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

Found 705 tracks

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

A slow and gentle jazz piano track with acoustic bass and jazzy brush drums. Traditional jazz trio sound. Very relaxed, mellow, loving. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

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

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

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]

A slow, sad, longing track with a poignant, touching theme, featuring strings and horns. [Tempo: Slow]

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 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]

A beautiful, sad and longing Irish air played by tin whistle and synth pad. "Ned of the Hill" is the English translation of the Irish title "amonn an Chnoic". This is a popular, slow and mornful ballad about an Irish aristocrate who lived in Tipperary and led a bandit gang who called for the overthrow of William of Orange. 100% live performance. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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

Slow, beautiful, spacious, serene, reflective, moody, thoughtful, weepy, dreamy, melancholic piano piece with ethereal fx in the background. Soft, magical, meaningful, sublime, sentimental, touching & wondrous. Would suit dramatic / romantic / documentary / military / requiem / historic type projects. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 52 BPM]

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

Orchestra, choir and an ethnic flute build to a huge climax, perhaps revealing a legend to be true, or a supernatural moment. Could also work well for someone being given a quest, and starting out on their epic journey. [Tempo: Medium / 75 BPM]

Fun background music with a swing feel. Played by melodic acoustic piano, live bass, groovy brush drums and uplifting shaker. Great for children project, family album, video game, flash animation or anything that needs chic retro music on the one hand and modern funny tune on the other. [Tempo: Medium / 127 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]

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]

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 very delicate and nice jazz tune, performed by a traditional jazz trio of acoustic piano, acoustic bass and drums. Classy and feelgood. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

Laidback, slightly bluesy, country / americana with acoustic guitars. Slide guitar / Steel guitar joins in later. Country ballad, good for country living, outdoor, family values. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 85 BPM]

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 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 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]

George Frideric Händel: Water Music Suite No. 2, HWV 349. Movement 11: Allegro. Live orchestra recording, performed and recorded exclusively for Lynne Publishing. [Tempo: Medium]

This catchy, uptempo ragtime piece has a sense of friendliness, sincerity and the spirit of an innocent era. A single steel-string acoustic guitar adroitly plays the “rag” with help from brushed, jazzy drums. Excellent for rural themes, comedy and cute web vignettes. Catchy / Ragtime / Sincere. [Tempo: Medium]

Cosy accordion tune, a feeling of Paris, France or Europe. [Tempo: Slow / 61 BPM]

Nice and romantic waltz in Parisian style. Well suited for romantic movie projects, video background about visiting France and Paris. Up medium tempo, ac. guitars, musetta, strings, piano, brush drums Friendly, positive, romantic, love, streets of Paris, cafe [Tempo: Medium / 200 BPM]

Acoustic and dank, this banjo-based track has a positive, rural feel with a deep beat. Tack piano, electric guitar and deep drums help the banjo maintain a steady, funky beat. Great for comedies, dramedies, travel and culinary shows, and documentaries. Muddy/ Funky/ Swampy. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 81 BPM]

Benny Goodman meets Django Reinhardt , Swingin' Jazz that is uptempo, Happy and Upbeat! A Retro, Cool, Hip, Fun, Stylish and Groovy swing tune that is fun, funny and ideal for advertising entertainment where the folks can dance the jitterbug! This tune has real jazz cats swingin their butts off. Great real live drumming by one of the best players on the planet! [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 230 BPM]

Soft/Smooth Jazz. Love, Nostalgic, Soft/Smooth, Peaceful/Calm, Romantic, Pleasant/Nice, Pensive, Affecting/Touching, Soulful, Melancholic/Sentimental, Gentle/Tender. Piano, Saxophone, Jazz Band. Romantic/Melodrama, Retro. [Tempo: Slow / 54 BPM]

Warm, comforting and loving piece, performed live on piano and violin. Elegant, tasteful and beautiful. Fragile and delicate. Melancholic but hopeful. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Energetic instrumental music track recorded with a jazz quintet featuring trumpet, sax, piano, double bass and drums. Latin in some parts and swing in others this music is powerful, fast and motivational. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 118 BPM]

A quirky and nostalgic, orchestral 1940's / 1950's pastiche with more than a hint of cheese. Perfect for ironic and comical underscores or vintage purposes. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 150 BPM]

Gypsy Jazz / Hot Club of France style, acoustic jazz in the style of D'jango etc. Vintage / historical jazz with a happy, playful mood. Acoustic guitars, upright bass, piano, subtle jazz drums. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 100 BPM]

A slow and swaying piano blues / jazz piano tune, in traditional / classic lounge piano style. Lazy and slightly playful. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Classic, old style jazz combo. Piano, Upright bass, brush drums. Nice and easy going, relaxing, classic jazz. Vibraphone and strings enter later. Classy, timeless. [Tempo: Medium / 105 BPM]

This lonesome resonator slide guitar track contains the melodic sentiment of the South and the West. The recording is a single performance with flowing, human timing – without a metronome. Sounds of a bird and cricket rich, early autumn forest can also be mixed in for an added natural experience. This track is great for protagonists in sad, dire straits, or people between a rock and hard place in dramas or as a bed in documentary voice overs. Lonesome / Slide / Nature Sounds. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

A softly swaying French / European waltz, with a laid-back, easy going feel. A very slightly melancholic undertone combines with a soothing and breezy feel. [Tempo: Slow / 166 BPM]

Contemplative, pensive ambient texture, with sad violin. Touching / Eerie / Unsettling. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A beautiful and evocative orchestra track made with piano and strings. An exhale celebrating success, packed with emotions of hope, triumph and love. [Tempo: Slow / 75 BPM]

A traditional / classic French song that captures the spirit of France. Plaisir d'amour (literally "The pleasure of love") is a classical French love song written in 1784 by Jean-Paul-gide Martini (1741–1816); it took its text from a poem by Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (1755–1794), which appears in his novel Clestine. We have this available as a Vocal version and an Instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 140 BPM]

An orchestral track of amazement, wonderment and grandeur, with a dark side. Mysterious and pompous. Discovery, adventure, daring, wonderment. [Tempo: Medium / 130 BPM]

Traditional tango with accordeon. Staccato, mid-tempo, classic European style. Good for travel and holidays, historical, cultural programming and commercials. [Tempo: Fast / 130 BPM]

This track is recorded with a real live orchestra and choir, with church organ. Eternal and sorrowful, poignant and grandiose piece. Regret, sadness and nostalgia. Angelic / Heavenly / Beautifuly melancholic, sorrowful and longing, this piece features a climax / crescendo towards the end. Richly textured, good as a film score / drama, funeral, separation, loss or humanitarian message. Multiple variations with or without piano or choir are available for your convenience. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Historical sounding Waltz performed live on an old piano and a violin. Romantic, sweet, genuine culture & history - period 1890-1940 approx. Also nice for silent film. Classy and elegant. Also available in an "old record" sounding version. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Peaceful, melodic and beautiful cinematic music track featuring piano, clarinet, orchestral strings, glockenspiel, soft brush drums and upright double bass. Organic and natural sounding. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 105 BPM]

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