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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. Perfect for historical and factual drama and documentary.

Found 283 tracks: historic-period

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The Arrival
The Arrival
The Arrival
Orchestral/Classical
royal procession, regal, the Queen, classical, baroque, bassoon, strings, orchestral, uplifting, positive
3.51
Edwardian Waltz
Edwardian Waltz
Edwardian Waltz
Comedy/Children
whimsical, comic, Fawlty Towers style, antiques, waltz, comedy, fun, chamber orchestra, animal antics, young animals
0.55
The Procession
The Procession
The Procession
Historic/Period
royal procession, regal, the Queen, classical, baroque, period drama, costume drama, royal, stately, grand
3.20
Hunting Song
Hunting Song
Hunting Song
Historic/Period
waltz, regal, whimsical, light, rural, pastoral, the hunt, English countryside, the gentry
0.57
Badinerie
Badinerie
Badinerie
Orchestral/Classical
busy Chopin piano and strings, dance, upper class, aristocratic, sophisticated, regal
1.04
Quintet
Quintet
Quintet
Historic/Period
classical, Georgian, stately home, luxury, court, historic, regal, country life, architecture, period drama
1.28
The Duke
The Duke
The Duke
Orchestral/Classical
royal procession, regal, the Queen, classical, baroque, royal fanfare, historical, historic, courtly, aristocratic
3.18
Remembrance
Remembrance
Remembrance
Romantic
romantic harp and rousing fanfare, female voice, gentle, reflective
1.31
Romance
Romance
Romance
Historic/Period
tender piano, Victorian era, silent movies, love, nostalgia, nostalgic, the Victorians
1.00
Clara's Theme
Clara's Theme
Clara's Theme
Romantic
love, romance, nocturne, gentle, reflective, nostalgic, nostalgia, poignant, solo piano, tender
2.17
The Wild Thyme
The Wild Thyme
The Wild Thyme
Orchestral/Classical
sad, isolation, lonely, minimal, rural, nature, pastoral, reflective, wistful, gentle
4.25
Arrival
Arrival
Arrival
Orchestral/Classical
romantic, nature, orchestral, ballet, rural, architecture, period drama, costume drama, grand, grandiose
2.04
Final Destination
Final Destination
Final Destination
Historic/Period
horror, suspense, historic, epic, end credits, tension, aftermath of conflict/battle, dramatic, warlike
3.55
Dead
Dead
Dead
Historic/Period
zombie, horror, haunted, gothic, church choir, graveyard, vampire, haunting, ghostly voices, dramatic
2.21
Lonely Cloud
Lonely Cloud
Lonely Cloud
Historic/Period
introspective, ambient, harp, flute, rural, pastoral, period drama, scenic, countryside, reflective
1.11
1945
1945
1945
Historic/Period
world war 2, military, drama, heroic, epic, cinematic, war, conflict, brave, orchestral
1.05
Dark Days Of War
Dark Days Of War
Dark Days Of War
Historic/Period
world war two, war, drama, conflict, cinematic, epic, reflective, drums, grand, conflict
1.21
Day After The End Of The War
Day After The End Of The War
Day After The End Of The War
Historic/Period
peace, end of the war, gentle, memories, remembrance, reflective, thoughtful, armistice, remembrance day, peaceful
2.33
Direct Attack
Direct Attack
Direct Attack
Historic/Period
action cut, war, chase, danger, explosions, excitement, threat, fear, warfare, conflict
1.16
Fallen Soldier
Fallen Soldier
Fallen Soldier
Historic/Period
sad, lament, loss, oboe, gentle, war, military, soldiers, sadness, the fallen
1.28
German Attack
German Attack
German Attack
Historic/Period
war, documentary, military, tension, suspense, action, tanks. attack, conflict, clash, urgent
1.05
Germans
Germans
Germans
Historic/Period
nazi, Hitler, war, military, suspense, cinematic, threat, conflict, clash, tension
1.16
Hiroshima
Hiroshima
Hiroshima
Historic/Period
dramatic, determined, war, military, disaster, fear, orchestral
1.05
Memories Of War
Memories Of War
Memories Of War
Historic/Period
gentle rhythm, reflective, loss, cinematic
0.49
Photograph of 1943
Photograph of 1943
Photograph of 1943
Drama
reflecting, memories, past glories, remembrance, sad, period drama, nostalgic, orchestral, passing of time, recollections
