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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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Aftermath
Aftermath
sad, mournful, realisation, loss, emptiness, desol...
Aftermath
Historic/Period
sad, mournful, realisation, loss, emptiness, desolate, sombre, bleak, historic, aftermath
2.42
King's Pavan
King's Pavan
early music ensemble, regal, sedate, stately, fram...
King's Pavan
Historic/Period
early music ensemble, regal, sedate, stately, frame drum, royal court, historical, medieval, middle ages, castle
2.22
Watkin's Ale
Watkin's Ale
bright fiddles and pipes, medieval village, feasti...
Watkin's Ale
Historic/Period
bright fiddles and pipes, medieval village, feasting, banquet, historical, historic, Elizabethan, Tudor, courtly
1.31
Noel En Musette
Noel En Musette
solemn, church organ, baroque, religion, tradition...
Noel En Musette
Historic/Period
solemn, church organ, baroque, religion, traditional early Christmas, sincere, serious, religious, church music
1.57
Passacaglio
Passacaglio
Renaissance, the masters, royal, palaces, historic...
Passacaglio
Historic/Period
Renaissance, the masters, royal, palaces, historical, historic, grand, grandiose, regal, royal
3.05
Sonata Terza
Sonata Terza
long, bright and cheerful court, the Stuarts, king...
Sonata Terza
Historic/Period
long, bright and cheerful court, the Stuarts, kings, monarchs, courts, courtly, etiquette, Charles II, jolly
6.15
Trio
Trio
court, the Stuarts, kings, Charles II, jolly, roya...
Trio
Historic/Period
court, the Stuarts, kings, Charles II, jolly, royal, regal, stately, sedate, dignified
5.46
Journey To The Unknown
Journey To The Unknown
cinematic, historical, choirs, castles, middle age...
Journey To The Unknown
Orchestral/Classical
cinematic, historical, choirs, castles, middle ages, bygone eras, historic, gently building theme, end credits, finale
4.28
Cradling Ashes
Cradling Ashes
funeral, dark, sad, war, aftermath, defeat in batt...
Cradling Ashes
Historic/Period
funeral, dark, sad, war, aftermath, defeat in battle, military, serious, sombre, melancholic
3.04
Xibalba's Curse
Xibalba's Curse
fantasy, mysterious, Raiders of the Lost Ark, sini...
Xibalba's Curse
Cinematic
fantasy, mysterious, Raiders of the Lost Ark, sinister, dramatic, march, war, epic, historic, cinematic
1.20
Du-at-nbn
Du-at-nbn
slow violins fade in, fantasy, biblical, desert, h...
Du-at-nbn
Historic/Period
slow violins fade in, fantasy, biblical, desert, hot, dark, epic, Romans, ancient
1.23
Tombs of the Pharoahs
Tombs of the Pharoahs
eastern, Egypt, historic, mysterious, desert, came...
Tombs of the Pharoahs
Travel/Landscape
eastern, Egypt, historic, mysterious, desert, camels, nomads, tombs, the pharoahs, evocative
2.25
Bigbury House
Bigbury House
classical, Georgian, stately home, luxury, court, ...
Bigbury House
Orchestral/Classical
classical, Georgian, stately home, luxury, court, historic, regal, country life, architecture, period drama
1.36
England's Glory
England's Glory
national anthem, patriotic, the Queen, victory, se...
England's Glory
Orchestral/Classical
national anthem, patriotic, the Queen, victory, seafaring, rousing, spirited, regal, stately, uplifting
1.06
The Arrival
The Arrival
royal procession, regal, the Queen, classical, bar...
The Arrival
Orchestral/Classical
royal procession, regal, the Queen, classical, baroque, bassoon, strings, orchestral, uplifting, positive
3.51
Quintet
Quintet
classical, Georgian, stately home, luxury, court, ...
Quintet
Historic/Period
classical, Georgian, stately home, luxury, court, historic, regal, country life, architecture, period drama
1.28
Parlour Waltz
Parlour Waltz
parlour games, Victorian era, silent movies, whims...
Parlour Waltz
Historic/Period
parlour games, Victorian era, silent movies, whimsical, piano, carousel, fairground, funfair, jaunty, light
1.04
Flora's Waltz
Flora's Waltz
waltz, regal, whimsical, light, rural, pastoral, c...
Flora's Waltz
Historic/Period
waltz, regal, whimsical, light, rural, pastoral, cheerful, costume/period drama, solo piano, parlour games
2.00
One More Bebop
One More Bebop
boogie woogie piano, lounge, hotel lobby, jazz pia...
One More Bebop
Historic/Period
boogie woogie piano, lounge, hotel lobby, jazz piano, good time jazz, easy going, 1940's, 1950's
1.48
Dark Days Of War
Dark Days Of War
world war two, war, drama, conflict, cinematic, ep...
Dark Days Of War
Historic/Period
world war two, war, drama, conflict, cinematic, epic, reflective, drums, grand, conflict
1.21
Direct Attack
Direct Attack
action cut, war, chase, danger, explosions, excite...
Direct Attack
Historic/Period
action cut, war, chase, danger, explosions, excitement, threat, fear, warfare, conflict
1.16
Heroes of WW2
Heroes of WW2
band of brothers, heroic, world war two, epic, cin...
Heroes of WW2
Drama
band of brothers, heroic, world war two, epic, cinematic, war, hymn, triumph, triumphant, historic
2.31
Memories Of WW2
Memories Of WW2
aftermath, reflection, war, epic, heroic, cinemati...
Memories Of WW2
Historic/Period
aftermath, reflection, war, epic, heroic, cinematic, funeral, dramatic, loss, bereavement
1.59
A Happy Housewife
A Happy Housewife
light, nostalgic, historic, pathe news, 1940's, or...
