Historical / Retro: 1920-1940'sSuggested Production Type

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

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  • $37.95

John P. Sousa's famous march, Semper Fidelis, marching band. Recorded exclusively for Shockwave-Sound.com by D Hamilton. [Tempo: Medium]

Feelings of home and family are tangible in this thoughtful “Americana” music track. Acoustic bass carefully supports the old-timey, sweet melody, played on guitar and banjo. Fitting for sentimental moments in countryside dramas. Sweet / Banjo / Sense of Home music. [Tempo: Slow / 98 BPM]

This piece of music tells the story of a soldier - specifically the emotions felt from missing their family, being proud to serve and looking ahead to their future. It is a solo piano piece with a subtle patriotic flare underneath. This would sound appropriate with any soldier's story as well as many other dramatic scenes. The music has a positive sound of nostalgia as well. [Tempo: Slow]

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  • $38.95

A fragile and touching European / Italian / Sicilian track featuring mandolin, violin, harp and strings. Subtle drums join later. A sense of turmoil and perhaps pain, a fragile beauty. Good for historical dramas and more. [Tempo: Slow / 98 BPM]

Instrumental ballad recorded with piano, flugelhorn, sax, contrabass and drums. Calm acoustic tune, easy listening, modern, with beautiful improvisations. [Tempo: Slow / 104 BPM]

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  • $39.90

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

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]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
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  • $48.90

A joyful, feelgood jazz track. Traditional jazz trio with piano, drums and upright bass. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 178 BPM]

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

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  • $39.90

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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  • $35.95

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]

A pretty and romantic waltz. Piano with orchestra. Pastoral, romantic and playful. Two lovers dancing or just enjoying each others company, this piece is great for those scenes where a couple newly in love is shown playing around and having fun in the park etc. A heartwarming and loving piece in classic Hollywood movie sound. A little bit inspired by Thaikovsky's "Swan Lake". [Tempo: Slow / 91 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
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  • $42.95

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]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
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  • $53.95

A moody and elegant piece with a strong European / Traditional Europe flavour. Perhaps Italy or Sicily, but could also be France, Hungary, or Eastern Europe influences. Solo violin, accordion, mandolin, harp, acoustic guitar. This piece has a sense of sadness and melancholy but also one of hope and togetherness. [Tempo: Slow / 67 BPM]

Hip and cool, this retro jazzy piece features trumpet and bass. Mid-tempo, bright intense track, with strong drumbeat, piano, and a remarkable wind-section theme, it is perfect for creating an upbeat, yet hazy atmosphere. Great for productions that require a jazzy vibe, such as films, shows, commercials ,and others. This soundscape puts you in a room with great musicians. [Tempo: Medium / 144 BPM]

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  • $44.15

Sweet and warm ballad recorded live with classical guitars with added pad. Beautiful, emotive piece with elements of baroque feel. Melancholic, sad, loving. [Tempo: Slow / 72 BPM]

An uptempo, groovy and swinging jazz piano track. Jazz trio featuring acoustic piano, acoustic bass and drums. Classic jazz fusion / jazz club type material. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 142 BPM]

A truly heartwarming, sweeping, classical waltz. Piano with orchestra. Grand and romantic, like the classics. Great for film, historical, romantic epic, love story, ballroom dancing, period drama and more. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Beautiful piano-lead light rock track. Peaceful, thoughtful and slightly melancholy. Simple piano is enriched by catchy and soulful guitar melodies. [Tempo: Slow / 52 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 1-minute ambient strings track with a sense of longing and melancholy. Perhaps loss or desperation. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Slow old time rag. Historical, retro, novelty. Muted trumpet over guitar, piano, bass and drums. Cheeky and fun. A little bit bluesy. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 75 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
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  • $48.90

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

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

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  • $24.95

Jazzy and cool, featuring a Miles Davis inspired trumpet in a smokey nightclub. [Tempo: Medium / 160 BPM]

A fun, charming and care-free little jazz piano music tune, available with or without the 'Shoo-doop' vocals. Relaxed, easy-going, fun and cheeky music. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Greek, Hebrew or Gypsy feel. European, historical / cultural, circus or travel / holiday. Greece / folk / Europe. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 148 BPM]

Laid back big band swing number reminiscent of the late 40s, 50s and 60s. Features jazz guitar and real horn section. Great for country club, travel, food, restaurant, jazz club, Hamptons and high society. [Tempo: Medium / 119 BPM]

A delicate waltz with European traditional music or French music sound. Piano and accordion dance together in a graceful and happy sound. The music of France and historical Europe. Can also be Italy / Italian / Sicily or other traditional European folk style. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 134 BPM]

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

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  • $26.00

Raw country blues. Acoustic slide guitar over piano, bass & drums. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 145 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
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  • $48.40

Floating through wide open spaces, rivers and canyons these dreamlike baritone guitar licks are as laid back as a campfire under the stars. Subtle, dreamy washes give this retro style Country & Western a futuristic twist. [Tempo: Slow / 81 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
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  • $48.90

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]

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  • $36.00

Hilarious, fun, and slightly stupid this cute ragtime music track is old-timey fun. The vocal melody sings comically over a bed of banjos, tack piano, bass and drums. This is great music for commercials, comedies, 1920-30’s period pieces, and any media in need of an absurd cue. [Tempo: Medium / 99 BPM]

Happy, carefree and a tiny bit mad music. This bouncy uptempo orchestral overture is suitable for cartoons, animations, games and all types of humorous commercials. Includes a vintage version with extra added retro appeal. [Tempo: Medium / 132 BPM]

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

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  • $49.95

A classic mid-tempo big band arrangement, with a quirky, fun, and cheerful feel to it. This jazzy track is suitable for productions that require an upbeat, positive, vibrant backdrop. Great for commercials, presentations, films, and shows that require a touch of bliss. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 164 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]

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A fun and bouncy retro-style Dixieland or Charleston type jazz track. Drums, upright bass, piano, clarinet. Historical, cultural, old-time party jazz, ca 1920-1945. [Tempo: Fast / 95 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
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  • $48.90

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]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
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  • $48.95

A light and feelgood French accordeon waltz. Swaying, care free and deliciously melodic. Goes well with anything quintessentially France, Paris etc., whether historical or contemporary. A delightful acoustic guitar solo at 01:35. [Tempo: Medium / 195 BPM]

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  • $43.95

Traditional Dixieland jazz. Fun, Jumpy, Nostalgia, Period. [Tempo: Fast / 192 BPM]

Barrels of beer, partying and fun. A short track that illustrates the spirit of Oktoberfest in Germany. [Tempo: Fast / 100 BPM]

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]

Historical early film, vintage piano, 1900's, 1910's or 1920's era, easy happy background. [Tempo: Medium / 68 BPM]

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  • $14.95
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  • $35.95

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]

Set of 3 music loops
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  • $42.95

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]

Emotional cinematic composition with a dark and depressed feeling. Somber piano with heavenly pad sound create a mysterious atmosphere. Great for films, documentaries, trailers and more. [Tempo: Slow / 55 BPM]

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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]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $14.95
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  • $41.95
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