• Royalty free French music

    • Easy going accordion track with a retro French feel. Works great for themes involving France, Paris, Europe, romance, carefree adventures, happiness, travel, nostalgia, family, fun, moonlight, side street cafe, togetherness, strolling down the boulevard, Eiffel tower, River Seine, Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, vacation, art, vintage film, video, advert.

      This is a jazzy gypsy happy music, full of fun and rhythm. Great for French and Italian style projects, funny comedy jazz scenes, cooking shows background, restaurant and happy food music and much more.

      Fast and upbeat french music with elements of swingin' gypsy jazz or Russian or Balkan folk. Featuring acoustic guitars, accordion, brushed drums. Suitable for a romantic comedy, long road trip, nostalgic moments, family reunions, and other projects needing a warm nostalgic glow.

      Smooth, romantic, and nostalgic French waltz played with the accordion. This lovely and imaginative background music has special allure and charm. Ideal for any sentimental movies, lovely honeymoon. Bright, light and catchy music. The atmosphere of peace of mind and happiness.

      Charming and light French waltz, performed by strings, accordion, and acoustic guitar. A beautiful underscore for a romantic movie, celebration, Paris holidays, wedding dance music, or if you want to add class to your project.

      Easy listening jazz music track, medium tempo and melodious. This music will fit well for background music, ambient situations and chilled, moments of relax. Similar to the soundtrack of the French films by Francois Ozon or The Beatles songs.

      Lyrical and romantic mood song. Love and spring in Paris, featuring acoustic guitars, bass, percussion, and accordion. Ideal for love stories, holiday trips, and lovely promenade through the streets. Great for any project that needs French allure and charm.

      This is a slow and romantic oldie piano jazz music. Great for cocktail party and restaurant cafe background, romantic and intimacy scenes, Paris and French atmosphere, lounge zones, elevator music and more.

      Emotional and elegant tango waltz in Last Tango in Paris style recorded live with acoustic guitar, bass, bouzouki, and accordion. Nostalgic, beautiful and romantic. The ideal soundtrack for melodrama, Argentina related visuals, European Films, romantic travel to France.

      French Fiddle, Dulcimer and Piano create this slow, easy and upper class slow ball room style dance track with a romantic sensual edge oozing with style and class. The melody boasts contemporary unique style with traditional French Elements.

      Smooth, romantic, and nostalgic French waltz played with the accordion. This lovely and imaginative background music has special allure and charm. Ideal for any sentimental movies, lovely honeymoon. Bright, light and catchy music. The atmosphere of peace of mind and happiness.

      A casual, mellow track with many French elements and characteristics with a slight romantic laid-back edge. Ideal if used with French cuisine/food for advertising purposes.

      Smooth, romantic, and nostalgic French waltz played with a piano and accordion. This lovely and imaginative background music has special allure and charm. Ideal for any sentimental movies, lovely honeymoon, Paris street cafe or small bistro.

      Groovy stylish French House Disco track with a strong bass line, lots of analog synth sounds, funky guitars and a straight danceable drum groove. Perfect instrumental dance music background for fashion shows, stylish presentations and commercials or party related themes.

      Lazy style French-themed piece with languid accordion and laid back jazz guitar. Ideal for cooking, travel video and pastiche presentations.

      This is a jazzy gypsy happy music, full of fun and rhythm. Great for French and Italian kitchen, funny comedy jazz scenes, cooking shows, happy background music for restaurant or food store.

      Naive, melancholic and charming orchestral track. Ideal for a romantic comedy scene, cartoon animation, mimes in a circus, a day in Paris, travel to France and more.

      This is an elegant light jazz music. Great for cocktail party and restaurant cafe background, romantic and intimacy scenes, Paris and French atmosphere, lounge and nightclubs, cooking shows, elevator music and much more.

      The beautiful track with a nostalgic, lyrical theme, acoustic guitars, and accordion. The melody filled with warmth, a sense of pure nostalgia, the atmosphere of a summer evening in the village. Good for scenes of romance, re-uniting, sadness or loneliness, captions and dubbing, series and melodramas, about the rural outback and happiness against all the odds.

