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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 113 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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Track
Genre
Taken from the Album
Description
Length
Fav
Info/Licence
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Changing Lanes
Changing Lanes
Changing Lanes
Documentary
quiz show, daytime, tv theme, pulsating, serious, intense, driving, documentary, retro
2.06
One That Left
One That Left
One That Left
Documentary
sad, lament, piano, solo violin, documentary, building up, morricone, mournful, cinematic
3.12
Rush Hour
Rush Hour
Rush Hour
Documentary
fast, documentary, politics, serious, discussion panel, drama, eerie, news, uptempo
1.48
Castle Keep
Castle Keep
Castle Keep
Orchestral/Classical
regal, joyful, landscape, historic, castles, majestic, stately country houses, British, stately, grand
1.58
Microscopic Life
Microscopic Life
Microscopic Life
Documentary
magical, light, flying, wonder, science, discovery, ambient, journey, cycle, travel
2.51
Courage Dawning
Courage Dawning
Courage Dawning
Corporate
slowly building with increasing intensity, emotional, achievement, motivating, cinematic, documentary, landscape, corporate, positive, uplifting
2.59
The Finding of Feet
The Finding of Feet
The Finding of Feet
Underscores/Voiceover
mysterious, ambient, electro, groove, documentary, reverse effect, hypnotic, pulsating synth, rhythmic, passing of time
4.40
A Beautiful New Day
A Beautiful New Day
A Beautiful New Day
Leisure/Lifestyle
upbeat acoustic guitar, hope, happy, cheerful, friendship, folk, pop, good times, young love, bright
3.06
A Happy Life
A Happy Life
A Happy Life
Documentary
laidback, country, location, happy, carefree, easy, summer, holidays, cheerful, acoustic guitar
3.31
Feeling Good
Feeling Good
Feeling Good
Underscores/Voiceover
laidback acoustic guitars, slow funk, groove, hip, cool, happy, fun, chillin', funky, chilled
2.34
Inspiration Surrounds Us
Inspiration Surrounds Us
Inspiration Surrounds Us
Upbeat
acoustic guitar opener builds to positive beat, hope, happy, cheerful, friendship, folk, pop, good times, young love, bright
3.12
Driving through Kandahar
Driving through Kandahar
Driving through Kandahar
World Music
Afghanistan, perilous trip, middle east, Arabic, eastern culture, travel, documentary
1.43
Incredible India
Incredible India
Incredible India
World Music
sitar, drones, India, female voices, ambient, atmospheric, evocative, landscape, drama, Taj Mahal
2.18
The Camel Parade
The Camel Parade
The Camel Parade
World Music
ethnic percussion, eastern clarinet, tranquil, desert, hot, factual, travel, documentary, world music, camel
2.15
Sailing to Morocco
Sailing to Morocco
Sailing to Morocco
World Music
ethnic percussion, nay flute, eastern, Arabic, Syria, large frame drum, drama, desert, camels, bedouins
1.44
Exploring New Worlds
Exploring New Worlds
Exploring New Worlds
Documentary
discovery, science, factual, documentary, new horizons, travel, voyage, sea, ocean, exploration
1.39
Brass Hymn
Brass Hymn
Brass Hymn
Historic/Period
military, memorial, the fallen, World War 2, war, drama, factual, remembrance, remembrance day, armistice
1.53
Latino Disco
Latino Disco
Latino Disco
Documentary
latin dance, Spain, holiday, mediterranean, beach, holiday, travel, documentary, destination, location
3.17
LED
LED
LED
Documentary
corporate, holidays, laidback, chilled, electro, documentary, lifestyle, leisure, upbeat
1.26
Bachman
Bachman
Bachman
Historic/Period
classical, bach, regal, historic, mozart, chamber orchestra, architecture, documentary, drama, grand
1.42
Bright Light Alternative Mix
Bright Light Alternative Mix
Bright Light Alternative Mix
Documentary
dreamy, sparse intro, moody, ambient, bright, ethereal, documentary, location, upbeat, uptempo
3.18
Bright Light
Bright Light
Bright Light
Documentary
dreamy, sparse intro, moody, ambient, bright, ethereal, documentary, location, upbeat, uptempo
4.22
Immaculate Design
Immaculate Design
Immaculate Design
Leisure/Lifestyle
lazy, shuffle beat, laidback, relaxed, good times, resting, easy going, feel good, holidays, travel
2.24
Alternative Mix
Alternative Mix
Alternative Mix
Documentary
lazy, shuffle beat, laidback, relaxed, good times, resting, easy going, feel good, holidays, travel
2.38
By The Pool
By The Pool
By The Pool
Documentary
