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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 114 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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Orange Sky
Orange Sky
simple, catchy, delicate, piano, joy, cinematic, p...
Orange Sky
Documentary
simple, catchy, delicate, piano, joy, cinematic, positive, feature, documentary, beautiful
3.00
Aim High
Aim High
U2 influence, laidback groove, easygoing, bright, ...
Aim High
Leisure/Lifestyle
U2 influence, laidback groove, easygoing, bright, carefree, documentary
3.09
A Beautiful New Day
A Beautiful New Day
upbeat acoustic guitar, hope, happy, cheerful, fri...
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
laidback, country, location, happy, carefree, easy...
A Happy Life
Documentary
laidback, country, location, happy, carefree, easy, summer, holidays, cheerful, acoustic guitar
3.31
Bright New Day
Bright New Day
upbeat acoustic guitar, bright, happy, retail, lau...
Bright New Day
Upbeat
upbeat acoustic guitar, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, information, property, documentary, easy going
2.02
Inspiration Surrounds Us
Inspiration Surrounds Us
acoustic guitar opener builds to positive beat, ho...
Inspiration Surrounds Us
Upbeat
acoustic guitar opener builds to positive beat, hope, happy, cheerful, friendship, folk, pop, good times, young love, bright
3.12
A New Dawn
A New Dawn
gentle acoustic guitar and piano, relaxed, chilled...
A New Dawn
Documentary
gentle acoustic guitar and piano, relaxed, chilled, family, portrait, romantic, pop, documentary, landscape, coast
2.02
Happiness
Happiness
happy, positive, underscore, documentary, light, h...
Happiness
Documentary
happy, positive, underscore, documentary, light, hypnotic, piano, lifestyle feature, bright, scenic
3.57
Substratum
Substratum
mellow, slowly evolving track, serious, factual, i...
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
minimal piano, ambient intro, drama, documentary, ...
Myths And Legends
Drama
minimal piano, ambient intro, drama, documentary, sparse, long track, mystery, whodunnit, thriller, espionage
8.16
Sentimental Past
Sentimental Past
drama, suspense, documentary, gentle, solo piano, ...
Sentimental Past
Drama
drama, suspense, documentary, gentle, solo piano, sad, sadness, wistful, melancholic, background female voice
2.44
Climb to the Clouds
Climb to the Clouds
reflective, inspiring, stirring, family, celtic, p...
Climb to the Clouds
Documentary
reflective, inspiring, stirring, family, celtic, positive, lifestyle feature, documentary, confident, uplifting
2.36
The Glens
The Glens
upbeat, acoustic guitar, bodhran, Irish, lyrical, ...
The Glens
World Music
upbeat, acoustic guitar, bodhran, Irish, lyrical, scenic, pipes, folk, Ireland, Eire
2.42
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
Paradise Island
Paradise Island
steel band, holidays, sun, fun, fiesta, party, bea...
Paradise Island
Travel/Landscape
steel band, holidays, sun, fun, fiesta, party, beach, good times, calypso, islands
2.15
Courage Dawning
Courage Dawning
slowly building with increasing intensity, emotion...
Courage Dawning
Corporate
slowly building with increasing intensity, emotional, achievement, motivating, cinematic, documentary, landscape, corporate, positive, uplifting
2.59
5 Waves (Main)
5 Waves (Main)
uplifting, new day, information, communication, po...
5 Waves (Main)
Upbeat
uplifting, new day, information, communication, positive, bright, punchy, documentary, anthemic crowd pleaser, house beat
2.34
The Finding of Feet
The Finding of Feet
mysterious, ambient, electro, groove, documentary,...
The Finding of Feet
Underscores/Voiceover
mysterious, ambient, electro, groove, documentary, reverse effect, hypnotic, pulsating synth, rhythmic, passing of time
4.40
The Net
The Net
ambient, pop corporate, documentary, melodic piano...
The Net
Corporate
ambient, pop corporate, documentary, melodic piano, launch, promotion, retail
4.37
Tonic
Tonic
dreamy intro, swirling synths, house groove, uptem...
Tonic
Upbeat
dreamy intro, swirling synths, house groove, uptempo, positive, daytime TV, documentary, lifestyle
2.56
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
Arabian Winds
Arabian Winds
mysterious, atmospheric, slow, ambient, middle eas...
Arabian Winds
World Music
mysterious, atmospheric, slow, ambient, middle eastern, flute, documentary, desert, hot, bedouins
3.45
Mirage
Mirage
chilled ambient easy-going groove, cool, holiday, ...
Mirage
Documentary
chilled ambient easy-going groove, cool, holiday, heavenly, ambient, factual/travel/lifestyle documentary
3.04
Drifting Along
Drifting Along
slow ballad, Adele, romantic, positive, happy, eas...
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
drama, suspense, documentary, dark, foreboding, ci...
Storm Clouds
Documentary
drama, suspense, documentary, dark, foreboding, cinematic, factual/historical programme, orchestral, stirring strings, piano and orchestra
1.56
Discovery
Discovery
scenic, landscape, Africa, safari, drama, cinemati...
Discovery
Travel/Landscape
scenic, landscape, Africa, safari, drama, cinematic, travel, documentary, inspiring, open spaces
2.13
No Problem
No Problem
upbeat, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, i...
No Problem
Upbeat
upbeat, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, information, property, documentary, easy going
2.25
Bright Light Alternative Mix
Bright Light Alternative Mix
dreamy, sparse intro, moody, ambient, bright, ethe...
