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Royalty Free historic-period music

Give your production a cinematic soundtrack with epic filmic music, bursting with drama, deep emotion, and suspense. Covering most historical periods and cinematic genres, our royalty free historic music is perfect for dramas, documentaries, and other similar types of productions.

Found 284 tracks: historic-period

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Heroes entrance
Heroes entrance
strength, champions, winners, heroic, epic, traile...
Heroes entrance
Action/Adventure
strength, champions, winners, heroic, epic, trailer, historic, warrior, armies, battle
1.19
Only Once
Only Once
flowing harp, Celtic, Scotland, Ireland, epic, mag...
Only Once
Historic/Period
flowing harp, Celtic, Scotland, Ireland, epic, magical, mystical, sadness, melancholic, memories
3.05
Cinematic Beauty
Cinematic Beauty
tender, soundscape, beautiful, soft, love, romanti...
Cinematic Beauty
Historic/Period
tender, soundscape, beautiful, soft, love, romantic, film score, calm, piano, romcom
2.15
Tomorrow's Reflection underscore
Tomorrow's Reflection underscore
end credits, grand finale, conclusion, reflective,...
Tomorrow's Reflection underscore
Documentary
end credits, grand finale, conclusion, reflective, historic/factual programme, hopeful, success, achievement, uplifting, inspired
2.26
Over The Mountains
Over The Mountains
epic, adventure, atmospheric, magical, emotional, ...
Over The Mountains
Historic/Period
epic, adventure, atmospheric, magical, emotional, cinematic, sweeping, soaring, mountains, Himalayas
1.30
The Dark Within
The Dark Within
church bell, monks, dark , evil, historic, judgeme...
The Dark Within
Cinematic
church bell, monks, dark , evil, historic, judgement, epic, cello, cinematic
2.45
Bach Siciliano
Bach Siciliano
classical, solo piano, sad, italy, italian, sombre...
Bach Siciliano
Orchestral/Classical
classical, solo piano, sad, italy, italian, sombre, Bach, loss, historic, mournful
2.14
Allegretto
Allegretto
classical, historical, orchestral, rural, landscap...
Allegretto
Orchestral/Classical
classical, historical, orchestral, rural, landscape, waltz, country gardens, village, countryside, pastoral
4.14
Harpsichord Theme
Harpsichord Theme
stately home, Georgian, Mozart, classical, luxury,...
Harpsichord Theme
Historic/Period
stately home, Georgian, Mozart, classical, luxury, historical, architecture, courtly life, gentry, harpsichord
4.26
Istanbul
Istanbul
Turkish, exotic, travel, holiday, eastern, bazaars...
Istanbul
World Music
Turkish, exotic, travel, holiday, eastern, bazaars, Turkey, ancient architecture, historic, europe
5.33
History
History
historic horns opener/fanfare, credits, sting, log...
History
Corporate
historic horns opener/fanfare, credits, sting, logo
0.15
Elegy
Elegy
sad, female vocal, Ennio Morricone influence, emot...
Elegy
Historic/Period
sad, female vocal, Ennio Morricone influence, emotional, remembrance, remembrance day, memorial, tribute, armistice, melancholic
3.06
Cop 70's
Cop 70's
funky, tv programme, starsky and hutch, cool, crim...
Cop 70's
Historic/Period
funky, tv programme, starsky and hutch, cool, crime, police, cops n robbers, cops TV programme, 70's vibe, the streets
3.49
Cop Underscore
Cop Underscore
funky, tv programme, starsky and hutch, cool, crim...
Cop Underscore
Historic/Period
funky, tv programme, starsky and hutch, cool, crime, police, cops n robbers, cops TV programme, 70's vibe, the streets
0.39
Tension
Tension
battle, historical, roman legions, ancient, tensio...
Tension
Historic/Period
battle, historical, roman legions, ancient, tension, war, military, historic, conflict, challenge
1.09
Peace
Peace
cinematic, sparse, dawn, peaceful, sad, lament, ha...
Peace
Cinematic
cinematic, sparse, dawn, peaceful, sad, lament, harp and orchestra, Celtic, historic, finale
1.18
Remembrance
Remembrance
sad, reflective, sense of loss, sombre, armistice,...
Remembrance
Historic/Period
sad, reflective, sense of loss, sombre, armistice, remembrance, memorial, tribute, the fallen
1.07
Evil Ruler
Evil Ruler
