Royalty free Documentaries music

  • Modern and catchy electronic chillstep music with a high-tech, SFX sounds and groovy ethnic beat. Fits perfectly for projects related to cutting edge technology, science research, technical developments, eco-friendly projects, life reality TV, modern gadget and apps.

    This is a motivational and inspirational track featuring piano arpeggio, orchestral strings, pads and inspiring solo Cello. It starts with a piano melody and builds into a orchestral climax with solo cello. Great for corporate and business projects, presentations and more.

    This epic, interstellar, thunderous orchestral track builds to a huge, dramatic climax with rousing strings, horns and deep, dark synthesizer moods to add an extra sense of magic and wonder. Great for games, documentaries, space, time and nature projects. Influences of Hans Zimmer. A wondrous, majestic trip though time and space. INSTRUMENTS: Drums, Guitars, Strings, Brass and Synths. SIMILAR TO: Hans Zimmer, Thomas Bergersen, Trevor Morris, Steve Jablonsky, Harry Gregson Williams, Two Steps From Hell, James Newton Howard, Brian Tyler, James Horner, John Powell, Michael Giacchino and Harry Gregson Williams.

    This mysterious new-age track in Enigma style, could be a perfect soundtrack for the scene where UFO lands on the desert field in the early morning. You can use this track for commercial games, sci-fi documentaries, intraterrestrial life, etc.

    An inspiring and motivational track about chasing your dreams, reaching for your goals, and living your best life. Great for videos involving sports, GoPro videos, vacation videos, graduation videos, and projects that tell inspiring stories of our lives.

    An atmospheric new-age ambiance with soft atmospheres pads fills out the arrangement. Spacey, Dreamy, flowing, positive with Healing and meditation mood. This beautiful track has a pastoral and great for underwater, nature, reiki, space videos and yoga.

    A cinematic version of the public domain track "Amazing Grace". Features piano and lush strings. This song is very cinematic and would work perfectly as underscore for film, tv, documentaries and other media productions.

    Oriental world background music. Great choice for travel projects, documentaries and more. Instruments used in this track are eastern deep strings, oud, tabla, bansuri, santur, dholak, and sitar. Thanks for listening and purchasing.

    Pensive and beautiful modern classical piano composition with a dreamy atmosphere and evocative sentimental passages. Works well for romantic film score, intimate scenes, reflection, or phone on hold. Will help to add an element of class to your project.

    A positive and uplifting corporate background track consisting of piano, light synth, bass guitar, and drums. Good for inspiring business projects, new achievements, teamwork, urban footage, customer services, etc.

    This is electronic and ambient background music similar to Coldplay or Radiohead. With glitch drums, deep bass, warm and deep piano and atmospheric synth sound. It is perfect for hi-tech and new innovations projects, documentaries, modern commercials and ads, modern Youtube contents, games and apps, etc.

    This is an energetic track in a dark mood featuring atmospheric pads and spacey synths. It would be nice for sci-fi or futuristic videos, underground life, night streets, moments of suspense, documentaries, alien worlds or hi-tech promos.

    This ethereal graceful hybrid orchestral track with lush strings, horns and synthesizer moods can add an extra sense of wonder and awe to your project. Great for games, documentaries, time-lapse, space, time and nature projects. Influences of Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman. A magical, majestic trip though time.

    Еmotional and hopeful acoustic indie folk track with a taste for adventures. This soulful composition, very optimistic and simple, includes an acoustic guitar and handclaps. Best for your YouTube vlogs, colourful slideshow, bright travel video, commercial production, countryside journey, autumn road trips, or as the soundtrack for The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac

    A futuristic ambient soundscape where synthesizers overlaid with Mellotron Flute. Suitable for sci-fi documentaries about cosmic voyages through space and time, NASA space shuttle program, Milky Way exploration or a new galaxy discovery.

    This graceful, fragile, and tender piano composition has a dramatic cinematic sweep. Suitable for bittersweet romantic plots, bio documentaries, real-life story, heartwarming memories, flashback moments, nature landscape video, heroic human spirit and more.

    Oppressive music, with slowly building cinematic tension that gives a sensation of increasing menace and inevitable fatal end. Performed by orchestra and choir. Perfect for psychological thrillers, crime dramas, war documentaries with the main theme about assassinations, victims, terror and horror.

