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

Found 706 tracks

Nice and chilled, feel-good jazz. Traditional jazz trio of piano, upright bass and jazz drums. Mid- to up-tempo, smooth feeling but a little bit playful. Lounge jazz / Bar jazz. [Tempo: Medium / 140 BPM]

A mellow, easy-going and tasteful jazz piano track. Lounge piano / Solo piano. Suitable for dinner parties, romantic scenes, reflection, love, memories etc. [Tempo: Medium]

Happy, but laid-back and easy going, old-time classic jazz sound. Old fashioned and charming, Jazz quartet with live trumpet lead plus acoustic guitar, acoustic piano, upright bass and jazzy drums played with brushes. Good natured, a little bit light hearted and romantic. [Tempo: Slow / 85 BPM]

Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture in C-minor, Op.80. Recorded by D Hamilton exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

Solo piano piece recorded live on an old, upright piano. Warm, slow and relaxing. Good for Film / Drama and more. Soothing / Mellow / Melancholic / Nostalgic.

[Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 65 BPM]

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

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. Instrumental versions can refer to Ukraine, Hungary, Bulgaria, etc. [Tempo: Fast / 134 BPM]

Old-time jazz-like theme, it brings to mind Woody Allen movies and other productions that have that upbeat, jazzy, 30s vibe. Up-tempo, fun, and a bit quirky, it is the perfect track for productions that require a funny, yet elegant soundscape, such as comedies, period pieces, and others. [Tempo: Fast / 200 BPM]

A smooth and warm, mellow and softly swaying Bossa nova tune. Piano and upright bass. Lounge jazz style. Delicate and emotional. [Tempo: Slow / 118 BPM]

A dark and elegant piano track, it maintains a quiet suspense throughout. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Mellow and nostalgic acoustic guitar with haunting vocal. Dreamy, ambient and earthy. Scandinavian / Nordic influence. [Tempo: Slow / 100 BPM]

Upbeat ragtime in the style of Scott Joplin. Featuring piano and tuba it's perfect for use in early 1900s situations. Very catchy and toe tappin'! Great for comedy, silent films, kid shows, documentaries, games and advertising. [Tempo: Fast / 180 BPM]

A warm, delicate and happy little jazz tune, performed on solo piano. Jazzy, cute, slightly playful and with a delightful hint of blues. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 115 BPM]

A cool remix of an old jazz classic. A fresh and funky dub-step style beat augments an old classic record. Very current sound. Instrumental. [Tempo: Medium / 105 BPM]

Solo piano track, very graceful and joyful. Jazzy and playful, this music is nice for cool, easy and happy moments. [Tempo: Medium]

Julius Fučík: Entry of the Gladiators (Alternate titles: Entrance of the Gladiators. Einzug der Gladiatoren. Thunder and Blazes.) Probably the most famous, most used piece of Circus Music in the world. Full orchestra arrangement. Arranged and recorded exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

Guitar blues with a retro / historical sound and a rough blues feel. Classic blues / historical blues. Acoustic guitar, later joined by electric bass. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 82 BPM]

A European sounding folk/traditional band, or jazz quartet with upright bass, two accordeons and drums. Quick rhythm, slightly Eastern European or Jewish feel. History/Cultural. [Tempo: Fast / 106 BPM]

Relaxed but bouncy jazz trio tune featuring excellent lead trumpet, fine guitar comping, and solid bass work. Free and easy swinging atmosphere. Instruments give each other space and freedom for a pleasant but cool, likeable vibe. Good for restaraunt, hotel, cafe, lifestyle presentations. Instrumental, Jazz Music, Swing Ensembles [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 65 BPM]

Piano and acoustic guitars play the blues, with a boogie woogie, piano driven, quirky, tongue in cheek, style and mood. Piano and guitars trade off solos in a conversational way. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 160 BPM]

A beautiful orchestral arrangement of Morning Mood from the Peer Gynt suite, by Edward Grieg. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Slow]

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]