low drone, menacing, evil, danger, historical, his...
Evil Ruler
Historic/Period
low drone, menacing, evil, danger, historical, history, tyranny, threat, foreboding, sombre
1.05
Chinese Torture
Chinese Torture
punishment, evil, sin, violence, horror, gong, for...
Chinese Torture
Historic/Period
punishment, evil, sin, violence, horror, gong, foreboding, dark
1.04
The Highlander
The Highlander
epic, cinematic, historical, scenic, drama, pipes,...
The Highlander
World Music
epic, cinematic, historical, scenic, drama, pipes, Celtic, Ireland, Scotland, historic
3.48
Prehistoric
Prehistoric
ancient history, stone age, eerie, mysterious, dra...
Prehistoric
Historic/Period
ancient history, stone age, eerie, mysterious, dramatic, planet of the apes, spooky, dawn of man, prehistoric, cave dwellers
2.29
Arthurian Legend
Arthurian Legend
medieval, love, epic, orchestra, grand, historical...
Arthurian Legend
Historic/Period
medieval, love, epic, orchestra, grand, historical, choir, french horn, dramatic, history
2.10
Roman Excavation
Roman Excavation
Romans, historical, atmospheric, ancient history, ...
Roman Excavation
Historic/Period
Romans, historical, atmospheric, ancient history, horns, castles
1.53
Roman Legion
Roman Legion
war, military, fighting, Roman soldiers, centurion...
Roman Legion
Historic/Period
war, military, fighting, Roman soldiers, centurions, gladiators, dramatic, dark, conflict, history drama/documentary
1.30
Mediaeval Banquet
Mediaeval Banquet
Tudors, Henry V111, banquet, history, feasting, ev...
Mediaeval Banquet
Historic/Period
Tudors, Henry V111, banquet, history, feasting, events, castles, medieval
2.07
Tudor Times
Tudor Times
atmospheric, harp, historic, dramatic, melancholic...
Tudor Times
Historic/Period
atmospheric, harp, historic, dramatic, melancholic, Tudor, aftermath, history drama/documentary
2.12
Plainsong
Plainsong
monk, plainsong, monastery, Spanish guitar, religi...
Plainsong
Historic/Period
monk, plainsong, monastery, Spanish guitar, religious, ambient, historical, male voice, evocative, religion
2.30
Telucis
Telucis
latin prayer, monk's chant, mass, church, the pope...
Telucis
Historic/Period
latin prayer, monk's chant, mass, church, the pope, religious, dark ages, historical, monastery, abbey
1.34
Mediaeval Lute
Mediaeval Lute
lute, lyre, Tudor, Elizabethan, history, courtly, ...
Mediaeval Lute
Historic/Period
lute, lyre, Tudor, Elizabethan, history, courtly, elegant, orderly, calm, serene
1.40
The Vikings
The Vikings
dark, menacing, drone, historical, Saxons, soundbe...
The Vikings
Historic/Period
dark, menacing, drone, historical, Saxons, soundbed
2.07
Crusades
Crusades
eastern, Arabic, exotic, deserts, eerie, oud, east...
Crusades
Historic/Period
eastern, Arabic, exotic, deserts, eerie, oud, eastern pipe, atmospheric, gladiator, hot
3.14
Manfredini
Manfredini
classical strings and guitar, baroque, orchestra, ...
Manfredini
Travel/Landscape
classical strings and guitar, baroque, orchestra, Renaissance, art, palaces, architecture, heritage, stately, sedate
2.25
Gagliarda
Gagliarda
classical, baroque, harpsichord, Renaissance, art,...
Gagliarda
Historic/Period
classical, baroque, harpsichord, Renaissance, art, palaces, dignified, sedate, regal, courtly
1.56
Highwaymans Chase
Highwaymans Chase
chase, dramatic, historic, stirring strings, battl...
Highwaymans Chase
Action/Adventure
chase, dramatic, historic, stirring strings, battle, fight, conflict, challenge, danger
2.31
World At War
World At War
dark, sombre strings, aftermath, war, world war, s...
World At War
Historic/Period
dark, sombre strings, aftermath, war, world war, shipwrecked, tension, gloomy, bleak, battlefield
2.07
Battle Over Britain
Battle Over Britain
stirring strings and horns, dogfight, aerial comba...
Battle Over Britain
Action/Adventure
stirring strings and horns, dogfight, aerial combat, war, military, air display, battle of Britain, conflict, history drama/documentary
2.23
Retrospective
Retrospective
beautiful poignant strings, harp, landscape, histo...
Retrospective
Cinematic
beautiful poignant strings, harp, landscape, historical, french horn, epic, romantic, grand love theme, longing, touching