    Hypnotic, deep ambient composition featuring snapping effects and alien sound. Great for mindfulness practice, underwater diving footage, space-themed documentary, a scene where a figure slowly approaches in the distance, an infinite flight of atoms and molecules, a sense to get lost in time and space.

    A minimalistic future chill track with glitch effects and a dreamlike mix of strings orchestral parts with a digital sound. This modern music has a fantastic atmosphere, that's suits well for the scientific project, smart projects, mobile apps promo, innovative projects, inspiring environmental-theme projects and more.

    Beautiful cinematic composition with a melancholic piano melody and sensitive strings. Works great for cinematic use, incredible nature videos, historical documentaries, memorials, dramatic love scenes, atmospheric timelapse, and video content with themes of child protection, animal rights, Greenpeace eco-projects, etc.

    This electronic ambient background music track. Featuring modern drums, deep electronic basslines, airy piano stabs and melodies with atmospheric synth. It will perfectly complement your hi-tech and science videos, promo projects, documentaries movie, modern commercials and ads, etc.

    This rousing, beautiful orchestral track conveys a sense of breathtaking magic and wonder. Great for games, documentaries, space, royal majesty, knights, ladies of heart, courage and honor, nobility, feat and devotion, time and nature projects.

    Gloomy trip-hop track with flowing mood and bouncy old school vinyl sound. Suitable for urban mystery, dramatic plots, scenes of disappointment, post-apocalyptic era images, or independent projects.

    Soft piano melodies with nature sounds and noises in the background. This music will fit well for background usage in sensitive situations.

    Emotional, powerful orchestral track, conveying respect, honour and dignity. Ideal for trailers, promos, and projects that need a poignant score. An ideal choice for Hollywood productions, epic movie trailer, fairy tales about knights and kingdoms, big scenes and proud patriotic moments, medieval theme video games, or historical documentaries.

    Ethnic music theme from the Asia fused with cinematic modern textures. This mystical music creates a majestic and unforgettable ambience that is perfect for suspenseful film soundtrack, ancient movie trailers, film openers, asian documentaries, travel Asia journey and more. It is based on guzheng, gaohu, strings, cello, piano, bass, flutes, percussion and brass.

    A positive and upbeat track featuring marimba, bells, piano, pizzicato strings and percussion. Great for documentaries, commercials, films and more.

    A motivational background music perfectly fit for advertising videos and business ads. Main instruments are electric guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, electric bass and catchy drums. This royalty-free track has encouraging and inspirational atmosphere which is great for any optimistic and uplifting audio-visual or multimedia projects.

    Whisper Of The Heart is a soft and quiet atmospheric track, with smooth and gentle guitar pads in the background. This beautifully reflected mellow piece is perfect for film productions which looking to create a peaceful and heartwarming mood.

    Motivational electronic pop music to create a strong, persuasive atmosphere and grab your audience from the get-go. Featuring glitch drums, deep bass, a melodic piano, strings and electric guitar harmonics. Great for your presentation openers, life-changing documentaries, incredible visuals, trendy vlogs and more. Enjoy it

    The powerful composition in the epic style. Heroic strings, mega drums and hard horns very good accentuate your fantasy blockbuster, war films, documentaries on espionage or military themes, movie trailers and video games.

    Stylish corporate background music with a light sound and confident atmosphere. Great choice for technological commercials, new product promo, scientific discoveries and innovations, futuristic commercials, time lapse video, car concept, etc.

    Dynamic and catchy track, the bass draws a main melodic line and in it rhythm, harmonic structure and melodic guitar lines and synthesizers are added. Ideal for background corporate videos or projects, advertising, brands, slideshows, web videos, documentaries, photography production, motivational projects, radio podcast, tv ads, promo, general background music, where it is necessary to emphasize enthusiasm, dynamism and positivism.

    Modern synthwave track that feels like a local movie star comes with a confident gait through the dusty smoke. The main scene is now, and he knows it! Perfect as background music for advertising videos, catchy fashion show, brand promo, 1980s style night party, space theme documentaries or everyday listening.

