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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
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Info/Licence
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Metallic Wasteland
Metallic Wasteland
Metallic Wasteland
Historic/Period
metal, cold, industrial, disturbing, dystopia, dark, epic, drones
1.18
2012
2012
2012
Cinematic
cinematic, epic, classical, majestic, choirs, historic, heroic, stimulating, descriptive, exciting
2.50
Conflict
Conflict
Conflict
Historic/Period
war, military, fight, epic, heroic, cinematic, action to quiet mood, aftermath, sorrow, sadness
1.51
Infiltration
Infiltration
Infiltration
Historic/Period
danger, battle, war, army, ambush, epic, cinematic, chase, fugitive
1.58
Don't Go There
Don't Go There
Don't Go There
Historic/Period
scary, tension, warning, desert, epic, ancient
1.47
Golden Age
Golden Age
Golden Age
Historic/Period
epic, heroic, dramatic, Hans Zimmer, pirates, voyage, cinematic, ocean, sailing ships, historic
2.24
Mighty Ocean
Mighty Ocean
Mighty Ocean
Cinematic
voyage, sea, epic, war, military, cinematic, dramatic, historical, oceans, oceanic
2.46
The Battle
The Battle
The Battle
Historic/Period
epic, heroic, dramatic, tension, war, battle, fight, cinematic, conflict, strife
2.25
Pirates Year 1600
Pirates Year 1600
Pirates Year 1600
Historic/Period
epic, heroic, dramatic, Hans Zimmer, pirates, voyage, cinematic, swaggering, swash buckling, ocean
3.10
Pirates Voyage
Pirates Voyage
Pirates Voyage
Historic/Period
epic, heroic, dramatic, pirates, sea, voyage, cinematic, ocean, oceanic, seafaring
1.50
Midsummer Nights Dream
Midsummer Nights Dream
Midsummer Nights Dream
Orchestral/Classical
classical, ballet, drama, romance, celebration, long track, regal, royal, stately, historic
5.56
Quia Respexit
Quia Respexit
Quia Respexit
Orchestral/Classical
classical, sad, adagio, noble, regal, funeral, court, historic, funereal, majestic
2.50
Romanza
Romanza
Romanza
Romantic
sad, historic, love, noble, dignity, beautiful, orchestral, heartfelt, tearful, emotional
5.00
Savannah Sunrise
Savannah Sunrise
Savannah Sunrise
Historic/Period
Egypt, pyramids, ancient, historic, hot, desert, Arabs, Islam, reflective, oasis
1.21
Ancient Secrets
Ancient Secrets
Ancient Secrets
Travel/Landscape
Egypt, pyramids, ancient, historic, hot, desert, arabs, islam, sad, mystical
1.26
On The Cross
On The Cross
On The Cross
Historic/Period
religious, bible, Christians, sacrifice, sad, reflective, mourning, heartfelt
1.21
Roman Soldiers
Roman Soldiers
Roman Soldiers
Historic/Period
menace, legions, ancient, power, might, emperor, gladiator, war, drama, clash
2.02
In The Desert
In The Desert
In The Desert
Historic/Period
hot, desert, lost, ancient, Egypt, drought, Islam, the Sahara, mirage, oasis
1.17
Promised Land
Promised Land
Promised Land
Historic/Period
market, bazaar, upbeat, action, epic, adventure, exotic, eastern travel
1.12
Ancient History Unfolding
Ancient History Unfolding
Ancient History Unfolding
Drama
tension, mystery, discovering, ancient, historic, secret revealed, shock, dramatic, unexpected, mysterious
1.52
Mystery Land
Mystery Land
Mystery Land
Historic/Period
ambient, mystery, journey, Islam, middle east, tension, suspense, drama
1.43
Last Remnants
Last Remnants
Last Remnants
Historic/Period
ancient, monuments, history, pharaohs, desert, islam, syria, afghanistan, reflective
1.15
A Day's Pleasure
A Day's Pleasure
A Day's Pleasure
Historic/Period
ragtime, swing, jazz, 1930's, World War 2, comic, relaxed, easy going, chilled, lounge
1.48
America on the Move
America on the Move
America on the Move
Historic/Period
big band, prohibition, jazz age, Charleston, World War 2, Glen Miller style, trumpet, lively, bright, vibrant
0.40
Optimistic Ballroom Big Band
