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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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Elevation
Elevation
Scottish feel, Scotland, dual electric guitars, th...
Elevation
Documentary
Scottish feel, Scotland, dual electric guitars, the highlands, stirring, dramatic, Celtic, factual/historic documentary, atmospheric, mellow
2.53
Stalag Luft 3
Stalag Luft 3
world war 2, prison camp, nazi, war, heroic, epic,...
Stalag Luft 3
Historic/Period
world war 2, prison camp, nazi, war, heroic, epic, Colditz, escape, grim, bleak
1.59
Scriptures
Scriptures
bible, religion, excavations, desert, mysterious, ...
Scriptures
Historic/Period
bible, religion, excavations, desert, mysterious, sad, mystery, biblical, historic, reflective
1.35
Marching Legions
Marching Legions
war, Roman legions, battle, army, fighting, heroic...
Marching Legions
Historic/Period
war, Roman legions, battle, army, fighting, heroic, epic, marching, horns, military drums
1.51
Stalk and Cheese
Stalk and Cheese
exotic, ambient, textural, landscape, dark, slow i...
Stalk and Cheese
Historic/Period
exotic, ambient, textural, landscape, dark, slow intro then fast chase
1.42
Beetle March
Beetle March
insects, march, war, soldiers, regiments, battle...
Beetle March
Historic/Period
insects, march, war, soldiers, regiments, battle
0.57
Orders of State
Orders of State
royal procession, regal, Queen, classical, baroque...
Orders of State
Historic/Period
royal procession, regal, Queen, classical, baroque, harpsichord and strings, period drama, costume drama, royal, stately
3.04
Coffee and Cookies
Coffee and Cookies
American colonies, western, the frontier, USA, lif...
Coffee and Cookies
Orchestral/Classical
American colonies, western, the frontier, USA, lifestyle, timpani and rousing brass
1.52
Georgiana
Georgiana
playful harp, landscape, royalty, castles, archite...
Georgiana
Historic/Period
playful harp, landscape, royalty, castles, architecture, English countryside and heritage, sweeping violins
2.28
Edwardian Waltz
Edwardian Waltz
whimsical, comic, Fawlty Towers style, antiques, w...
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
royal procession, regal, the Queen, classical, bar...
The Procession
Historic/Period
royal procession, regal, the Queen, classical, baroque, period drama, costume drama, royal, stately, grand
3.20
Hunting Song
Hunting Song
waltz, regal, whimsical, light, rural, pastoral, t...
Hunting Song
Historic/Period
waltz, regal, whimsical, light, rural, pastoral, the hunt, English countryside, the gentry
0.57
Badinerie
Badinerie
busy. Chopin, piano, strings,, upper class, aristo...
Badinerie
Orchestral/Classical
busy. Chopin, piano, strings, , upper class, aristocratic, sophisticated, regal
1.04
The Duke
The Duke
royal procession, regal, the Queen, classical, bar...
The Duke
Orchestral/Classical
royal procession, regal, the Queen, classical, baroque, royal fanfare, historical, historic, courtly, aristocratic
3.18
Remembrance
Remembrance
romantic harp and rousing fanfare, female voice, g...
Remembrance
Romantic
romantic harp and rousing fanfare, female voice, gentle, reflective
1.31
Romance
Romance
tender piano, Victorian era, silent movies, love, ...
Romance
Historic/Period
tender piano, Victorian era, silent movies, love, nostalgia, nostalgic, the Victorians
1.00
Clara's Theme
Clara's Theme
love, romance, nocturne, gentle, reflective, nosta...
Clara's Theme
Romantic
love, romance, nocturne, gentle, reflective, nostalgic, nostalgia, poignant, solo piano, tender
2.17
The Wild Thyme
The Wild Thyme
sad, isolation, lonely, minimal, rural, nature, pa...
The Wild Thyme
Orchestral/Classical
sad, isolation, lonely, minimal, rural, nature, pastoral, reflective, wistful, gentle
4.25
Arrival
Arrival
romantic, nature, orchestral, ballet, rural, archi...
Arrival
Orchestral/Classical
romantic, nature, orchestral, ballet, rural, architecture, period drama, costume drama, grand, grandiose
2.04
Final Destination
Final Destination
horror, suspense, historic, epic, end credits, ten...
Final Destination
Historic/Period
horror, suspense, historic, epic, end credits, tension, aftermath of conflict/battle, dramatic, warlike
3.55
Dead
Dead
zombie, horror, haunted, gothic, church choir, gra...
Dead
Historic/Period
zombie, horror, haunted, gothic, church choir, graveyard, vampire, haunting, ghostly voices, dramatic
2.21
Lonely Cloud
Lonely Cloud
introspective, ambient, harp, flute, rural, pastor...
Lonely Cloud
Historic/Period
introspective, ambient, harp, flute, rural, pastoral, period drama, scenic, countryside, reflective
1.11
1945
1945
world war 2, military, drama, heroic, epic, cinema...
