Royalty free Documentaries music

  • Beautiful and airy electronic pop music with deep emotional atmosphere and groovy beat. Great background for cinematic projects, nature timelapse, travel adventure, oceanview, drone shooting from height, technology and futuristic videos, modern art, and dance. .

    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.

    Feel the breeze of the ocean with that beautiful chill-out composition. It has a panoramic, evocative and slightly mysterious atmosphere that gives you an impression of magnificent epic scenery. Great for projects related to nature, space, mindfulness, awareness. Perfect for timelapse video, 4k drone footage, travel documentaries, birds-eye view.

    Epic, uplifting and powerful cinematic trailer music, with soaring horns, lush strings and deep percussion. Builds to an awesome climax. Great for trailers, games, documentaries and presentations that need a Hollywood soundtrack.

    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 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 an orchestral climax with solo cello. Great for corporate and business projects, presentations, and more.

    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.

    Confident, hopeful, motivational and rising orchestral theme. Perfect for corporate videos, presentations, trailers, advertising, inspirational videos, documentaries, films and more.

    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.

    Ultra-cool lo-fi electronic royalty-free music theme with glitchy pads, reverse samples, synths, and slow beats. Perfect for adding a hip vibe to your production and to create a terrifyingly dark atmosphere for tech visuals, urban angst, futuristic film and video game environments.

    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

    Atmospheric and airy electronic music with optimistic and inspirational feelings. This beautiful royalty-free tune can be perfect as a background for promotional videos, technology presentations, science and sci-fi videos, documentaries, high-tech developments and modern engineering videos, corporate presentations and business ads or 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.

    Cinematic, dramatic and climactic hybrid orchestral cue. With pulsating beats, synths and percussion. A sense of tension slowly builds to a huge uplifting crescendo.

    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.

    Acoustic guitar, bass, and drums. A positive Latino groove conveys a sense of sweetness and a carefree mood. Ready to work for you with colorful video sequences, rural life, cultural documentaries or relaxing situations. Enjoy!

    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.

    An elegant soft and uplifting piano composition with a moving outlook. This theme will grab your viewers, and stirs up emotions of love, happiness, and romance. This music will fit well for a wide range of projects, including corporate branding, ad campaign, new product launch, polished high-end product advertisements and more.

    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.

    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.

    A relaxed chillout ambient song featuring piano, asian bells, gu zheng and a synth sweep. Perfect for videos, commercials, documentaries and presentations dealing with Asian cities.

    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.

    Pulsing and innovative digital composition, featuring floating synthesizers and beats. This track creates a dreamy, stylish mood. Great for various use e.g. information flow, startup presentation, trending technologies, online education promotion, web design apps, and more media projects.

    Country blues music inspired by western and road movie soundtracks. Acoustic and electric slide guitars, different percussions from shaker to bombastic drum sounds. It can be useful for advertising, travel, nature and more.

    A bold and dramatic cinematic track that brings a lot of inspiration to the listener. Ideal to create a majestic and powerful mood to your project. Best suits for film scores, bio documentaries, eternal love scenes, emotional and heroic feeling, high impact scenes.

    This is a calm and simple ambient track in a soothing and relaxing mood. It features smooth strings, bells, and mellow synths. This tune would be nice for relaxation, travel documentaries, science experiments, educational movies, information flow, data presentation, movement or constant change.

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

    A calming and zenish track featuring a lush, gentle synth pad. Perfect for meditations, underwater footage or anywhere a calm, focused energy is needed.

    Gentle and soft music for meditation, yoga, relaxation and drone videos. 4 versions included.

    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!

    Smooth and relaxing Indian soundtrack. Designed in a perfect Bollywood cinematic tradition with exotic sounds of sitar, tabla, sarod and tanpura. This exotic and colorful piece of world music is suitable for travel documentaries about Hindustan, Indian kitchen restaurants, Goa resorts, Ayurveda spa, and more.

    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. An excellent choice for technological commercials, new product promo, scientific discoveries and innovations, futuristic commercials, time-lapse video, car concept, etc.

    A warm and atmospheric electronic track that combines digital and orchestral sounds. Great choice for tech videos, medical videos, technology based projects, infomercials, tech commercials, future technology videos, documentaries and much more. The Future is here!

