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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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Regrets
Regrets
sad, lament, missing, eerie, mystery, ambient, cin...
Regrets
Historic/Period
sad, lament, missing, eerie, mystery, ambient, cinematic, lonely, mournful, guilt
3.04
Laudate Dominum
Laudate Dominum
classical, regal, nature, palace, royal, processio...
Laudate Dominum
Orchestral/Classical
classical, regal, nature, palace, royal, procession, stately home, historic, architecture, gardens
3.57
Mister Capone
Mister Capone
speakeasy, bebop jazz, prohibition, roaring twenti...
Mister Capone
Historic/Period
speakeasy, bebop jazz, prohibition, roaring twenties, jazz club, jazz orchestra, gangsters, molls, the mob, big band sound
1.48
Abstract Paintings
Abstract Paintings
classical, trio, strings, antiques, regal, formal,...
Abstract Paintings
Orchestral/Classical
classical, trio, strings, antiques, regal, formal, historic, cello, violin, viola
1.49
The 50's V12
The 50's V12
dance, action, chase, 1960, rockabilly, Tarantino,...
The 50's V12
Historic/Period
dance, action, chase, 1960, rockabilly, Tarantino, fast, jive, fifties rock n roll, retro
1.55
Warrior March
Warrior March
trailer, epic, battle, warriors, heroic, brave, no...
Warrior March
Action/Adventure
trailer, epic, battle, warriors, heroic, brave, noble, war, dramatic, historic
2.21
The 60's Doo Bee Doo
The 60's Doo Bee Doo
sixties, happy, innocence, swingle singers, 1960, ...
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 70's Fire Wind & Earth
THE 70's Fire Wind & Earth
seventies, disco funk, sports, 1970, Starsky and H...
THE 70's Fire Wind & Earth
Historic/Period
seventies, disco funk, sports, 1970, Starsky and Hutch, historic, 70's disco, lively, sharp, funky
2.52
Little Tramp
Little Tramp
Charleston, ragtime, flappers, upbeat, 1920's, 193...
Little Tramp
Historic/Period
Charleston, ragtime, flappers, upbeat, 1920's, 1930's, big band, retro, nostalgic, vintage
1.02
Chamber
Chamber
classical, chamber music, historical, orchestral, ...
Chamber
Orchestral/Classical
classical, chamber music, historical, orchestral, light, regal, sedate, dignified, cello, historic
4.12
Steam Railway
Steam Railway
steam railway, locomotive, trains,, nostalgia, 195...
Steam Railway
Documentary
steam railway, locomotive, trains, , nostalgia, 1950's, historical, vintage, railway journeys, busy
4.10
Monastery Ruins
Monastery Ruins
monks chants, historical, solemn, prayer, religion...
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...
London Swings
Historic/Period
cheesy organ, playful, retro, sixties, spoof, bizarre, 60s, swinging London, light hearted
3.06
Bombers
Bombers
dark, menacing, deep bass drones, aliens, machines...
Bombers
Soundbeds/Bridges/Stings
dark, menacing, deep bass drones, aliens, machines, historic warfare, danger, soundbed
1.30
Parlour Rag
Parlour Rag
silent movies, funny, comic, ragtime, comedic, clo...
Parlour Rag
Comedy/Children
silent movies, funny, comic, ragtime, comedic, clowns, clowning, antics, capers, circus
0.52
Heroic
Heroic
epic, heroic, dramatic, Hans Zimmer, pirates, voya...
Heroic
Historic/Period
epic, heroic, dramatic, Hans Zimmer, pirates, voyage, cinematic, swaggering, swash buckling, ocean
2.03
Morning Dream
Morning Dream
Elgar, dawn, wildlife, nature, peaceful, pastoral,...
Morning Dream
Orchestral/Classical
Elgar, dawn, wildlife, nature, peaceful, pastoral, countryside, morning, period drama, gardens
1.30
Lousy Thief
Lousy Thief
Charleston, ragtime, flappers, dance, upbeat, 1920...