2.17
Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day
Historic/Period
piano, soft, gentle, war, brothers, epic, respect, respectful, armistice, remembrance
0.57
Soldier's Heart
Soldier's Heart
Soldier's Heart
Historic/Period
romantic, soldier, love, gentle, leaving, uplifting, promise, hope, hopeful, nostalgic
0.50
Queen's Coronation
Queen's Coronation
Queen's Coronation
Historic/Period
regal, royal, historic, fanfare, the Queen, celebration, procession, monarch, coronation, monarchy
1.16
The Great War
The Great War
The Great War
Historic/Period
warfare, nostalgic, first World War, military drums and brass, trenches, Remembrance day, remembrance, armistice
2.34
No Man's Land
No Man's Land
No Man's Land
Historic/Period
tension builder, sombre, first World War, trenches, war, Remembrance day, remembrance, grand, heroic, dramatic
1.42
A Look at Life
A Look at Life
A Look at Life
Historic/Period
light and playful orchestra, 1950s, Pathe news, nostalgic, vintage
1.50
Prelude to Conflict
Prelude to Conflict
Prelude to Conflict
Historic/Period
serious, tension, military, war, naval, historical drama, threat, menace, conflict, battle
2.01
The Atlantic Convoys
The Atlantic Convoys
The Atlantic Convoys
Historic/Period
seafaring, tension, adventure, war, naval, documentary, storm, historical drama
3.20
We will never surrender
We will never surrender
We will never surrender
Historic/Period
hopeful orchestra, nostalgic, period, military, war, pride, proud, sacrifice, bravery, resolve
5.07
An evening by the fire
An evening by the fire
An evening by the fire
Orchestral/Classical
evocative flute and strings, nostalgic, mysterious, bygones, 1940's, reflective, historic, memories, nostalgia
3.37
Dangerous Move
Dangerous Move
Dangerous Move
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, slow evolving synths, historic, ancient, primeval, prehistoric
1.22
Hint
Hint
Hint
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, spooky, ghostly, tales, dream, dark ages, medieval gloom, black death, plague
2.05
Light And Gentle
Light And Gentle
Light And Gentle
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, solo piano, sparse, isolation, ambient, regret, loss, poignant
2.08
Over The Edge
Over The Edge
Over The Edge
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, dramatic, epic, ancient, escape, menace
1.12
Puzzle
Puzzle
Puzzle
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, eerie, spooky, tension
1.59
Risky Business
Risky Business
Risky Business
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, warm violins, bad news, aftermath, realisation, clash, conquest, challenge, dark ages
1.18
Strange Thing
Strange Thing
Strange Thing
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, swirling synths, desert, ancient, historic, wandering, mirage, heat haze
1.22
Winter Promenade
Winter Promenade
Winter Promenade
Documentary
sense of wonder, slow waltz, ballet, children, regal, romantic, fantasy, sedate, grand, grandiose
3.17
Not Stirred
Not Stirred
Not Stirred
Historic/Period
james bond, exotic, retro, cheesy, lounge, pink panther style
1.34
Retro Rocket
Retro Rocket
Retro Rocket
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action, 007, James Bond, thriller, spy theme, retro
1.33
Emission Impossible - Bonus
Emission Impossible - Bonus
Emission Impossible - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, mission impossible, congas, action, active, energetic
1.23
Retro Rocket - Bonus
Retro Rocket - Bonus
Retro Rocket - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action , james bond
1.28
Street Chase - Bonus
Street Chase - Bonus
Street Chase - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action, james bond
1.08
Moon Roller - Bonus
Moon Roller - Bonus
Moon Roller - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action , james bond
3.41
Not Stirred - Bonus
Not Stirred - Bonus
Not Stirred - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action , james bond
1.34