Optimistic Ballroom Big Band
Optimistic Ballroom Big Band
Historic/Period
cha cha, ballroom, uptempo, happy, 1940, nostalgic, retro, big band, dance
1.13
Pay Day
Pay Day
Pay Day
Historic/Period
1940, bar, salon, drunk, 1930, silent movies, comic, cornet, retro, comedy
2.33
Social Injustice
Social Injustice
Social Injustice
Historic/Period
slow, dirge, poverty, unemployed, sad, 1920, prohibition
1.09
Duty And Honour
Duty And Honour
Duty And Honour
Historic/Period
gladiator, epic, emotional, cinematic, heartfelt, stirring, rousing, historic, heroic, grand
1.23
Herioc Defiance
Herioc Defiance
Herioc Defiance
Historic/Period
bravery, epic, heroic, war, historic, loss, inspiring
1.18
Battle Lines
Battle Lines
Battle Lines
Historic/Period
action cue, violence, fight, war, battle, evil, clash, conflict, heroic, epic
1.20
Going To War
Going To War
Going To War
Historic/Period
leaving home and loved ones, departing, sad farewell, cinematic, war, clash, conflict, grand, orchestral
2.41
Million Miles Away
Million Miles Away
Million Miles Away
Historic/Period
tension, military drums, war, soldiers, world war, dark, uneasy, conflict
1.57
Prepare For Battle
Prepare For Battle
Prepare For Battle
Historic/Period
action cue, violence, fight, war, battle, evil, evil forces, conflict, clash, tension
1.09
Battle Cry
Battle Cry
Battle Cry
Historic/Period
reflective, sad, epic, heroic, war, victory, aftermath, emotive, the end, finale
0.56
Dreams
Dreams
Dreams
Historic/Period
dreamy, atmospheric, low cello, sad, dreamlike, wistful, loss, emptiness
1.13
Awaiting News
Awaiting News
Awaiting News
Historic/Period
cinematic strings, drama, war, epic, dark, aftermath
1.22
Bachman Jungle
Bachman Jungle
Bachman Jungle
Historic/Period
classical, bach, regal, historic, mozart, chamber orchestra, costume drama, period drama, majestic, royal
1.16
Spring Onions
Spring Onions
Spring Onions
Dance/Pop
retro, 1960s, swinging London, pop, sexy, historic, fashion, hip, hammond organ, 60's electric guitar
2.46
Emotional
Emotional
Emotional
Historic/Period
emotional, sad, elegy, remember, epic, military, triumph, quest, warfare, warrior
3.00
Santan
Santan
Santan
Historic/Period
dark, cinematic, historic, war, military, epic, powerful, conflict, strife, warfare
2.09
Sunday
Sunday
Sunday
Orchestral/Classical
peaceful, emotional, cinematic, landscape, romantic, inspiring, stately homes, countryside, manors, castles
2.03
A Lost Love
A Lost Love
A Lost Love
Cinematic
cinematic, emotions, passing time, epic, romantic, sweeping strings, drama, historical, historic, voyage
2.12
Big Mountain
Big Mountain
Big Mountain
Action/Adventure
stirring orchestral and male choir, cinematic, epic, heroic, dramatic, fantasy, legends, exciting, historic, compelling
3.05
Dark Hunter
Dark Hunter
Dark Hunter
Cinematic
orchestral, cinematic, epic, fantasy, legends, exciting, historic, adventure, action, challenge
2.58
Only Once
Only Once
Only Once
Historic/Period
flowing harp, Celtic, Scotland, Ireland, epic, magical, mystical, sadness, melancholic, memories
3.05
Twice a Moon
Twice a Moon
Twice a Moon
Historic/Period
Celtic voices, music box, reflective, dreamy, fantasy, folk
3.23
Magic Ambience
Magic Ambience
Magic Ambience
Historic/Period
sound design, atmospheric, magical, ambient, subtle
0.59
Kronos
Kronos
Kronos
Historic/Period
sad, sombre, cinematic, filmic, emotional, Morricone, love, lonely, piano, serious
2.22
Breathe
Breathe
Breathe
Historic/Period
historic drama, wasteland, desolation, mystery, dark, menace, foreboding, ruins, deserted, serious
2.24
Vampire's Ball No Vocal
Vampire's Ball No Vocal
Vampire's Ball No Vocal
Historic/Period
gothic, dramatic, graveyard, vampire, phantom, occult, ghostly, screams, harpsichord
4.50

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.