    Epic, powerful and climactic cinematic trailer music, with soaring horns, lush strings, hybrid synth sounds, FX and deep bass shaking percussion. An atmospheric start slowly builds in dramatic tension to an awesome finale. Great for trailers, games, documentaries and presentations. Influences of Hans Zimmer and Brian Tyler.

    Minimal and experimental, abstract ambient music, full of the atmosphere of miracles. Ideal for videos related to space, cosmology, intraterrestrial life, science mysteries, documentary similar to BBC or National Geography, macrocosm and microcosm, etc.

    A touching and contemplative musical piece with ambient sound and blissful atmosphere. This royalty free music with heavenly and transparent angelic mood can be perfect as background for hopeful and inspiring videos, worship and prayer videos, wedding and sweet love stories, meditations and relaxation.

    A relaxing, new age royalty-free music theme similar to Deep Forest or Enigma. Featuring gentle flutes, light hip hop beats, pads and vocal cuts. Great for the beautiful atmospheric soundscape, rainforest exploration, nature documentaries or Asian ravel visuals.

    This Indian royalty-free soundtrack featuring traditional Hindi instruments like sitar, bansuri, tumbi, tabla, dholak, shehnai, harmonium, ghatam and modal. Suitable for ethnic theme documentaries, Bollywood productions. Indian TV shows, exotic travel journey, and road adventures. Also perfect for the Indian Holi festival known as "the fest of spring, colours and love". Let's Dance and play with colours! Thanks for listening and purchasing.

    Chill out music great for meditation, yoga, wellness, relaxation, documentaries. Great for slide shows about adventure and travel, discovery channel, any broadcast about the animal planet. Pads, Horns, Piano, Flute, ethereal and dream-like.

    A relaxed Indian chill out music featuring a real Bansuri bamboo flute. Perfect for spa centre commercials, yoga practice, travel vlogs, ethnic in-store music, soothing relaxation, spirituality and a sense of being connected with inner nature.

    Surreal, relaxed, intimate and beautiful new age/ chill out royalty free music. Suitable for yoga classes, zen meditation, nature timelapse, drone videos, ethereal scenes and peaceful moments.

    This rousing, beautiful orchestral track with strings, horns, guitars and synthesizers. Conveys a sense of breathtaking magic and wonder. Great for games, documentaries, space, time and nature projects. Influences of Hans Zimmer.

    Dramatic retro electronic music from 1980 era features dark synthesizer arpeggios and vintage drum machines. This determined melody suitable for throwback time, adventures between space and time, exploration of a new galaxy, or space expedition.

    Enjoy this 2:00 minutes of an atmospheric new-age ambiance with a soft piano and pads fills out the arrangement. Spacey, sci-fi and bizarre, Dreamy, flowing, positive. This beautiful track has a pastoral atmosphere. Great for underwater, nature, space videos projects, serenity and relax.

    This is a light ambient piano track that is suitable as background music in various media applications such as documentaries, film, corporate videos, advertisements or nature productions.

    Ethnic music theme from the ancient Near East and North Africa fused with cinematic modern textures. This mystical groove creates a majestic and unforgettable ambience that is perfect for suspenseful film soundtrack, dramatic movie trailers, spy film openers, Assassin’s Creed style games, Arabian documentaries and more. It is based on ethnic guitars, strings, cello, piano, bass, flutes, percussion and brass.

    An epic, vast and expansive orchestral track with strings, horns, guitars and synthesizers. Expresses the spirit of the unknown and feelings of awe and wonder. Great for games, documentaries, space, time and nature projects. Influences of Hans Zimmer.

    Bright and dramatic modern arrangement with glitchy synths, deep bassline, and inspiring piano melody. Will perfectly complement your hi-tech presentation and science projects, modern commercials and ads, video games and apps, etc.

    One Perfect Moment is a very soft and quite atmosphere track, with a very smooth and gentle piano movement in the background. This heartfelt, A beautifully reflective, mellow piece perfect for movie productions which looking to create a peaceful, heartwarming mood.

    This calm and soothing chill-out track will give a slightly futuristic edge for your exploration documentaries. Suitable for deep-sea diving, underwater footage, nature timelapse footage, art gallery expositions, cosmology videos, medical mysteries, breakthroughs movement, and eco-technology commercials. The best sound for your projects from Melody Loops!