Lousy Thief
Historic/Period
Charleston, ragtime, flappers, dance, upbeat, 1920's, 1930's, big band, retro, nostalgic
2.28
Nice Day
Nice Day
trumpet, double bass, chilled tempo, gipsy jazz, r...
Nice Day
Historic/Period
trumpet, double bass, chilled tempo, gipsy jazz, ragtime, 1940, historic, Grappelli, smooth, vintage
3.13
Pride & Glory
Pride & Glory
monastery, sad, cinematic, aftermath, the massacre...
Pride & Glory
Historic/Period
monastery, sad, cinematic, aftermath, the massacre, landscape, defeat, dark
2.19
Somme
Somme
dark, moody, death, war, lament, atmosphere, subtl...
Somme
Historic/Period
dark, moody, death, war, lament, atmosphere, subtle, tense, dramatic, cinematic
6.03
Final Battle
Final Battle
epic, trailer, battle, war, anger, military, confl...
Final Battle
Historic/Period
epic, trailer, battle, war, anger, military, conflict, historic, warlike, warrior
1.28
Limitless
Limitless
chase, epic, cinematic, trailer, historic, militar...
Limitless
Cinematic
chase, epic, cinematic, trailer, historic, military, war, battle, serious, heroic
2.39
Local History 1940's
Local History 1940's
pathe, pathe news, Pathe newsreel, nostalgia,1940'...
Local History 1940's
Historic/Period
pathe, pathe news, Pathe newsreel, nostalgia, 1940's, joyful, home life, retro, vintage, nostalgic
3.33
Historic Battle Scene
Historic Battle Scene
military, war, epic, civil war, choral, religious,...
Historic Battle Scene
Drama
military, war, epic, civil war, choral, religious, stirring, action, fighting, conflict
4.32
Tandermaken
Tandermaken
royal court, historical, middle ages, medieval, ki...
Tandermaken
Historic/Period
royal court, historical, middle ages, medieval, kings, period costume, drama, history documentary, costume drama, courtly
3.08
Canzon
Canzon
Elizabethan, historical, courtly, kings, Tudors, m...
Canzon
Historic/Period
Elizabethan, historical, courtly, kings, Tudors, monarchy, royalty, courtly, refined, sedate
3.08
Love Theme
Love Theme
slow, tender, love, memories, Edwardian, quiet, to...
Love Theme
Romantic
slow, tender, love, memories, Edwardian, quiet, touching, piano, emotional, emotive
1.30
Darkness Falls
Darkness Falls
horror, suspense, tension, fright, scary, creepy, ...
Darkness Falls
Historic/Period
horror, suspense, tension, fright, scary, creepy, deep piano chords, building to chase, march, footsteps
4.48
Big Bond
Big Bond
adventure chase, duane eddy, 007, beatnik, 1960, j...
Big Bond
Historic/Period
adventure chase, duane eddy, 007, beatnik, 1960, james bond, 60's, upbeat, swing pop
1.30
The 50's Sweetheart
The 50's Sweetheart
fifties guitar pop, dance goodtimes, Del Shannon, ...
The 50's Sweetheart
Historic/Period
fifties guitar pop, dance goodtimes, Del Shannon, sixties, the cavern, historic, feel good uptempo, jive, bouncy, bright
1.27
40 Years In The Desert
40 Years In The Desert
atmospheric, tension, secret, discovery, dark, for...
40 Years In The Desert
Historic/Period
atmospheric, tension, secret, discovery, dark, foreboding, dark, scary, creepy, tense
2.11
A Woman of Paris
A Woman of Paris
scott joplin, jazz age, 1920's, nostalgic, silent ...
A Woman of Paris
Historic/Period
scott joplin, jazz age, 1920's, nostalgic, silent movies, France, Charleston, flappers, vintage, bygone era
2.19
Behind the Screen
Behind the Screen
ballroom, 1920, jazz, nostalgic, retro, vintage, b...
Behind the Screen
Historic/Period
ballroom, 1920, jazz, nostalgic, retro, vintage, bouncy, cheeky, cheerful, flappers
1.31
One More Bebop
One More Bebop
fast, walking bass, jazz, lounge, hotels, 1950, ca...