2.05
Lost Ones
Lost Ones
aftermath, loss, quiet, reflective, death, memorie...
Lost Ones
Historic/Period
aftermath, loss, quiet, reflective, death, memories, memorial, tribute, historic drama/documentary
1.42
The Lover's Waltz
The Lover's Waltz
waltz, love, Strauss, Vienna, ballet, majestic, fl...
The Lover's Waltz
Orchestral/Classical
waltz, love, Strauss, Vienna, ballet, majestic, flowing, romantic, costume drama, period drama
3.10
Spring Hopes
Spring Hopes
waltz, love, countryside, nature, tranquil, hopefu...
Spring Hopes
Orchestral/Classical
waltz, love, countryside, nature, tranquil, hopeful, spring, fresh, period drama, landscape
3.19
Ready To Go
Ready To Go
lively solo piano, silent movies, action, chase, k...
Ready To Go
Historic/Period
lively solo piano, silent movies, action, chase, keystone cops, expressive
1.32
Greensleeves
Greensleeves
Henry Tudor, Tudors, banquet, historical, drama, p...
Greensleeves
Historic/Period
Henry Tudor, Tudors, banquet, historical, drama, period drama, costume drama, historic, Elizabethan, courtly
1.17
Kemp's Jig
Kemp's Jig
medieval, court, royal, historical, historic, mins...
Kemp's Jig
Historic/Period
medieval, court, royal, historical, historic, minstrels, troubadours, royal, regal, costume drama
1.25
Scotch Brawl
Scotch Brawl
Tudor, banquet, feasting, folk, historical, middle...
Scotch Brawl
Historic/Period
Tudor, banquet, feasting, folk, historical, middle ages, historic, minstrels, troubadours, Elizabethan
1.17
Shooting Of The Guns
Shooting Of The Guns
lady's chamber, queens, historical, middle ages, s...
Shooting Of The Guns
Historic/Period
lady's chamber, queens, historical, middle ages, sad, history documentary, drama, reflective, poignant, sombre
2.02
Staines Morris
Staines Morris
middle ages, Morris men, folk, historical, traditi...
Staines Morris
Historic/Period
middle ages, Morris men, folk, historical, traditional English, folklore, English customs, historic, England, Morris men
2.04
Canzona A 4
Canzona A 4
Elizabethan, historical, courtly, kings, Tudors, m...
Canzona A 4
Historic/Period
Elizabethan, historical, courtly, kings, Tudors, monarchy, royalty, courtly, refined, sedate
3.29
La Bonacossa
La Bonacossa
Stuarts, Baroque, royal, palaces, strings, histori...
La Bonacossa
Historic/Period
Stuarts, Baroque, royal, palaces, strings, historical, historic, the Restoration, period drama, Charles I
4.09
Toccata In C
Toccata In C
Bach, organ recital, religious, sombre, church mus...
Toccata In C
Historic/Period
Bach, organ recital, religious, sombre, church music, religion, serious, dignified, serious, art
1.40
Beyond The Void
Beyond The Void
deep bass pulse, dark, sad, ambient, chants, relig...
Beyond The Void
Tranquil/Atmospheric
deep bass pulse, dark, sad, ambient, chants, religious, mystic, dramatic, historic/heroic drama, brave
3.04

What Can Royalty Free Historic & Period Music Be Used For?

We provide a comprehensive library of royalty free historic and period music which can be used for all types of video productions.

Some examples of productions that you can use our royalty free historic music for include:

YouTube / Vimeo & Video Production – Our historic and period music tracks are perfect for use on YouTube, Vimeo, and other social media and streaming websites and really help to set the tone and historical context of your visual. If you’re involved with historic or factual drama productions on video streaming sites, then our period music tracks are ideal. Plus you only buy once and use forever.

TV Broadcasts – Our royalty free historic music tracks can also be used for all television productions, regardless of the TV channel your production will air on.

Video Games – Do you make video games? If so, music and sound are a huge part of the gaming experience. Add some royalty free historic and period music tracks to your video game productions.

Advertising – If you’re looking to set an historic mood for your advertisements, our royalty free historic music is ideal. Whether your advert is online, on TV or on radio, our royalty free music tracks can be a great way to set the right tone.