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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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Memories Of WW2
Memories Of WW2
Memories Of WW2
Historic/Period
aftermath, reflection, war, epic, heroic, cinematic, funeral, dramatic, loss, bereavement
1.59
A Happy Housewife
A Happy Housewife
A Happy Housewife
Historic/Period
light, nostalgic, historic, pathe news, 1940's, orchestral, vintage, retro, nostalgia
1.52
Northern Brass Wedding
Northern Brass Wedding
Northern Brass Wedding
Historic/Period
bright and uplifting brass band, nostalgic, playful, hope, the north, 1950's, nostalgia, retro, period drama
3.45
Mysterious Island
Mysterious Island
Mysterious Island
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, low cellos, epic, tension, discovery, voyage, quest, exploration, unknown
1.22
Speed Boat - Bonus
Speed Boat - Bonus
Speed Boat - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action
1.19
The 50's Woogie Mood
The 50's Woogie Mood
The 50's Woogie Mood
Historic/Period
fifties dance, jerry lee lewis, blues, boogie woogie, 1950, boogie woogie piano, energetic, pacey, jive, snappy
1.51
The 60's Surf 66
The 60's Surf 66
The 60's Surf 66
Historic/Period
sixties, sea, Tarantino, duane eddy, the shadows, 1960, retro, jaunty, snappy
1.29
Heroic
Heroic
Heroic
Historic/Period
epic, heroic, dramatic, Hans Zimmer, pirates, voyage, cinematic, swaggering, swash buckling, ocean
2.03
Hereafter
Hereafter
Hereafter
Cinematic
Celtic, dawn, historic, highlands, heroic, love, gladiator, background female voice, evocative, emotive
2.27
Secret Waters
Secret Waters
Secret Waters
Travel/Landscape
Egypt, pyramids, ancient, historic, hot, desert, Arabs, Islam, peaceful, ancient Egypt
1.52
Ancient Civilization
Ancient Civilization
Ancient Civilization
Historic/Period
ancient, monuments, history, pharaohs, desert, Islam, Syria, Afghanistan, reflective, travel
1.16
Ancient Soul
Ancient Soul
Ancient Soul
Historic/Period
gladiator, arabic, female voice, sad, loss, mourning, historic, haunting
3.00
Tree Of Life
Tree Of Life
Tree Of Life
Historic/Period
reflective, Egypt, pyramids, monuments, holiday, historic, haunting, mirage, heat, desert
2.41
Traveling Through Time
Traveling Through Time
Traveling Through Time
Historic/Period
historic, middle east, pyramids, the Nile, desert, cinematic, heat, mirage, Egypt
2.43
40 Years In The Desert
40 Years In The Desert
40 Years In The Desert
Historic/Period
atmospheric, tension, secret, discovery, dark, foreboding, dark, scary, creepy, tense
2.11
Chicken Dance Big Band
Chicken Dance Big Band
Chicken Dance Big Band
Comedy/Children
jolly, big band, showtime, comedy, historic, 1930, fun, slap stick, comedic, quirky
0.47
Little Fun Jazz
Little Fun Jazz
Little Fun Jazz
Historic/Period
uptempo, gipsy jazz, ragtime, 1940, historic, Grappelli, clarinet, smooth, vintage, nostalgic
2.47
Lousy Thief
Lousy Thief
Lousy Thief
Historic/Period
Charleston, ragtime, flappers, dance, upbeat, 1920's, 1930's, big band, retro, nostalgic
2.28
Chosen One
Chosen One
Chosen One
Historic/Period
march, battle, war, epic, heroic, Romans, military
1.55
Path To Victory
Path To Victory
Path To Victory
Historic/Period
victory, triumph of good over evil, the end, epic, cinematic, culmination, triumph, conquest
1.18
The Bravest Heart
The Bravest Heart
The Bravest Heart
Historic/Period
male choir, building, intense, epic, glory, triumph, quest, victory, dramatic, historic
1.50
Meadow
Meadow
Meadow
Documentary
tv theme, antiques, stately house, national trust, countryside, lighthearted, historic, pizzicato violins, architecture, country homes
1.02
Bachman
Bachman
Bachman
Historic/Period
classical, bach, regal, historic, mozart, chamber orchestra, architecture, documentary, drama, grand
1.42
B Road
B Road
B Road
Historic/Period
harpsichord, stately, regal, royalty, historic, chamber music, Georgian, architecture, royal, grandiose
