltz with a slightly hellish feel, this track will go well with anything France, traditional Europe, Eastern Europe / European backcountry. It has a subtle undertone of humor, and will work for travel, culture, historical, as well as for dark humor. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 130 BPM]

Medium swing vocal jazz with a classic 50’s and 60’s sound. Story of a young jazz musician trying to impress an older veteran saxophone player. The old guy joins him to jam a few verses; is his laughing a sign of approval or is he mocking him? This song is full of ultra-cool vibe and atmosphere. Tenor sax and piano solos. [Tempo: Slow / 98 BPM]

This track features lyrical saxophone melody and a drone played by bass and drums to evoke a peaceful, serene atmosphere. [Tempo: Slow]

Accordeon jazz track in a "Hot club of France" style. Playful and cheeky, up-tempo with slight Gypsy or Django feel. Upbeat, fresh and fun, slightly rowdy, with a strong flavour of France, Europe, also possibly Eastern Europe. [Tempo: Fast / 111 BPM]

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Positive, optimistic and joyful waltz with piano, string pizzicato and full orchestra with jazzy drums from the second part. Great for films, trailers and videos. [Tempo: Medium / 140 BPM]

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A catchy old school swing royalty free music track featuring contemporary drum loops with some timeless brass hooks. The track is driven forward with infectious beats and percussion that adds a snappy toe tapping feel. Funky and fun music. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 140 BPM]

Playful, jazzy swing. Cheeky, happy, joyful and lighthearted. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 BPM]

Swinging, vintage, happy-go-lucky Jazz done Louis Armstrong style. Perfect for flashbacks to the 1930s and 40s, lighthearted comedy, riverboat gambling, kids tv and much more. Features Trumpet, Acoustic Guitars, Upright Bass and Drums. [Tempo: Medium / 115 BPM]

Thoughtful solo piano. Peaceful, haunting, meditative. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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Country party feelings, joy and happiness are easily conveyed in the first few seconds of this Zydeco-inspired track. From the accordions, banjo, acoustic guitar, and the bass, claps and drums, everything is infused with that unique, push-pull rhythm characteristic of Zydeco music. Ideal for feel-good moods in comedies, dramas, travel and cooking shows. Party / Zydeco / Joy. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 79 BPM]

Solo Piano, Pop piano with a Gospel feel. Acoustic Piano, Positive, reflective, heartfelt. Instrumental easy listening. [Tempo: Slow / 63 BPM]

A dynamic and evolving orchestral track. Full of twists and turns - darkness and danger turns to light and enchantment. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Moody piano and Russian balalaika over a building, freely played drum and bass groove. Exotic, mysterious and melancholy. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Conveying a feeling of desolation and loss, this blues music is the epitome of “a good man feeling down.” Slide resonator guitar plays and a lamenting voice sings over a bluesy, acoustic guitar and simple kick drum. The wordless vocals are searching, giving the track a touch of Gospel – and a sliver of hope. Suitable for poignant moments in dramas and documentaries. Desolation / Deep Blues / Poignant music. Available in several different mixes/version with or without the vocals and layers. [Tempo: Slow / 81 BPM]

An introspective, thoughtful and poignant film soundtrack piece. Somewhat nostalgic / melancholic, perhaps sorrow, loss or memories of bygone times. Starts with only piano, and grows to a full orchestral score further in, with crescendi and sweeping climaxes. A single female soprano voice enters at about 03:20. Good for drama / personal stories, epic love stories, history / vintage film and more. [Tempo: Slow]

Swinging, small combo jazz. Electric guitar over bass & drums, with a classic jazzy organ comp and a great jazz guitar solo in the middle. Classic 'jazz club' stuff. [Tempo: Fast / 80 BPM]

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Fast jazzy music track. Swinging piano trio playing a traditional tune. Very rhythmic, agile, and motivated. Great music for joyful, moving and excited situations. [Tempo: Fast / 220 BPM]