Feelgood acoustic guitar Americana / Folk. Happy and laidback guitar picking. Good for country living, traditional values, outdoors, family and friendships. Homey and wholesome. Laidback, but in high spirits. [Tempo: Medium / 78 BPM]

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

Johann Strauss Sr. - Radetzky March, Op. 228. Arranged and recorded exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium, Fast]

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]

A beautiful and sorrowful piano track with a historical feel. Perhaps wartime Europe, sadness and reflection, yet also beauty and hope. Played live on an old piano. In the later parts of the track, the piano is joined by soft, frail strings. Very touching piece. Mournful, thoughtful and delicate. Serious. Good for history, historical drama, documentary, film/television drama, loss and sorrow. [Tempo: Medium / 60 BPM]

A delicate, fragile and romantic piece with a traditional European feel. Solo violin and accordeon backed by mandolin, string section and acoustic guitar. Lyrical and elegant, with a sense of dignity and melancholy. Can be France, Italy, Sicily or more Eastern Europe. Good for historical productions, travel and exploration, period drama and more. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 BPM]

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 ("Prague Symphony") in D Major, K.504: 2. Andante. Full orchestra. Recorded and produced by David Hamilton exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Dreamy, introspective, serene, reflective, moody, solemn, somber, sedate piano & strings soundscape. Conjures up images of a russian winter, ice & snow all around. Ethereal & thought provoking. Would suit dramatic / cinematic / filmic / romantic type projects. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 79 BPM]

Mid tempo Hot Club / Gypsy Jazz with an Eastern Europe feel. Could be traditional east europe, Balkan, Greek, Hungarian, French, etc. Or just a nice 'old time jazz' track. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 100 BPM]

Swinging answer to the classic Frank Loesser composition from Guys and Dolls (also one of Sinatra’s greatest hits). Ultra-cool big band arrangement blasts out a call and response with male jazz vocalist. Lyrics jump between two themes, romance and gambling; ultimately deciding that confidence and attitude are the keys to success. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 136 BPM]

A strong military feel lead by snare drum mixed with electric guitar and trumpet melody, orchestral strings and other percussion. Great for contemporary dramas, documentaries and film scores looking for a blend of military, rock and orchestral music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

A fragile, melancholic solo piano piece, recorded live on an old, upright piano with a nice, nostalgic sound. Poignant and emotive.

[Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

Classic, cheerful waltz, featuring piano and solo viola. 100% live performance, with a classic, retro / historical feel. European culture, dance / dancing, history and classic love story etc. Also good for silent movie, black and white, or retro movie. [Tempo: Medium / 97 BPM]

A classical orchestral romantic movie theme, like from the classical Hollywood movies of times past. Sweeping, heavenly, emotional string sections and gentle woodwinds. Great music for love story, emotional scenes, drama, classic or retro style Hollywood movies etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 130 BPM]

Ambient piano music, very sweet, soft and slow. This piano ballad will fit well for sensitive, dramatic and romantic projects. Touching, tender, loving music. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

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]

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

Soft and introspective solo piano music. Deep cinematic atmosphere, with a hint of Debussy and Eric Satie. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

A happy, feel-good, toe-tapping Jazz Trio track. Playful piano, groovy upright bass and drums. Performed and recorded live in studio. [Tempo: Medium / 130 BPM]

The Roaring Twenties and big city flair are easily imagined with this small ensemble track. Horns and woodwinds play its snappy melody over a tight rhythm section of piano, guitar, tuba and drums. Superb for comedy, light-hearted themes and 1920’s period pieces. 1920s-40s / Early Jazz / Cosmopolitan. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 165 BPM]

Groovy music track recorded with brass backgrounds and cool, modern jazz piano melodies. Rhythmic upright bass, chill out, lounge music. This track will fit well for fashion projects, chill situations and background music. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 80 BPM]

French folk piece. Presented in two versions, lasting 37 seconds and 18 seconds respectively. [Tempo: Medium / 75 BPM]

Simple, beautiful, magical and moving, a track that has waves of subtlety and intensity. Features Piano, Violin and Cello. Great for emotional or romantic film soundtracks [Tempo: Slow / 95 BPM]

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