A Happy Housewife
Historic/Period
light, nostalgic, historic, pathe news, 1940's, orchestral, vintage, retro, nostalgia
1.52
The Great War
The Great War
warfare, nostalgic, first World War, military drum...
The Great War
Historic/Period
warfare, nostalgic, first World War, military drums and brass, trenches, Remembrance day, remembrance, armistice
2.34
Northern Brass Wedding
Northern Brass Wedding
bright and uplifting brass band, nostalgic, playfu...
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
moody, dark cinematic, low cellos, epic, tension, ...
Mysterious Island
Historic/Period
moody, dark cinematic, low cellos, epic, tension, discovery, voyage, quest, exploration, unknown
1.22
Speed Boat - Bonus
Speed Boat - Bonus
adventure chase, action...
Speed Boat - Bonus
Historic/Period
adventure chase, action
1.19
The 50's Woogie Mood
The 50's Woogie Mood
fifties dance, jerry lee lewis, blues, boogie woog...
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
sixties, sea, Tarantino, duane eddy, the shadows, ...
The 60's Surf 66
Historic/Period
sixties, sea, Tarantino, duane eddy, the shadows, 1960, retro, jaunty, snappy
1.29
The 70's Gospel
The 70's Gospel
slow, love, ballad, gospel, Eric Clapton influence...
The 70's Gospel
Historic/Period
slow, love, ballad, gospel, Eric Clapton influence, electric blues guitar, retro, vintage, nostalgic, nostalgia
1.54
Mighty Ocean
Mighty Ocean
voyage, sea, epic, war, military, cinematic, drama...
Mighty Ocean
Cinematic
voyage, sea, epic, war, military, cinematic, dramatic, historical, oceans, oceanic
2.46
Hereafter
Hereafter
Celtic, dawn, historic, highlands, heroic, love, g...
Hereafter
Cinematic
Celtic, dawn, historic, highlands, heroic, love, gladiator, background female voice, evocative, emotive
2.27
Secret Waters
Secret Waters
Egypt, pyramids, ancient, historic, hot, desert, A...
Secret Waters
Travel/Landscape
Egypt, pyramids, ancient, historic, hot, desert, Arabs, Islam, peaceful, ancient Egypt
1.52
Ancient Civilization
Ancient Civilization
ancient, monuments, history, pharaohs, desert, Isl...
Ancient Civilization
Historic/Period
ancient, monuments, history, pharaohs, desert, Islam, Syria, Afghanistan, reflective, travel
1.16
Ancient Soul
Ancient Soul
gladiator, arabic, female voice, sad, loss, mourni...
Ancient Soul
Historic/Period
gladiator, arabic, female voice, sad, loss, mourning, historic, haunting
3.00
Tree Of Life
Tree Of Life
reflective, Egypt, pyramids, monuments, holiday, h...
Tree Of Life
Historic/Period
reflective, Egypt, pyramids, monuments, holiday, historic, haunting, mirage, heat, desert
2.41
Traveling Through Time
Traveling Through Time
historic, middle east, pyramids, the Nile, desert,...
Traveling Through Time
Historic/Period
historic, middle east, pyramids, the Nile, desert, cinematic, heat, mirage, Egypt
2.43
A Day's Pleasure
A Day's Pleasure
ragtime, swing, jazz, 1930's, World War 2, comic, ...
A Day's Pleasure
Historic/Period
ragtime, swing, jazz, 1930's, World War 2, comic, relaxed, easy going, chilled, lounge
1.48
Chicken Dance Big Band
Chicken Dance Big Band
jolly, big band, showtime, comedy, historic, 1930,...
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
uptempo, gipsy jazz, ragtime, 1940, historic, Grap...
Little Fun Jazz
Historic/Period
uptempo, gipsy jazz, ragtime, 1940, historic, Grappelli, clarinet, smooth, vintage, nostalgic
2.47
Pay Day
Pay Day
1940, bar, salon, drunk, 1930, silent movies, comi...
Pay Day
Historic/Period
1940, bar, salon, drunk, 1930, silent movies, comic, cornet, retro, comedy
2.33
Social Injustice
Social Injustice
slow, dirge, poverty, unemployed, sad, 1920, prohi...
Social Injustice
Historic/Period
slow, dirge, poverty, unemployed, sad, 1920, prohibition, twenties, 20's, 1920's
1.09
Chosen One
Chosen One
march, battle, war, epic, heroic, Romans, military...
Chosen One
Historic/Period
march, battle, war, epic, heroic, Romans, military
1.55
Path To Victory
Path To Victory
victory, triumph of good over evil, the end, epic,...
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
male choir, building, intense, epic, glory, triump...
The Bravest Heart
Historic/Period
male choir, building, intense, epic, glory, triumph, quest, victory, dramatic, historic
1.50
Meadow
Meadow
tv theme, antiques, stately house, national trust,...
Meadow
Documentary
tv theme, antiques, stately house, national trust, countryside, lighthearted, historic, pizzicato violins, architecture, country homes
1.02
B Road
B Road
harpsichord, stately, regal, royalty, historic, ch...
B Road
Historic/Period
harpsichord, stately, regal, royalty, historic, chamber music, Georgian, architecture, royal, grandiose
0.58
Black Wing
Black Wing
dark, cinematic, historic, war, military, epic, co...
Black Wing
Historic/Period
dark, cinematic, historic, war, military, epic, conflict, clash, battle, warrior
2.59
Brass Hymn
Brass Hymn
military, memorial, the fallen, World War 2, war, ...
Brass Hymn
Historic/Period
military, memorial, the fallen, World War 2, war, drama, factual, remembrance, remembrance day, armistice
1.53

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.