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Royalty Free documentary music

Reflective music to add pathos and emotion and to underscore your voiceover for a range of documentary subjects. Our documentary music tracks are suitable for a variety of subjects and topics, from travel programming and domestic issues to reality TV and biographical documentaries. Find the perfect music track for your documentary production here.

Found 114 tracks: documentary

**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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The Camel Parade
The Camel Parade
ethnic percussion, eastern clarinet, tranquil, des...
The Camel Parade
World Music
ethnic percussion, eastern clarinet, tranquil, desert, hot, factual, travel, documentary, world music, camel
2.15
Microscopic Life
Microscopic Life
magical, light, flying, wonder, science, discovery...
Microscopic Life
Documentary
magical, light, flying, wonder, science, discovery, ambient, journey, cycle, travel
2.51
Homepage
Homepage
relaxed groove, training, voiceover bed, corporate...
Homepage
Corporate
relaxed groove, training, voiceover bed, corporate, information, communication, documentary
2.40
Whooshes Flypast
Whooshes Flypast
gentle hypnotic ambience, sequence, whooshes, swir...
Whooshes Flypast
Soundbeds/Bridges/Stings
gentle hypnotic ambience, sequence, whooshes, swirling synths, warm pad, wonder, science documentary
2.19
The Beginning
The Beginning
historical, drama, documentary, rich low orchestra...
The Beginning
Documentary
historical, drama, documentary, rich low orchestral drones, scene setting, dark, brooding, sombre, dramatic
0.51
The Ganges
The Ganges
slow, mysterious and majestic, atmospheric, mystic...
The Ganges
World Music
slow, mysterious and majestic, atmospheric, mystical, documentary, India, Asia, spiritual, travel
4.09
Iona
Iona
shuffle, acoustic guitar, journey, epic, filmic, f...
Iona
World Music
shuffle, acoustic guitar, journey, epic, filmic, flute, pipes, Celtic, Ireland, Scotland
3.14
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
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
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
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
Eat Marmite Miniloop
Eat Marmite Miniloop
radio interference, voice counting in German numbe...
Eat Marmite Miniloop
Underscores/Voiceover
radio interference, voice counting in German numbers, hip hop, urban, youth, documentary, loop
2.31
Eat Marmite Novox Miniloop
Eat Marmite Novox Miniloop
radio interference effect, rhythmic, hip hop, urba...
Eat Marmite Novox Miniloop
Underscores/Voiceover
radio interference effect, rhythmic, hip hop, urban, youth, documentary, loop
1.06
Outback Miniloop
Outback Miniloop
low drone, percussion loop, Australia, wilderness,...
Outback Miniloop
Underscores/Voiceover
low drone, percussion loop, Australia, wilderness, travel, wildlife, documentary
1.44
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
Distant Spirit
Distant Spirit
mid paced, reflective, emotional, sad violins, emo...
Distant Spirit
Orchestral/Classical
mid paced, reflective, emotional, sad violins, emotive, cinematic, architecture, documentary, melodic, haunting female voice
3.48
The Hunt
The Hunt
wildlife, chase, prey, menacing, Africa, suspense,...
The Hunt
Documentary
wildlife, chase, prey, menacing, Africa, suspense, building tension, travel/wildlife documentary, dramatic, action
1.47
Mountain Dream
Mountain Dream
long atmospheric track with underlying drone and b...
Mountain Dream
Documentary
long atmospheric track with underlying drone and background vocals, travel documentary, hot climate, moody, tribal, tension, dramatic, atmospheric, evocative
7.13
Life On Earth
Life On Earth
wildlife theme, ambient, atmospheric, textural, tr...
Life On Earth
Documentary
wildlife theme, ambient, atmospheric, textural, tranquil, into deep bass groove, science, nature, documentary, uptempo
6.25
Mid to the East
Mid to the East
ethnic beats, exotic, desert, middle east, landsca...
Mid to the East
World Music
ethnic beats, exotic, desert, middle east, landscape, hot, travel documentary, bollywood, bhangra, asian
3.35
Arabian underscore
Arabian underscore
middle eastern flavour, mysterious, atmospheric, s...
Arabian underscore
Underscores/Voiceover
middle eastern flavour, mysterious, atmospheric, slow, ambient, documentary, desert, hot, mystical, underscore
1.18
Indigenous Tribe mix
Indigenous Tribe mix
ambient, groove, middle eastern, Arabic, Islam, dr...
Indigenous Tribe mix
Travel/Landscape
ambient, groove, middle eastern, Arabic, Islam, drama, dramatic, solemn chants, haunting, evocative
2.27
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
News Sting With Bed
News Sting With Bed
news, inspiring, business, discussion, politics, f...
News Sting With Bed
Underscores/Voiceover
news, inspiring, business, discussion, politics, finance, voiceover, bulletins, documentary, punchy
3.17
Positive News
Positive News
news, stirring strings punctuated with horns and d...
Positive News
Corporate
news, stirring strings punctuated with horns and drums, inspiring, business, discussion, politics, finance, bulletins, documentary, punchy
1.00
Mood Setter
Mood Setter
minimal, soundbed, underscore, dark, resonating be...
Mood Setter
Soundbeds/Bridges/Stings
minimal, soundbed, underscore, dark, resonating bell effect, calm, documentary
2.30
Secret Garden
Secret Garden
gentle rhythm, adventure, magical, factual/travel/...
Secret Garden
Documentary
gentle rhythm, adventure, magical, factual/travel/science documentary
1.37
Weightless
Weightless
awe and wonder, ambient, atmospheric, swirling, ge...
Weightless
Documentary
awe and wonder, ambient, atmospheric, swirling, gentle, wildlife, nature/science documentary
