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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
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Info/Licence
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Orange Sky
Orange Sky
Orange Sky
Documentary
simple, catchy, delicate, piano, joy, cinematic, positive, feature, documentary, beautiful
3.00
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
Aim High
Aim High
Aim High
Leisure/Lifestyle
U2 influence, laidback groove, easygoing, bright, carefree, documentary
3.09
A Happy Life
A Happy Life
A Happy Life
Documentary
laidback, country, location, happy, carefree, easy, summer, holidays, cheerful, acoustic guitar
3.31
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
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
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
Substratum
Substratum
Substratum
Documentary
mellow, slowly evolving track, serious, factual, information, Massive Attack influence, sub bass, drama, documentary, piano
6.12
Myths And Legends
Myths And Legends
Myths And Legends
Drama
minimal piano, ambient intro, drama, documentary, sparse, long track, mystery, whodunnit, thriller, espionage
8.16
5 Waves (Main)
5 Waves (Main)
5 Waves (Main)
Upbeat
uplifting, new day, information, communication, positive, bright, punchy, documentary, anthemic crowd pleaser, house beat
2.34
Happiness
Happiness
Happiness
Documentary
happy, positive, underscore, documentary, light, hypnotic, piano, lifestyle feature, bright, scenic
3.57
The Net
The Net
The Net
Corporate
ambient, pop corporate, documentary, melodic piano, launch, promotion, retail
4.37
The Glens
The Glens
The Glens
World Music
upbeat, acoustic guitar, bodhran, Irish, lyrical, scenic, pipes, folk, Ireland, Eire
2.42
Tonic
Tonic
Tonic
Upbeat
dreamy intro, swirling synths, house groove, uptempo, positive, daytime TV, documentary, lifestyle
2.56
Tandermaken
Tandermaken
Tandermaken
Historic/Period
royal court, historical, middle ages, medieval, kings, period costume, drama, history documentary, costume drama, courtly
3.08
Sentimental Past
Sentimental Past
Sentimental Past
Drama
drama, suspense, documentary, gentle, solo piano, sad, sadness, wistful, melancholic, background female voice
2.44
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
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
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
Incredible India
Incredible India
Incredible India
World Music
sitar, drones, India, female voices, ambient, atmospheric, evocative, landscape, drama, Taj Mahal
2.18
Feeling Good
Feeling Good
Feeling Good
Underscores/Voiceover
laidback acoustic guitars, slow funk, groove, hip, cool, happy, fun, chillin', funky, chilled
2.34
Wonderment
Wonderment
Wonderment
Romantic
romantic, documentary theme, peaceful, pastoral, classical, female choir, calm, serene, gentle
2.39
The Land Of Wallace
The Land Of Wallace
The Land Of Wallace
World Music
braveheart, Scotland, the highlands, celtic, pipes, cinematic, epic, Scottish, St.Andrew's day, lochs
3.45
Wave
Wave
Wave
Documentary
slow moody drone opener leads to short electric guitar solo, ambient, awe, wonder, wonderment, star burst, eclipse, textural, dark, the universe
2.13
Arabian Winds
Arabian Winds
Arabian Winds
World Music
mysterious, atmospheric, slow, ambient, middle eastern, flute, documentary, desert, hot, bedouins
3.45
Mirage
Mirage
Mirage
Documentary
chilled ambient easy-going groove, cool, holiday, heavenly, ambient, factual/travel/lifestyle documentary
3.04
Drifting Along
Drifting Along
Drifting Along
Leisure/Lifestyle
slow ballad, Adele, romantic, positive, happy, easy going electric guitars, documentary, lifestyle, family life, daytime TV
4.24
Storm Clouds
Storm Clouds
Storm Clouds
Documentary
drama, suspense, documentary, dark, foreboding, cinematic, factual/historical programme, orchestral, stirring strings, piano and orchestra
1.56
Paradise Island
Paradise Island
Paradise Island
Travel/Landscape
steel band, holidays, sun, fun, fiesta, party, beach, good times, calypso, islands
2.15
Hereafter
Hereafter
Hereafter
Cinematic
Celtic, dawn, historic, highlands, heroic, love, gladiator, background female voice, evocative, emotive
2.27
No Problem
No Problem
No Problem
Upbeat
upbeat, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, information, property, documentary, easy going
2.25
Ancient Civilization
Ancient Civilization
Ancient Civilization
Historic/Period
ancient, monuments, history, pharaohs, desert, Islam, Syria, Afghanistan, reflective, travel
1.16
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
Andromeda
Andromeda
Andromeda
Travel/Landscape
countryside, meadows, glades, valley, summer, peaceful, gentle, quiet, tranquil, gardens
3.38
Glimmer
Glimmer
Glimmer
Corporate
reflective, inspiring, stirring, family, positive, lifestyle feature, documentary, confident, uplifting, serious
3.26
Bachman
Bachman
Bachman
Historic/Period
classical, bach, regal, historic, mozart, chamber orchestra, architecture, documentary, drama, grand
1.42
Brass Hymn
Brass Hymn
Brass Hymn
Historic/Period
military, memorial, the fallen, World War 2, war, drama, factual, remembrance, remembrance day, armistice
1.53
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
Changing Lanes
Changing Lanes
Changing Lanes
Documentary
quix show, daytime, tv theme, pulsating, serious, intense, driving, documentary, retro
0.00
Homepage
Homepage
Homepage
Corporate
relaxed groove, training, voiceover bed, corporate, information, communication, documentary
2.40
Whooshes Flypast
Whooshes Flypast
Whooshes Flypast
Soundbeds/Bridges/Stings
gentle hypnotic ambience, sequence, whooshes, swirling synths, warm pad, wonder, science documentary
2.19
The Beginning
The Beginning
The Beginning
Documentary
historical, drama, documentary, rich low orchestral drones, scene setting, dark, brooding, sombre, dramatic
0.51
The Ganges
The Ganges
The Ganges
World Music
slow, mysterious and majestic, atmospheric, mystical, documentary, India, Asia, spiritual, travel
4.09
Iona
Iona
Iona
World Music
shuffle, acoustic guitar, journey, epic, filmic, flute, pipes, Celtic, Ireland, Scotland
3.14
Galway Shores
Galway Shores
Galway Shores
World Music
folk guitar, pipe melody, reflective, celtic, drama, documentary, location, scenic, lakes, lochs
2.52
Roman Legion
Roman Legion
Roman Legion
Historic/Period
war, military, fighting, Roman soldiers, centurions, gladiators, dramatic, dark, conflict, history drama/documentary
1.30
Tudor Times
Tudor Times
Tudor Times
Historic/Period
atmospheric, harp, historic, dramatic, melancholic, Tudor, aftermath, history drama/documentary
2.12
Battle Over Britain
Battle Over Britain
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
Lost Ones
Historic/Period
aftermath, loss, quiet, reflective, death, memories, memorial, tribute, historic drama/documentary
1.42
Eat Marmite Miniloop
Eat Marmite Miniloop
Eat Marmite Miniloop
Underscores/Voiceover
radio interference, voice counting in German numbers, hip hop, urban, youth, documentary, loop
2.31

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 and audio productions. Whether it’s for personal or commercial use, you can use our copyright free music tracks for a variety of documentary subjects and topics. 

Some examples of the applications that you can use our royalty free documentary music tracks for include: 

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. Regardless of the TV channel your production will air on, our documentary music will help to captivate your audience.

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.