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Royalty Free historic-period music: found 310 tracks

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.

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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Regrets
Regrets
sad, lament, missing, eerie, mystery, ambient, cin...
Length: 3.04
Regrets
Historic/Period
sad, lament, missing, eerie, mystery, ambient, cinematic, lonely, mournful, guilt, regret, betrayal, realisation, dawning, serious, sombre, loss, death
3.04
Abstract Paintings
Abstract Paintings
classical, trio, strings, antiques, regal, formal,...
Length: 1.49
Abstract Paintings
Orchestral/Classical
classical, trio, strings, antiques, regal, formal, historic, cello, violin, viola, costume drama, period drama, stately, country house, country estate, gentry
1.49
Mister Capone
Mister Capone
speakeasy, bebop jazz, prohibition, roaring twenti...
Length: 1.48
Mister Capone
Historic/Period
speakeasy, bebop jazz, prohibition, roaring twenties, jazz club, jazz orchestra, gangsters, molls, the mob, big band sound, vintage, retro, nostalgic, nostalgia, 1920's, historic, period drama
1.48
Lousy Thief
Lousy Thief
Charleston, ragtime, flappers, dance, upbeat, 1920...
Length: 2.28
Lousy Thief
Historic/Period
Charleston, ragtime, flappers, dance, upbeat, 1920's, 1930's, big band, retro, nostalgic, vintage, lively, cheeky, snappy, bouncy, foot tapping, period drama, swing , swing band, 20's, 30's
2.28
Limitless
Limitless
chase, epic, cinematic, trailer, historic, militar...
Length: 2.39
Limitless
Cinematic
chase, epic, cinematic, trailer, historic, military, war, battle, serious, heroic, orchestral, emotive
2.39
Steam Railway
Steam Railway
steam railway, locomotive, trains,, nostalgia, 195...
Length: 4.10
Steam Railway
Documentary
steam railway, locomotive, trains,, nostalgia, 1950's, historical, vintage, railway journeys, busy, steam engine, retro, historic, descriptive
4.10
The 50's V12
The 50's V12
dance, action, chase, 1960, rockabilly, Tarantino,...
Length: 1.55
The 50's V12
Historic/Period
dance, action, chase, 1960, rockabilly, Tarantino, fast, jive, fifties rock n roll, retro, lively, energetic
1.55
The 60's Doo Bee Doo
The 60's Doo Bee Doo
sixties, happy, innocence, swingle singers, 1960, ...
Length: 2.42
The 60's Doo Bee Doo
Historic/Period
sixties, happy, innocence, swingle singers, 1960, period documentary, male harmonies, happy go lucky, positive, optimistic, easy listening, easy going, 60's lifestyle
2.42
THE 70's Fire Wind & Earth
THE 70's Fire Wind & Earth
seventies, disco funk, sports, 1970, Starsky and H...
Length: 2.52
THE 70's Fire Wind & Earth
Historic/Period
seventies, disco funk, sports, 1970, Starsky and Hutch, historic, 70's disco, lively, sharp, funky, retro
2.52
Little Tramp
Little Tramp
Charleston, ragtime, flappers, upbeat, 1920's, 193...
Length: 1.02
Little Tramp
Historic/Period
Charleston, ragtime, flappers, upbeat, 1920's, 1930's, big band, retro, nostalgic, vintage, lively, swing, swing band, jazz, 20's, 30's
1.02
Somme
Somme
dark, moody, death, war, lament, atmosphere, subtl...
Length: 6.03
Somme
Historic/Period
dark, moody, death, war, lament, atmosphere, subtle, tense, dramatic, cinematic, destruction, long, bleak, bleakness, sombre, world war, holocaust, desolation, disaster, gloomy
6.03
Warrior March
Warrior March
trailer, epic, battle, warriors, heroic, brave, no...
Length: 2.21
Warrior March
Action/Adventure
trailer, epic, battle, warriors, heroic, brave, noble, war, dramatic, historic, conflict, clash, triumph
2.21
Bombers
Bombers
dark, menacing, deep bass drones, aliens, machines...
Length: 1.30
Bombers
Soundbeds/Bridges/Stings
dark, menacing, deep bass drones, aliens, machines, historic warfare, danger, soundbed
1.30
Secret Waters
Secret Waters
Egypt, pyramids, ancient, historic, hot, desert, A...
Length: 1.52
Secret Waters
Travel/Landscape
Egypt, pyramids, ancient, historic, hot, desert, Arabs, Islam, peaceful, ancient Egypt, pharaoh, snake charmer, eastern, atmospheric, descriptive, camels, Egyptian, the Nile, the Sahara
1.52
Nice Day
Nice Day
trumpet, double bass, chilled tempo, gipsy jazz, r...
Length: 3.13
Nice Day
Historic/Period
trumpet, double bass, chilled tempo, gipsy jazz, ragtime, 1940, historic, Grappelli, smooth, vintage, nostalgic, retro, happy, catchy, period drama, foot tapping, 40's, jazz, 1940's, swing, swing band
3.13
Final Battle
Final Battle
epic, trailer, battle, war, anger, military, confl...
Length: 1.28
Final Battle
Historic/Period
epic, trailer, battle, war, anger, military, conflict, historic, warlike, warrior, confrontation, clash, fight, warfare, enemy
1.28
The Gift
The Gift
long, slow, melancholic, peaceful, ethereal, calm,...
Length: 8.27
The Gift
Historic/Period
long, slow, melancholic, peaceful, ethereal, calm, thoughtful, sad, bleak, minor key, mournful, death, nostalgic, cinematic, ambient, piano, loss, emptiness, loneliness
8.27
Chamber
Chamber
classical, chamber music, historical, orchestral, ...
Length: 4.12
Chamber
Orchestral/Classical
classical, chamber music, historical, orchestral, light, regal, sedate, dignified, cello, historic
4.12
Monastery Ruins
Monastery Ruins
monks chants, historical, solemn, prayer, religion...
Length: 1.04
Monastery Ruins
Historic/Period
monks chants, historical, solemn, prayer, religion, religious, monastery, abbey, history, drone
1.04
London Swings
London Swings
cheesy organ, playful, retro, sixties, spoof, biza...
Length: 3.06
London Swings
Historic/Period
cheesy organ, playful, retro, sixties, spoof, bizarre, 60s, swinging London, light hearted
3.06

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.