0.58
Black Wing
Black Wing
Black Wing
Historic/Period
dark, cinematic, historic, war, military, epic, conflict, clash, battle, warrior
2.59
Ancient Drum
Ancient Drum
Ancient Drum
World Music
ambient, asia, japan, china, historic, epic, emperor, taiko drums, military, the orient
2.12
Brass Hymn
Brass Hymn
Brass Hymn
Historic/Period
military, memorial, the fallen, World War 2, war, drama, factual, remembrance, remembrance day, armistice
1.53
Heroes entrance
Heroes entrance
Heroes entrance
Action/Adventure
strength, champions, winners, heroic, epic, trailer, historic, warrior, armies, battle
1.19
Cinematic Beauty
Cinematic Beauty
Cinematic Beauty
Historic/Period
tender, soundscape, beautiful, soft, love, romantic, film score, calm, piano, romcom
2.15
Pass Out
Pass Out
Pass Out
Historic/Period
military, regal, serious, horns, history, important, awards, rewards, parades, historic documentary
1.23
Big Guns
Big Guns
Big Guns
Corporate
dramatic, stirring, epic, corporate, strings, historic, adventure, voyage, sea, ocean
1.42
Late Train
Late Train
Late Train
Drama
dramatic, emotional, epic, battle, powerful, status, powerful strings, strings, conflict, historic
1.31
Last Chance
Last Chance
Last Chance
Historic/Period
symphonic strings and beat, dramatic, important, epic, action, adventure, voyage, ocean, cinematic, sea
1.46
Allegretto
Allegretto
Allegretto
Travel/Landscape
uplifting, classical, historical, orchestral, rural, landscape, dance, waltz, country gardens, village
4.14
Harpsichord Theme
Harpsichord Theme
Harpsichord Theme
Historic/Period
stately home, Georgian, Mozart, classical, luxury, historical, architecture, courtly life, gentry, harpsichord
4.26
Chamber
Chamber
Chamber
Orchestral/Classical
classical, chamber music, historical, orchestral, light, regal, sedate, dignified, cello, historic
4.12
Historic Battle Scene
Historic Battle Scene
Historic Battle Scene
Drama
military, war, epic, civil war, choral, religious, stirring, action, fighting, conflict
4.32
Istanbul
Istanbul
Istanbul
World Music
Turkish, exotic, travel, holiday, eastern, bazaars, Turkey, ancient architecture, historic, atmospheric
5.33
History
History
History
Corporate
historic horns opener/fanfare, credits, sting, logo
0.15
Elegy
Elegy
Elegy
Historic/Period
sad, female vocal, Ennio Morricone influence, emotional, remembrance, remembrance day, memorial, tribute, armistice, melancholic
3.06
Cop 70's
Cop 70's
Cop 70's
Historic/Period
funky, tv programme, starsky and hutch, cool, crime, police, cops n robbers, cops TV programme, 70's vibe, the streets
3.49
Cop Underscore
Cop Underscore
Cop Underscore
Historic/Period
funky, tv programme, starsky and hutch, cool, crime, police, cops n robbers, cops TV programme, 70's vibe, the streets
0.39
The Love Theme
The Love Theme
The Love Theme
Historic/Period
Braveheart, love theme, tender, cinematic, flute with violins, Celtic, folk, romantic, tender, nostalgic
1.16
Tension
Tension
Tension
Historic/Period
battle, historical, roman legions, ancient, tension, war, military, historic, conflict, challenge
1.09
Peace
Peace
Peace
Cinematic
cinematic, sparse, dawn, peaceful, sad, lament, harp and orchestra, Celtic, historic, finale
1.18
Remembrance
Remembrance
Remembrance
Historic/Period
sad, reflective, sense of loss, sombre, armistice, remembrance, memorial, tribute, the fallen
1.07
Evil Ruler
Evil Ruler
Evil Ruler
Historic/Period
low drone, menacing, evil, danger, historical, history, tyranny, threat, foreboding, sombre
1.05
Chinese Torture
Chinese Torture
Chinese Torture
Historic/Period
punishment, evil, sin, violence, horror, gong, foreboding, dark
1.04
The Highlander
The Highlander
The Highlander
World Music
epic, cinematic, historical, scenic, drama, pipes, Celtic, Ireland, Scotland, historic
3.48
London Swings
London Swings
London Swings
Historic/Period
cheesy organ, playful, retro, sixties, spoof, bizarre, 60s, swinging London, light hearted
3.06