Bright Light Alternative Mix
Documentary
dreamy, sparse intro, moody, ambient, bright, ethereal, documentary, location, upbeat, uptempo
3.18
Bachman
Bachman
classical, bach, regal, historic, mozart, chamber ...
Bachman
Historic/Period
classical, bach, regal, historic, mozart, chamber orchestra, architecture, documentary, drama, grand
1.42
Incredible India
Incredible India
sitar, drones, India, female voices, ambient, atmo...
Incredible India
World Music
sitar, drones, India, female voices, ambient, atmospheric, evocative, landscape, drama, Taj Mahal
2.18
Feeling Good
Feeling Good
laidback acoustic guitars, slow funk, groove, hip,...
Feeling Good
Underscores/Voiceover
laidback acoustic guitars, slow funk, groove, hip, cool, happy, fun, chillin', funky, chilled
2.34
The News
The News
breaking news, current affairs, news report, bulle...
The News
Corporate
breaking news, current affairs, news report, bulletin, factual, documentary, serious, prestige, powerful, important
3.17
Changing Lanes
Changing Lanes
quiz show, daytime, tv theme, pulsating,serious, i...
Changing Lanes
Documentary
quiz show, daytime, tv theme, pulsating, serious, intense, driving, documentary, retro
2.06
Wonderment
Wonderment
romantic, documentary theme, peaceful, pastoral, c...
Wonderment
Romantic
romantic, documentary theme, peaceful, pastoral, classical, female choir, calm, serene, gentle
2.39
The Land Of Wallace
The Land Of Wallace
braveheart, Scotland, the highlands, celtic, pipes...
The Land Of Wallace
World Music
braveheart, Scotland, the highlands, celtic, pipes, cinematic, epic, Scottish, St.Andrew's day, lochs
3.45
Galway Shores
Galway Shores
folk guitar, pipe melody, reflective, celtic, dram...
Galway Shores
World Music
folk guitar, pipe melody, reflective, celtic, drama, documentary, location, scenic, lakes, lochs
2.52
Wave
Wave
slow moody drone opener leads to short electric gu...
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
Mists Of Time
Mists Of Time
evocative, celtic, cinematic, female celtic voice,...
Mists Of Time
World Music
evocative, celtic, cinematic, female celtic voice, folk, landscape, haunting, tender, gentle, mystical
4.08
Fanfare Of The Gods
Fanfare Of The Gods
brass opener reminiscent of Chariots of Fire leadi...
Fanfare Of The Gods
Corporate
brass opener reminiscent of Chariots of Fire leading to fanfare, horns, epic, news, election, politics, finance, documentary, important, gravitas
3.31
Outer Space
Outer Space
space, the universe, dreamy, drone, science docume...
Outer Space
Tranquil/Atmospheric
space, the universe, dreamy, drone, science documentary, galaxy, stars, floating, drifting, weightlessness
2.10
Saturday's Garden
Saturday's Garden
piano, violins, bright, corporate, luxury, retail,...
Saturday's Garden
Corporate
piano, violins, bright, corporate, luxury, retail, factual, documentary, information, lifestyle
4.32
I Love This Land
I Love This Land
slow Indian fusion, dreamy landscape, Asia, India,...
I Love This Land
World Music
slow Indian fusion, dreamy landscape, Asia, India, ambient, cinematic, ethnic, meditative, atmospheric, travel
2.23
Hereafter
Hereafter
Celtic, dawn, historic, highlands, heroic, love, g...
Hereafter
Cinematic
Celtic, dawn, historic, highlands, heroic, love, gladiator, background female voice, evocative, emotive
2.27
No Problem (Underscore)
No Problem (Underscore)
mid tempo underscore, bright, happy, retail, launc...
No Problem (Underscore)
Underscores/Voiceover
mid tempo underscore, bright, happy, retail, launch, training, information, property, documentary, easy going
2.25
Ancient Civilization
Ancient Civilization
ancient, monuments, history, pharaohs, desert, Isl...
Ancient Civilization
Historic/Period
ancient, monuments, history, pharaohs, desert, Islam, Syria, Afghanistan, reflective, travel
1.16
Happy At Work
Happy At Work
upbeat, bright, positive, whistle, light industry,...
Happy At Work
Upbeat
upbeat, bright, positive, whistle, light industry, information, male whistling, corporate, documentary, daytime TV
3.48
Andromeda
Andromeda
countryside, meadows, glades, valley, summer, peac...
Andromeda
Travel/Landscape
countryside, meadows, glades, valley, summer, peaceful, gentle, quiet, tranquil, gardens
3.38
Glimmer
Glimmer
reflective, inspiring, stirring, family, positive,...
Glimmer
Corporate
reflective, inspiring, stirring, family, positive, lifestyle feature, documentary, confident, uplifting, serious
3.26
Brass Hymn
Brass Hymn
military, memorial, the fallen, World War 2, war, ...
Brass Hymn
Historic/Period
military, memorial, the fallen, World War 2, war, drama, factual, remembrance, remembrance day, armistice
1.53
Exploring New Worlds
Exploring New Worlds
discovery, science, factual, documentary, new hori...
Exploring New Worlds
Documentary
discovery, science, factual, documentary, new horizons, travel, voyage, sea, ocean, exploration
1.39

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.