    Deep and emotional downbeat cinematic music with a gentle and soft sound. This lightly dramatic royalty-free music will be perfect for nature landscapes shootings, cinematic views, documentaries, atmospheric drone videos, contemplative and a bit melancholic multimedia projects.

    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.

    Futuristic and deeply focused electronic music with laid-back groove and modern plucky sound. This royalty-free track will be perfect as a background for technology promo videos, science videos, sci-fi and documentary films, augmented reality videos, modern developments and innovations projects, design and engineering videos.

    Deep meditative composition with new age and holistic sound. Ethereal, dreamy and spacious. Suitable for meditations, astral journeys, out of body experiences and quiet contemplations, Relaxing, Studying, Chilling, Revising, Meditation, Sleep Aid & Yoga. Hypnotic with a strange sense of awareness and knowing. A sense of floating in space or losing yourself, drifting.

    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.

    An elegant, soft and uplifting acoustic piano composition with a motivational outlook. This music theme is sure to grab your viewer's attention and stirs up emotions of love, happiness, and romance. This background music will fit well for a wide range of projects.

    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.

    Arabic middle eastern music featuring bouzouki, baglamas, zurna and dynamic percussion. Great for travel journey videos, desert landscapes, Arabian culture, Egyptian traditions, historic documentaries about old Persia, ancient ruins of Turkey, and more.

    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.

    A delicate and melancholic track featuring piano and strings, and rain sound effects to evoke relaxation and tranquility. Suitable for a pensive and contemplative scene with a sense of loneliness, abandonment, sadness, loss, acceptance, and other human feelings in the condition of deprivation.

    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.

    An authentic and traditional Indian track with a catchy exotic beat. Useful for travel videos, documentaries with a flavor of the Orient and the Far East, belly dance, charming mysterious plot and unusual scenes where the audience doesn't expect what's happening next.

    Minimalistic electronic track with glitched sound and contemplative mood. This music backdrop can be used in a variety of projects including corporate presentation, scientific documentaries, opening credits, flashback moments, medical research, new technology design, business media projects, and more.

    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.

    Upbeat and hopeful indie folk music with acoustic guitar sounds and inspirational mood. This melody is made with very positive and optimistic chords. Suitable for scenes about difficult choice, road trip adventures, starting a new page in life, etc.

    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.

    Make a nostalgic trip back to the 80s with that retro lo-fi electronic synthwave tune. Filled with iconic synths sound, solid basslines, and vintage drum machines. Best for documentaries about the pop culture of that decade, sci-fi videos, synthpop dance party, neon streets, etc.

    Energetic, driving, strong and catchy hard rock groove. Fits perfectly as an opener for action videos, extreme challenges and x-sports, open air sports, new achievement, skydiving and free-flying session , snowboarding, and any stylish commercials.

    An inspiring and uplifting track that will bring life, imagination, and magic to your production. Perfect for emotive advertisements and seasonal marketing campaigns as well as corporate commercials and inspirational videos.

    A relaxing, new age royalty-free music theme similar to Deep Forest or Enigma. Featuring gentle violins, nice percussion, pads, synths, and hip hop drums. Great for the beautiful atmospheric soundscape, rainforest exploration, nature documentaries, and more.

    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.

    Inspiring, dynamic retro music with punchy energetic drums and cool bright synthwave synths and bass, created for sport, sci-fi projects, hi-tech, ambient background, commercial and advertising. Perfect for futuristic videos, documentary films, hi tech projects, science, bitcoin, cryptocurrency, modern fashion, active sports.

    Enjoy these two minutes of an atmospheric new-age ambiance with a soft piano, and pads fill out the arrangement. Space, sci-fi and bizarre, Dreamy, flowing, positive. This beautiful track has a pastoral atmosphere. Great for underwater, nature, space video projects, serenity, and relaxation.

    Flawless and romantic Indian royalty-free music designed in a Bollywood cinematic tradition. This magnificent tune is flavoured with remarkable sounds of sitar, bansuri flute, tabla, tanpura and sarangi. Will perfectly complement your documentaries, Indian wedding and romantic love stories. Enjoy!

    Dramatic cinematic composition with Celtic-flavoured orchestral theme. An ideal underscore for a romantic drama, fantasy or fairytale plots, distant dreamscape, enchanting storytelling, traditional Gaelic documentaries, beautiful nature landscape.

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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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