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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

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Track
Genre
Taken from the Album
Description
Length
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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
Allegretto
Allegretto
Allegretto
Orchestral/Classical
classical, historical, orchestral, rural, landscape, waltz, country gardens, village, countryside, pastoral
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, europe
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
Prehistoric
Prehistoric
Prehistoric
Historic/Period
ancient history, stone age, eerie, mysterious, dramatic, planet of the apes, spooky, dawn of man, prehistoric, cave dwellers
2.29
Arthurian Legend
Arthurian Legend
Arthurian Legend
Historic/Period
medieval, love, epic, orchestra, grand, historical, choir, french horn, dramatic, history
2.10
Roman Excavation
Roman Excavation
Roman Excavation
Historic/Period
Romans, historical, atmospheric, ancient history, horns, castles
1.53
Roman Legion
Roman Legion
Roman Legion
Historic/Period
war, military, fighting, Roman soldiers, centurions, gladiators, dramatic, dark, conflict, history drama/documentary
1.30
Mediaeval Banquet
Mediaeval Banquet
Mediaeval Banquet
Historic/Period
Tudors, Henry V111, banquet, history, feasting, events, castles, medieval
2.07
Tudor Times
Tudor Times
Tudor Times
Historic/Period
atmospheric, harp, historic, dramatic, melancholic, Tudor, aftermath, history drama/documentary
2.12
Lady In The Lake
Lady In The Lake
Lady In The Lake
Cinematic
atmospheric choir, romantic harp, strings, sad, landscape, historic, epic love theme, gentle, touching, heartfelt
2.20
Plainsong
Plainsong
Plainsong
Historic/Period
monk, plainsong, monastery, Spanish guitar, religious, ambient, historical, male voice, evocative, religion
2.30
Monastic Times
Monastic Times
Monastic Times
Historic/Period
slow and evocative, sad, melancholic choral, cold, historical, regret, dark ages, history
2.58
Telucis
Telucis
Telucis
Historic/Period
latin prayer, monk's chant, mass, church, the pope, religious, dark ages, historical, monastery, abbey
1.34

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.