lazy, shuffle beat, laidback, relaxed, good times, resting, easy going, feel good, holidays, travel
2.38
Orange Sky
Orange Sky
Orange Sky
Documentary
simple, catchy, delicate, piano, joy, cinematic, positive, feature, documentary, beautiful
3.00
Leaving Forever
Leaving Forever
Leaving Forever
Drama
pop, ballad, adele, piano, drama, documentary, piano, feelings, emotion, emotional
2.36
Innovation Inspiration
Innovation Inspiration
Innovation Inspiration
Drama
moody, soft piano arpeggio, drama, documentary, tension building, dramatic, serious, feelings, emotion
3.47
Happiness
Happiness
Happiness
Documentary
happy, positive, underscore, documentary, light, hypnotic, piano, lifestyle feature, bright, scenic
3.57
Glimmer
Glimmer
Glimmer
Corporate
reflective, inspiring, stirring, family, positive, lifestyle feature, documentary, confident, uplifting, serious
3.26
Climb to the Clouds
Climb to the Clouds
Climb to the Clouds
Documentary
reflective, inspiring, stirring, family, celtic, positive, lifestyle feature, documentary, confident, uplifting
2.36
A New Dawn
A New Dawn
A New Dawn
Documentary
gentle acoustic guitar and piano, relaxed, chilled, family, portrait, romantic, pop, documentary, landscape, coast
2.02
Andromeda
Andromeda
Andromeda
Travel/Landscape
countryside, meadows, glades, valley, summer, peaceful, gentle, quiet, tranquil, gardens
3.38
Happy At Work
Happy At Work
Happy At Work
Upbeat
upbeat, bright, positive, whistle, light industry, information, male whistling, corporate, documentary, daytime TV
3.48
Ancient Civilization
Ancient Civilization
Ancient Civilization
Historic/Period
ancient, monuments, history, pharaohs, desert, Islam, Syria, Afghanistan, reflective, travel
1.16
Evening Cocktails (Underscore)
Evening Cocktails (Underscore)
Evening Cocktails (Underscore)
Leisure/Lifestyle
mid tempo, urban, cool, groove, cruising, holiday, beach, resort, luxury, stylish
2.16
Evening Cocktails
Evening Cocktails
Evening Cocktails
Underscores/Voiceover
mid tempo, urban, cool, groove, cruising, holiday, beach, resort, luxury, stylish
2.16
Bright New Day (Underscore)
Bright New Day (Underscore)
Bright New Day (Underscore)
Underscores/Voiceover
upbeat underscore, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, information, property, documentary, easy going
2.02
Bright New Day
Bright New Day
Bright New Day
Upbeat
upbeat acoustic guitar, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, information, property, documentary, easy going
2.02
No Problem (Underscore)
No Problem (Underscore)
No Problem (Underscore)
Underscores/Voiceover
mid tempo underscore, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, information, property, documentary, easy going
2.25
No Problem
No Problem
No Problem
Upbeat
upbeat, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, information, property, documentary, easy going
2.25
Summer Rain
Summer Rain
Summer Rain
Cinematic
shimmering, dawn, magical, drama, cinematic, little steps, raindrops, awakening, spring, blossom
4.37
Discovery
Discovery
Discovery
Travel/Landscape
scenic, landscape, Africa, safari, drama, cinematic, travel, documentary, inspiring, open spaces
2.13
Hereafter
Hereafter
Hereafter
Cinematic
Celtic, dawn, historic, highlands, heroic, love, gladiator, background female voice, evocative, emotive
2.27
Underscore
Underscore
Underscore
World Music
steel band, holidays, sun, fun, fiesta, party, beach, good times, calypso, islands
1.02
Paradise Island
Paradise Island
Paradise Island
Travel/Landscape
steel band, holidays, sun, fun, fiesta, party, beach, good times, calypso, islands
2.15
Morning Sunlight
Morning Sunlight
Morning Sunlight
Corporate
finance, tv theme, current affairs, documentary, discussion, politics, breaking news, news programme, uptempo, positive
3.20
The 60's Doo Bee Doo
The 60's Doo Bee Doo
The 60's Doo Bee Doo
Historic/Period
sixties, happy, innocence, swingle singers, 1960, period documentary, male harmonies, happy go lucky, positive, optimistic
2.42
The Coming Of The Spring
The Coming Of The Spring
The Coming Of The Spring
Documentary
childlike, awe and wonder, music box, innocence, fantasy, wonderment, gentle, awakening, discovery documentary, science programme
4.11
Strut
Strut
Strut
Documentary
goldfrapp, fashion, 1980's , gary numan, science, sport, promo, perfume, rhythmic, lifestyle documentary
4.38

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.