4.01
Time Running
Time Running
time lapsing, hope, drama, documentary, wildlife, ...
Time Running
Documentary
time lapsing, hope, drama, documentary, wildlife, landscape, panorama, building gentle pace, violins
2.18
Tell Me When
Tell Me When
drama, suspense, documentary, tinkling, sad, sadne...
Tell Me When
Cinematic
drama, suspense, documentary, tinkling, sad, sadness, forlorn, wistful, grief, mourning
2.17
So Worried
So Worried
drama, suspense, documentary, sad, passing time, t...
So Worried
Cinematic
drama, suspense, documentary, sad, passing time, thoughts, feelings, regret, loneliness, isolation
2.31
South Asia Now
South Asia Now
world, landscape, India, Asia, sitar, ambient, ind...
South Asia Now
World Music
world, landscape, India, Asia, sitar, ambient, indian flute, male voice, the Ganges, travel
2.43
Smell Of Jasmine
Smell Of Jasmine
marimba rhythm and fluttering flutes, reflective, ...
Smell Of Jasmine
World Music
marimba rhythm and fluttering flutes, reflective, dreamy eastern, peaceful, India, Pakistan, flutes, travel, documentary, peaceful
1.28
Krishna's Eves
Krishna's Eves
world, landscape, Asia, India, dreamy, ethnic, tra...
Krishna's Eves
World Music
world, landscape, Asia, India, dreamy, ethnic, travel, travel/factual documentary, indian, asian
2.29
World Of The Sun
World Of The Sun
dreamy, ambient, duduk, India, dawn, landscape, su...
World Of The Sun
Travel/Landscape
dreamy, ambient, duduk, India, dawn, landscape, sunset over the Ganges, evocative, eastern, documentary
1.19
Sadness In Palestine
Sadness In Palestine
world, landscape, middle East, Syria, Arabic, voic...
Sadness In Palestine
Travel/Landscape
world, landscape, middle East, Syria, Arabic, voices, distant lands, travel, documentary, wistful
3.20
Stratosphere
Stratosphere
ambient, positive, upbeat, communications, informa...
Stratosphere
Documentary
ambient, positive, upbeat, communications, information, pop guitars, factual/travel/lifestyle documentary, corporate, business world
3.36
Four Hard Years
Four Hard Years
war, documentary, military, loss, sad, epic, cinem...
Four Hard Years
Documentary
war, documentary, military, loss, sad, epic, cinematic, orchestral, melancholic, factual/history programme
3.49
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
Soldiers of the 20th Century
Soldiers of the 20th Century
war, military, battles, flag, reflective, salute t...
Soldiers of the 20th Century
Documentary
war, military, battles, flag, reflective, salute to the brave, the fallen, reminiscent, factual/historical documentary, hope
1.44
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
Strut
Strut
goldfrapp, fashion, 1980's , gary numan, science, ...
Strut
Documentary
goldfrapp, fashion, 1980's , gary numan, science, sport, promo, perfume, rhythmic, lifestyle documentary
4.38
The Coming Of The Spring
The Coming Of The Spring
childlike, awe and wonder, music box, innocence, f...
The Coming Of The Spring
Documentary
childlike, awe and wonder, music box, innocence, fantasy, wonderment, gentle, awakening, discovery documentary, science programme
4.11
Morning Sunlight
Morning Sunlight
finance, tv theme, current affairs, documentary, d...
Morning Sunlight
Corporate
finance, tv theme, current affairs, documentary, discussion, politics, breaking news, news programme, uptempo, positive
3.20
Underscore
Underscore
steel band, holidays, sun, fun, fiesta, party, bea...
Underscore
World Music
steel band, holidays, sun, fun, fiesta, party, beach, good times, calypso, islands
1.02
Summer Rain
Summer Rain
shimmering, dawn, magical, drama, cinematic, littl...
Summer Rain
Cinematic
shimmering, dawn, magical, drama, cinematic, little steps, raindrops, awakening, spring, blossom
4.37
Bright New Day (Underscore)
Bright New Day (Underscore)
upbeat underscore, bright, happy, retail, launch, ...
Bright New Day (Underscore)
Underscores/Voiceover
upbeat underscore, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, information, property, documentary, easy going
2.02
Evening Cocktails
Evening Cocktails
mid tempo, urban, cool, groove, cruising, holiday,...
Evening Cocktails
Underscores/Voiceover
mid tempo, urban, cool, groove, cruising, holiday, beach, resort, luxury, stylish
2.16
Evening Cocktails (Underscore)
Evening Cocktails (Underscore)
mid tempo, urban, cool, groove, cruising, holiday,...
Evening Cocktails (Underscore)
Leisure/Lifestyle
mid tempo, urban, cool, groove, cruising, holiday, beach, resort, luxury, stylish
2.16
Innovation Inspiration
Innovation Inspiration
moody, soft piano arpeggio, drama, documentary, te...
Innovation Inspiration
Drama
moody, soft piano arpeggio, drama, documentary, tension building, dramatic, serious, feelings, emotion
3.47

What Can Royalty Free Documentary Music Be Used For?

We provide an extensive library of royalty free documentary music that can be used for all types of video production. Whether it’s for personal or commercial use, you can use our copyright free music tracks for a variety of documentary subjects and topics. 

Use our royalty free documentary music tracks for: 

YouTube / Vimeo & Video Production – Our royalty free documentary music tracks are perfect for use on YouTube, Vimeo, and other social media and streaming websites. If you’re involved with the production of documentaries on video streaming sites, then our royalty free documentary music tracks can enhance your video production. 

TV Broadcasts – Our royalty free music tracks can also be used for television productions.

Video Games – Do you make video games? If so, music and sound are a huge part of the gaming experience. Fortunately, our royalty free documentary music tracks can be used for video game production and they are perfect for creating ambiance. 

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