    A beautiful, heartfelt and emotional world-music composition that combines traditional elements from different cultures, featuring authentic instruments like harp, duduk, and oud. A perfect choice for projects related to travelling, tourism, eastern culture, spiritualism, healing PRACTICE, ecology, documentaries and much more! 4 versions included. These sounds will fill your project with peace and harmony!

    This is driving and intense rock music with bright and cool sound. Very energetic and dynamic music for sports videos, films, advertising and commercials, Youtube videos, motivational and powerful projects.

    Arabic cinematic track, combining ethnic duduk melody along with stylish synth beats. Suitable for projects about the Middle East as the main theme for TV programs, production films, documentaries, news, travel videos or even for Epic Hollywood blockbuster movie.

    Soft and atmospheric electronic track with a technological and innovative sound. Ideal for timelapse, panoramic drone videos, technology innovation, animation explainers videos, mobile apps, and more.

    This is an epic and motivational cinematic track perfect for trailers, films, motivational videos, inspirational videos, video games and more.

    Delicate, soft and spacey atmospheric cinematic piece with a beautiful sparkling melody and outside the box feel. An ideal underscore for corporate music bed, medicine-related products, scientific documentaries, informational videos, innovation and fresh ideas. Also could be used as fairy tale music themes, for enchantment, and wonders. An angelic underscore you will fall into. Thomas Newman's American Beauty theme alike.

    Deep meditative tribal theme created with Shamanic sounds immersing the listener to the state of trance. Loud breath set the rhythm of the composition, angelic female voice, with a heavy reverb for maximum atmosphere, envelops the consciousness. Suitable for world ethnic documentaries, epic adaptations of Viking stories, ancient civilizations, history film soundtrack, scenes of initiation, the awakening of spirit and strength, etc.

    This is a motivational and inspirational track featuring piano and orchestral strings. Fit for cinematic and romantic projects, dramatic video, documentaries and more.

    A groovy retro jazz-funk track with a carefree beat that brings to mind 80s or early 90s music. Smooth, elegant and classy. Perfect for adding a laid back feel to your project. Ideal for flashback moments, cocktail party, shopping malls, etc. Ideal background music to return your audience back to this unforgettable time.

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Finding music for documentaries is an underrated task and one that people will not often notice, even when they see the final product. Good documentaries really don’t have any noticeable “music” – they are simply given high marks in storytelling technique and in production. The music doesn’t outshine the interviews or recreations. It doesn’t stick out at all, but instead only heightens the emotions the viewer is already feeling.

Using incidental music for documentary films, you can expand upon a viewer’s interest and naturally occurring feelings (which varies according to the subject matter and the point of interest). On the other hand, choose the wrong style or tempo of music and you can break the mood of the viewer, causing them to lose interest in the documentary.

It is often suggested that the documentary film director should determine what kind of music is appropriate for the film. Too often, a composer is given full creative freedom and ends up making a soundtrack that is wildly inappropriate to the subject, compromising the seriousness of the project.

Music for serious documentaries has to be subtle, climaxing at revelations of the story or strong emotional cues. There shouldn’t be music just to avoid silence. Documentaries are silent by nature, except during interviews and narratives. Music is typically used at the introduction, at the conclusion and throughout the film, when emotional narrative peaks occur. Subtle is the keyword. Music should never overpower the interviewee’s words or drown out the information that the viewer needs to hear.

Another tip directors give in making music for a documentary video is to avoid working on just sections of the film, going cue to cue, and instead deciding upon an entire “score” of how the final soundtrack will play.

If you’re buying music for serious documentaries, rather than hiring a composer, then you still must decide in advance what peaks there are in the final “composition” rather than leaving it up to chance or whimsy. Always consider whether the music is necessary and if it will support the intent of each sequence and scene. There is such a thing as too much music or too little. If you put noticeable music in one sequence but then use no sound at all for thirty minutes or so, this will also be uneven.

Start thinking about good music in the budgeting phase. If you want to hurry up and make the movie, you can always use what are called “temp” background pieces, which you can download as you need. Then you can redub the music later when you can take your time and decide what piece of music is appropriate.

Pay attention to the music—the unspoken language of documentaries.

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