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    • This lounge track is ideal to create a relaxed laid-back vibe similar to Moby. Featuring slow beats, warm Rhodes, distant vocals, and dreamy synths. Best for urban chill, intimate atmosphere lounge zones, corporate branding, relaxing time, as on hold muzak, etc.

      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.

      Calm, atmospheric, and dreamy royalty-free track featuring Bansuri Indian flute. Great for travel vlogs, Nat Geo style documentaries, meditation and yoga classes, Ayurveda spa, and anywhere you want to have a soft ethnic relaxing soundscape.Thanks for listening and purchasing.

      Inspiring and motivating track in the easy-listening corporate genre with a strong motivational uplifting feeling. This track will surely bring the spirit of success, joy and excitement to any video project! Check out the additional versions in this package for maximum flexibility and comfort in your production. Instruments : acoustic and electric guitars, piano, glockenspiel, warm pads, strings, bells, drums. Recommended usages : promotional media, uplifting marketing videos, facebook, youtube, vimeo, television, radio, slideshows, corporate presentations and advertising, films, documentaries, festivals, podcast intro music, videocast, phone on hold, education training, apps/games, audiobooks and projects related to technology, sports, design, fashion and lifestyle.

      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.

      Electronic, ambient royalty-free theme with Middle Eastern flavor and a unique rocking sound. Performed with synths, solid beats, delayed Oriental guitars, pads, and bass. Best for travel vlogs, documentaries about Ramadan, far-away places in Turkey, Egypt, Tunisia, desert sands, etc.

      This is an elegant and minimalistic piano solo track. Perfect for commercials, presentations, inspirational videos, documentaries and more

      Calm atmospheric music includes airy pads and flute. Perfect for relaxation, sleep, spa, meditation, as background music for nature video and more.

      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 dramatic electronic music with futuristic mood and airy sound. Good background for scientific videos, sci-fi documentaries, modern developments, cutting edge technology presentations, futuristic innovations, engineering and machinery videos, car advertising, and more. 3 versions are available: 1) full track; 2) short version; 3) seamless loop

      A positive, uplifting and inspirational tune with a cinematic feel featuring a memorable piano theme, strings and light percussion. Perfect for TV commercials, film, documentaries, slide shows etc.

      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.

      Carefree Greek style instrumental track with bouzouki, acoustic guitar, mandolin, drums, bass and percussion. Great for holiday and leisure scenes, travel channel, people dancing, taverna, party, nightlife, Greece, vacation, cultural documentaries.

      This is a beautiful and inspirational piano piece. Perfect for commercials, presentations, inspirational videos, documentaries and more

      A driving Indian world beat song with traditional Indian instruments like bansuri flute, tanpura, santur, tumbi and different percussion instruments. Perfect for presentations, slideshows, video blogs and any project dealing with Indian martial arts, political scandals and the mystique of the Middle East.

      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.

      Warm and feel-good track, featuring flowing marimba, kalimba, and African percussions creating a proud, comforting mood. Perfect for African theme park, kids DIY projects, toy embed, National Geographic style documentaries, Botswana Jungle, and more.

      A relaxing and peaceful, uplifiting inspirational acoustic track with an organic and light instrumentation. Featuring acoustic guitars, piano, warm string pads and tasteful modern percussion of airy snaps, shakers and claps. Perfect for TV nature documentaries, nature product advertising or as great background music for relaxation and wellness videos, slide shows, presentations or holiday video footage.

      Upbeat, uplifting, energetic track with classic rock elements. Featured main bass guitar line, digital synths, piano, flute, brass, lots of percussion. Great as a music bed for epic projects, travelogue and positive moments in any type of media content. In the style of Apple, IPhone, Google presentations and ads.

      Fabulous thematic orchestration that unfolds as a musical story. Performed with wonderful strings, angelic harp, and Celtic flutes to create a romantic fairytale atmosphere in the Disney tradition. Perfect for short light intro, nature documentaries, title or background music for magic tales, travel vlogs, motion graphics, or a variety of other uses.