A traditional Polish Folk song performed with female vocals, violins, accordion and frame drum. Available as a vocal version, and an instrumental versions with accordion lead, or Suka Biłgorajska lead. The Instrumental versions can refer to Ukraine or Belarus as well. This track features a very solemn, melancholic intro part before it gets into the main track itself, which is more upbeat and stoic. [Tempo: Very slow, Medium / 117 BPM]

Moody Americana track. Lap steel guitar over sparse drums and a foreboding drone. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 65 BPM]

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Bittersweet solo piano royalty free track, good for drama, introduction sequences and story telling. [Tempo: Slow / 94 BPM]

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Thoughtful and delicate acoustic guitar pattern builds with piano, cello and simple drums. Perfect for lonesome people or forgotten places. Slight acoustic rock and country vibe [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 95 BPM]

Inspired by early swing and banjo stomp, this upbeat music track feels like old-fashion country fun. It has a catchy, whistled melody supported by banjo, tack piano, upright bass and drums. Great for fun, comedic, quirky media genres. Fun / Corny / Country Music. [Tempo: Fast / 215 BPM]

Peaceful and emotional drama music with strings and steel guitar, building up with a climax at 1'03“. [Tempo: Slow / 92 BPM]

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Slow, tranquil, cinematic, serene, calm, sedate, sublime, quiet, reflective, dreamy & introspective piano piece with spacious, ethereal effects. Small, serene, contemplative and simple. Would suit nostalgic / romantic / dramatic / historic / documentary type projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 97 BPM]

Western swing. Steel guitar & fiddle over guitar, bass & drums. Fun retro style. Country fiddle joins in from around 01:40. [Tempo: Fast / 210 BPM]

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A happy and slightly playful jazz trio. Busy, acoustic jazz. Live performance with acoustic piano, upright bass and jazz drums. Fast tempo. Traditional jazz club sound. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 160 BPM]

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Emotional drama music with strings and steel guitar. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

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A touching and poignant piano piece, performed on an old upright piano with organ background chords. Nostalgic, with an 'old' sound, this very slow moving track has emotional depth and a sense of melancholy. Thoughtful / Reflective / Emotive. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

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Relaxing, mellow and peaceful music track featuring beautiful piano with a soft jazzy touch, glockenspiel, brush drums, upright double bass and smooth orchestral strings. Organic and natural sounding piece with a care free and relaxed vibe that brings to imagination the images of romance, love, peace and serenity. [Tempo: Slow / 105 BPM]

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Frederic Chopin Mazurka in F# minor, Op. 6: I. M.M. Classical music performed and recorded exclusively for Lynne Publishing by K. Funaric. [Tempo: Medium]

An instrumental, upbeat, swinging jazz track with piano, guitar, upright bass and drums. A melodically happy and bouncy track. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 82 BPM]

Traditional styled Polish Folk dance performed with suka biłgorajska, accordion and frame drum. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 61 BPM]

Vintage sounding Jazz ensemble with piano, acoustic guitar, upright bass and drums. Dark, romantic and cinematic with a distinct European gypsy jazz influence. [Note: This track features a 'vinyl crackling' sound on the recording. This is done on purpose, for effect. It is not a weakness or error with the file.] [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 180 BPM]

Upbeat Ragtime track played on an old upright piano. Great happy-go-lucky track for any silent movie, commercial, comedy, animation, documentary or any project set around the early 20th century. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 106 BPM]

A hip, cool, jazzy, swinging tune that features cool live drumming, a clever guitar melody and playful piano. Perfect for TV spots that need some peppy perk and bounce with a joyful, happy, and positive feeling. - retro, vintage, jazz quartet, swing. [Tempo: Fast / 210 BPM]

Soft and delicate solo piano music. Repetitive and fluid, with a dreamy vibe. Piano, Classical, Neo-Classical, Drama Music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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Swinging, good times, early to mid 20th century style jazz featuring Clarinet, Guitar, Upright Bass, Piano and Drums. Perfect for cocktail parties, old fashioned romance and vintage footage from the 1920s to 40s. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 80 BPM]

Torchy, bluesy vocal jazz. Medium slow tempo. Seductive lyrics about getting it on and taking your time. [Tempo: Slow / 89 BPM]

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