1945
Historic/Period
world war 2, military, drama, heroic, epic, cinematic, war, conflict, brave, orchestral
1.05
Day After The End Of The War
Day After The End Of The War
peace, end of the war, gentle, memories, remembran...
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
Fallen Soldier
Fallen Soldier
sad, lament, loss, oboe, gentle, war, military, so...
Fallen Soldier
Historic/Period
sad, lament, loss, oboe, gentle, war, military, soldiers, sadness, the fallen
1.28
German Attack
German Attack
war, documentary, military, tension, suspense, act...
German Attack
Historic/Period
war, documentary, military, tension, suspense, action, tanks. attack, conflict, clash, urgent
1.05
Germans
Germans
nazi, Hitler, war, military, suspense, cinematic, ...
Germans
Historic/Period
nazi, Hitler, war, military, suspense, cinematic, threat, conflict, clash, tension
1.16
Hiroshima
Hiroshima
dramatic, determined, war, military, disaster, fea...
Hiroshima
Historic/Period
dramatic, determined, war, military, disaster, fear, orchestral
1.05
Memories Of War
Memories Of War
gentle rhythm, reflective, loss, cinematic...
Memories Of War
Historic/Period
gentle rhythm, reflective, loss, cinematic
0.49
Photograph of 1943
Photograph of 1943
reflecting, memories, past glories, remembrance, s...
Photograph of 1943
Drama
reflecting, memories, past glories, remembrance, sad, period drama, nostalgic, orchestral, passing of time, recollections
2.17
Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day
piano, soft, gentle, war, brothers, epic, respect,...
Remembrance Day
Historic/Period
piano, soft, gentle, war, brothers, epic, respect, respectful, armistice, remembrance
0.57
Soldier's Heart
Soldier's Heart
romantic, soldier, love, gentle, leaving, upliftin...
Soldier's Heart
Historic/Period
romantic, soldier, love, gentle, leaving, uplifting, promise, hope, hopeful, nostalgic
0.50
Queen's Coronation
Queen's Coronation
regal, royal, historic, fanfare, the Queen, celebr...
Queen's Coronation
Historic/Period
regal, royal, historic, fanfare, the Queen, celebration, procession, monarch, coronation, monarchy
1.16
No Man's Land
No Man's Land
tension builder, sombre, first World War, trenches...
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
light and playful orchestra, 1950s, Pathe news, no...
A Look at Life
Historic/Period
light and playful orchestra, 1950s, Pathe news, nostalgic, vintage
1.50
Prelude to Conflict
Prelude to Conflict
serious, tension, military, war, naval, historical...
Prelude to Conflict
Historic/Period
serious, tension, military, war, naval, historical drama, threat, menace, conflict, battle
2.01
The Atlantic Convoys
The Atlantic Convoys
seafaring, tension, adventure, war, naval, documen...
The Atlantic Convoys
Historic/Period
seafaring, tension, adventure, war, naval, documentary, storm, historical drama
3.20
We will never surrender
We will never surrender
hopeful orchestra, nostalgic, period, military, wa...
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
evocative flute and strings, nostalgic, mysterious...
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
moody, dark cinematic, slow evolving synths, histo...
Dangerous Move
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, slow evolving synths, historic, ancient, primeval, prehistoric
1.22
Hint
Hint
moody, dark cinematic, spooky, ghostly, tales, dre...
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
moody, dark cinematic, solo piano, sparse, isolati...
Light And Gentle
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, solo piano, sparse, isolation, ambient, regret, loss, poignant
2.08
Over The Edge
Over The Edge
moody,dark cinematic, dramatic, epic, ancient, esc...
Over The Edge
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, dramatic, epic, ancient, escape, menace
1.12
Puzzle
Puzzle
moody, dark cinematic, eerie, spooky, tension...
Puzzle
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, eerie, spooky, tension
1.59
Risky Business
Risky Business
moody, dark cinematic, warm violins, bad news, aft...
Risky Business
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, warm violins, bad news, aftermath, realisation, clash, conquest, challenge, dark ages
1.18
Strange Thing
Strange Thing
moody, dark cinematic, swirling synths, desert, an...
Strange Thing
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, swirling synths, desert, ancient, historic, wandering, mirage, heat haze
1.22
Winter Promenade
Winter Promenade
sense of wonder, slow waltz, ballet, children, reg...
Winter Promenade
Documentary
sense of wonder, slow waltz, ballet, children, regal, romantic, fantasy, sedate, grand, grandiose
3.17
Not Stirred
Not Stirred
james bond, exotic, retro, cheesy, lounge, pink pa...
Not Stirred
Historic/Period
james bond, exotic, retro, cheesy, lounge, pink panther style
1.34
Retro Rocket
Retro Rocket
adventure chase, action, 007, James Bond, thriller...
Retro Rocket
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action, 007, James Bond, thriller, spy theme, retro
1.33
Emission Impossible - Bonus
Emission Impossible - Bonus
adventure chase, mission impossible, congas, actio...
Emission Impossible - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, mission impossible, congas, action, active, energetic
1.23

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.