      Epic cinematic action track with a heroic and inspirational feel. Featuring full orchestra and cinematic percussion, epic drums, emotional choir and modern synthesizer sounds. Great for film trailers, movies and documentaries, inspirational videos, motivational videos, self-help videos, presentations and more.

      A light acoustic instrumental background track with an uplifting motivational character. Perfect for TV nature documentaries, nature product advertising or simply as a great background for slide shows, presentations or holiday video footage.

      Dreamy and flowing bells and strings music. light, mystical, and ethereal in a constant and driving motion. Has a cosmic, divine and New Age feel. Ideal background music for zen meditation, yoga practice, travel or nature landscapes, spa massage centers.

      Beautiful, atmospheric corporate background music with a great sound of drums, synth bass, tech and light percussion, airy piano and strings. It suited perfectly for hi-tech demonstrations and science projects, travel documentaries, time-lapse videos, etc.

      Stylish classical music with orchestral sound. Great background for ceremonial videos, royal palace views, medieval environment videos, historical videos, documentaries, masquerades, European culture reconstruction episodes, elegant advertising or 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.

      Abstract technological futuristic tune with glitchy beat, soft piano, and atmospheric synth. Perfect to use in technological presentations, corporate opener, fashion event, innovations projects, documentary films.

      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.

      A tough and formidable track perfect for movie trailers, news broadcasts, documentaries and reporting on riots, coups and crime. The track features powerful drums, synthesizers, trombones and violins, vocal parts and church organ. Enjoy!

      “High Altitude” is a perfect trailer intro or background music for anything that needs a harsh sense of action. It builds up to a huge hybrid, hard-hitting track both orchestral and modern digital (trailer) sounds in a fast pace.

      This is a dark technological royalty free track in dubstep style. Combines excellent drums and glitch percussion beat with atmospheric synths and saw bass. Perfect for cutting edge technology, future world, industrial design, sci-fi documentaries projects, science inventions, cyberpunk cinematic video, and more.

      This is a motivational corporate track featuring bells, piano and orchestra. Perfect for advertising, corporate videos, trailers, inspirational projects, documentaries and more.

      A melancholic and relaxing composition played by Vietnamese bamboo flute and piano. Perfect for melancholic movie scenes, video blogs, presentations, slideshows and any project dealing with Asia, Vietnam, nature and love.

      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.

      Emotional and breathtaking chillout track with dreamy vibes and relaxed mood. Great as background for many video projects, reflective moments, documentaries and romantic movie scenes.

      Inspirational and beautiful, electronic chillout track. Ideal for photo-video editing, website backgrounds, corporate presentations, travelogues and TV documentaries!

      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.

      A thoughtful and futuristic electronic track featuring pulsing synths, piano sounds, and electronic glitch drums. Suitable for various media projects, including timelapse, science documentaries, cutting edge technologies, and innovations.

      Uplifting is corporate business background music for presentation and documentaries needing inspiration music and motivation. This elegant background music has a nice minimal atmospheric mood. It is Airy and optimistic yet very optimistic and powerful. Piano and guitar delays have a pop rock vibe yet laid-back and emotive.

      This dark electronic royalty free music track. Great drums, sub bass, dark atmospheric synths and percussion. Perfect for technology projects, future videos, cyberpunk videos.

      Dramatic cinematic music with a big epic sound and grandiose atmosphere. Great background for films, movie trailers, documentaries, advertising, nature views, landscapes, videos from drones, epic adventures, historical events videos or more.

      A deep beat with a soft synth sequencer that creates a dreamy and creamy texture with electronic drums. Perfect for landscapes, travel videos, documentaries, timelapse, relaxing, diving videos, montages, slow-motion or photography presentations.

      This is a lively, upbeat, fun and uplifting track with a happy and easy come easy go feel. Glockenspiel, ukulele, guitars, piano and drums combine in this light-hearted feel good soundtrack that is great as background music for adverts, corporate videos, podcasts, documentaries and other video productions needing a joyful, fresh, modern and inspiring lift.

