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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 274 tracks: historic-period

**Note - album and track previews are in 64kbps mp3 format. Purchased download albums and tracks will be 320kbps mp3. WAV files available upon request at no extra charge.**

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Track
Genre
Taken from the Album
Description
Length
Fav
Info/Licence
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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
Misiing Satellite - Bonus
Misiing Satellite - Bonus
Misiing Satellite - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action , james bond
0.39
Microfiche - Bonus
Microfiche - Bonus
Microfiche - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action , james bond
1.30
European Spy - Bonus
European Spy - Bonus
European Spy - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action , james bond
1.32
Spiked - Bonus
Spiked - Bonus
Spiked - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action , james bond
2.11
The 50's Sweetheart
The 50's Sweetheart
The 50's Sweetheart
Historic/Period
fifties guitar pop, dance goodtimes, Del Shannon, sixties, the cavern, historic, feel good uptempo, jive, bouncy, bright
1.27
The 50's 56 Caddy
The 50's 56 Caddy
The 50's 56 Caddy
Historic/Period
dance, fifties, good times, rockabilly, dance hall, 1960, 1950, rock n roll, jive, GIs
1.06
The 60's Searching FOR THE 60's
The 60's Searching FOR THE 60's
The 60's Searching FOR THE 60's
Historic/Period
sixties, peace, festivals, Liverpool sound, retro, vintage, flower power, hippies
1.12
The 70's Friday Night Revue
The 70's Friday Night Revue
The 70's Friday Night Revue
Historic/Period
seventies, cheese showtime, funky, 70's TV theme, 70's cop show
1.36
The 70's Gospel
The 70's Gospel
The 70's Gospel
Historic/Period
slow, love, ballad, gospel, Eric Clapton influence, electric blues guitar, retro, vintage, nostalgic, nostalgia
1.54
The 70's Easy Rider
The 70's Easy Rider
The 70's Easy Rider
Historic/Period
seventies rock guitar, Bryan Adams feel, good times, hippy, music festival, feel good, 70's bands, easy going, carefree, upbeat
1.46

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.