One More Bebop
Historic/Period
fast, walking bass, jazz, lounge, hotels, 1950, catchy, snappy, bouncy, jazzy
1.46
Take me to Dance
Take me to Dance
swing, crooners, Las Vegas, casino, luxury, Glen M...
Take me to Dance
Historic/Period
swing, crooners, Las Vegas, casino, luxury, Glen Miller style, big band, GIs, swing band, 40's
0.55
Bachman
Bachman
classical, bach, regal, historic, mozart, chamber ...
Bachman
Historic/Period
classical, bach, regal, historic, mozart, chamber orchestra, architecture, documentary, drama, grand
1.42
Lost Battle
Lost Battle
exciting, adventure, fantasy, historic, action, ep...
Lost Battle
Historic/Period
exciting, adventure, fantasy, historic, action, epic, heroic, warrior, battle, conflict
4.07
Ancient Drum
Ancient Drum
ambient, asia, japan, china, historic, epic, emper...
Ancient Drum
World Music
ambient, asia, japan, china, historic, epic, emperor, taiko drums, military, the orient
2.12
Flying Colours
Flying Colours
romantic, epic, cinematic, animation, moody, sad, ...
Flying Colours
Historic/Period
romantic, epic, cinematic, animation, moody, sad, strong, serious, emotional, emotive
2.27
The Gift
The Gift
long, slow, melancholic, peaceful, ethereal, calm,...
The Gift
Historic/Period
long, slow, melancholic, peaceful, ethereal, calm, thoughtful, sad, bleak, minor key
8.27
Local History 1960's
Local History 1960's
swinging London, hammond organ, hippy, the 60's, v...
Local History 1960's
Historic/Period
swinging London, hammond organ, hippy, the 60's, vintage, groovy, hipsters, swinging 60's, jaunty, bouncy
4.12
The Love Theme
The Love Theme
Braveheart, love theme, tender, cinematic, flute w...
The Love Theme
Historic/Period
Braveheart, love theme, tender, cinematic, flute with violins, Celtic, folk, romantic, tender, nostalgic
1.16
Steady Pulse
Steady Pulse
moody and ambient, Gregorian chant, Enigma style, ...
Steady Pulse
Tranquil/Atmospheric
moody and ambient, Gregorian chant, Enigma style, sad, melancholic, reflective, monks, church, religion, historic
4.59
Lady In The Lake
Lady In The Lake
atmospheric choir, romantic harp, strings, sad, la...
Lady In The Lake
Cinematic
atmospheric choir, romantic harp, strings, sad, landscape, historic, epic love theme, gentle, touching, heartfelt
2.20
Monastic Times
Monastic Times
slow and evocative, sad, melancholic choral, cold,...
Monastic Times
Historic/Period
slow and evocative, sad, melancholic choral, cold, historical, regret, dark ages, history
2.58
Legends
Legends
emotional, heroic, epic, orchestral, panoramic, hi...
Legends
Cinematic
emotional, heroic, epic, orchestral, panoramic, historic, finale, female voice
2.43
Victorian Parlour Games
Victorian Parlour Games
Victorian houses, whimsical, solo piano, silent mo...
Victorian Parlour Games
Historic/Period
Victorian houses, whimsical, solo piano, silent movies, playful, nostalgic, Victoriana, costume drama, period drama, antiques
1.44
Silent Movies
Silent Movies
classic comedy, silent movies, Buster Keaton, funn...
Silent Movies
Comedy/Children
classic comedy, silent movies, Buster Keaton, funny, keystone cops, fast paced piano, comic, slapstick, whimsical
2.56
Mr Grimsdale
Mr Grimsdale
comedy, Norman Wisdom, Ealing comedies, funny, 194...
Mr Grimsdale
Comedy/Children
comedy, Norman Wisdom, Ealing comedies, funny, 1940's, clowning, whimsical, playful, fun, antics
2.42

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.