      This track was originally produced as on hold music for interactive voice responders and office phones. Loopable, relaxing and not annoying, it can be used as any kind of background music.

      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.

      Corporate futuristic melody featuring piano and digital synth sound. Ideal for business presentation, technological discoveries, robots, NASA-like documentaries, mobile applications, and other projects needing progressive feel.

      Emotionally powerful, dark, dramatic, and epic soundtrack featuring an imposing orchestra with majestic horns and brasses, beautiful and touching piano and violin melodies, strings, and monster percussion, making a perfect war and heroic atmosphere. Similar to soundtracks of "Doctor Who", "The Talented Mr. Ripley", "Now You See Me", Available in two (2) easy to edit and loopable parts. Full track version included.

      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.

      This festive royalty-free Middle Eastern world music, with uplifting Arabian oud, groovy ethnic darbuka, and strings. Great for desert scenes, historical documentaries, Kurban Bayram videos, discovery TV, travel vlog. This inspiring worldbeat sounds will elevate your unique ideas and give them a fresh start.

      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.

      Opptimistic ethnic and exotic world tribal music featuring a dreamy flute, digital synthizer, traditional tomtom percussions. Ideal for travel documentary, Globe trekker style, around the world journey, etc. Positive and encouraging background music to motivate and achieve new dreams!

      Calm, hypnotic, and abstract ambient music, full of the atmosphere of mystery. Suitable as background music for science research, timelapse video, National Geographic style documentaries about space and universe, 4K drone footage, technology innovation, and other multimedia projects.

      A warm, soft, dreamy and emotional background track with echoey electric guitars, piano, pads and a soft beat. An ideal choice for timelapse videos, drones, documentaries, presentation projects, dramatic videos, and more. This track will give a dreamy vibe to your projects with its ambient atmosphere.

      Emotional and deeply inspiring track. After an introspective intro, this cinematic piano riff develops into an uplifting and heartwarming theme which gives a feeling of pride, unity and peace. Paired with orchestral strings, this track is perfect for films, emotional tv ads or documentaries. Moving, touching and warm.

      This TripHop track has a unique stylish sophisticated atmosphere with elements of light melancholy. Vinyl, sensual kalimba, elegant piano, nice drums, bass, vocal samples, textured percussion add mystery and captivating energy!

      Powerful, ominous, military percussion music. Great march sound for marching soldiers and army scenes, preparation to war parade, majestic opening themes, WW2 history documentaries, preparing for battle, and more.

      A mysterious royalty-free eastern orchestral theme that paints pictures of vast deserts, dusty outdoor markets, oases and caravans. The tune consists of piano, duduk, harp, brass, flute, nylon guitar, bass guitar, strings, cello and percussion. This mystical track creates a majestic and unforgettable ambiance that is perfect for suspenseful film soundtrack, adventure movie trailers, Arabian documentaries, and more. Think about Prince of Persia.

      Inspiring and motivating track in an easy-listening corporate genre with a strong motivational uplifting feeling. Instruments : acoustic and electric guitars, Rhodes, glockenspiel, warm pads, strings, bells, drums. Recommended usages : promotional media, uplifting marketing videos, facebook, youtube, vimeo, television, radio, slideshows, corporate presentations and advertising, films, documentaries, festivals, podcast, videocast, phone on hold, education training, apps/games, audiobooks and projects related to technology, sports, design, fashion and lifestyle. Additional versions in this package : Full Track, 60s Edit, 30s Edit, Ambient Underscore.

      Romantic and mysterious sounding instrumental track with a traditional Eastern European flavour. Features balalaika, bayan accordion, and percussion. Great for scenes involving espionage, romantic liaisons, darkly lit streets, Red Square, Moscow, Russia, private eye, film noir, cold war, spies, passionate encounters, secret agent.

      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.

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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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