      That's a great waltz musette tune in french style. You can hear the mediterranean folk style perfect for romantic or melancholic scenes.

      Traditional French melody featuring nylon guitar, accordion, strings, percussion and tambourine containing joyful flowing ups and downs whilst providing a traditional sense of France culture. Very useful for tourist vlogs and videos used for travel.

      Strumming and hopeful, featuring 12 strings guitar, plucky hammond organ, warm french horns and boomy rock drums that create an empowering and optimistic mood.

      Lovely acoustic background music for videos, blog, slideshow and more. Romantic French mood. Beautiful melody on acoustic guitars, harmonica, bass, percussion and Irish bouzouki.

      Soft and touching acoustic relaxing music, featuring piano and harmonica. Works well for french style background music, cute videos, romantic melodrama, heartwarming scenes, light commercials showing good times, family reunion, travel to Paris, fulfillment of a dream, and more.

      Tango-inspired arrangement of accordion, upright bass and percussion suggested to underscore scenes involving cafes, restaurants, and patios. Also for vacation slideshows, romantic French atmosphere and world travel sequences. Key of C minor modulates to D minor, 136 bpm.

      A light-hearted and romantic acoustic piece in Disney style, featuring a small orchestra, accordion and a nylon guitar. Perfect for mini-games, cheerful and joyful videos or children-oriented activities and apps.

      An evocative waltz track in French style starts with a small orchestra and a melancholy musette. After the natural develop of the melody, a big orchestra comes to show the power of the main part. Perfect Mediterranean folk style mixed with a cinematic mood.

      A light-hearted and sweet acoustic piece, featuring a small orchestra, accordion and a nylon guitar. Perfect for video games, cheerful and joyful videos or children-oriented activities and apps.

      Here there is a soulful and ethereal instrumental song with a french taste melody perfect for love scenes or commercial TV of beauty products.

      Energetic hip hop track with a some French flavour. It features accordion and dubstep synths. Good for urban video.

      Delicious melody in Argentine tango style. Featuring acoustic guitars, bass, percussion, harmonica. Perfect for passionate and romantic films, nostalgic mood, evocative moments, Paris cafe ambience.

      Light and pulsing, featuring emotive piano that creates a heartwarming and tender mood.

      This is a jazzy gypsy happy music, full of fun and rhythm. Great for French and Italian style music, funny comedy jazz scenes, cooking shows background, restaurant and happy food music and much more.

      Beautiful jazz melody. Used guitars, piano, shaker, acoustic bass and accordion. Good for your travel or romantic video.

      Featuring acoustic guitars, piano, and french horn, this song conveys an uplifting feeling of completion and success. Drives well but is medium paced and mellow at the same time.

      Lazy Electric guitar, bass, drums, dulcimer combine to create this laid back, slightly romantic French style track, useful for slow and easy scenes which could be backed with romantic vocals. Ideal for scenes requiring a slow ball room or dinner dance. The melody edges towards upper class projects, great if combined with wine, food or contemporary themed projects.

      The bold and bright a news type orchestral track, forming a fantastic feel of excitement and confidence. Featuring french horns, synth arpeggiators, strings, and pulsing percussion. Perfect for news theme jingle, youtube promo, adventure movies soundtrack, film credits, musical accompaniment aimed to create an atmosphere of victory and success. Enjoy!

      Urban music from Buenos Aires with modern beats. The first part with a catchy groove and second part with sensitive strings. This new tango music is organic, positive and deep. Similar to Gotan Project.

      This funny and a bit goofy track with accordion, xylophone, trumpet, and marimba. Would work well as circus theme, clown show, booze party or other funny moments.

      This is a fun music that features acoustic guitars, bass and harmonica. This song will work great for light and ironic moods, and is especially ideal for humorous projects.

      Bass strings accompanied by piano, tremolo violins, French Horn and percussion play 54 sec loop of pondering patterns, suggested to underscore scenes of mystery and intrigue. Also intended to underscore sequences involving espionage, deceit and practical jokes.

      A very unique piece of music! It's a retro, nostalgic snappy tune played by Accordion accompanied by strings, horns, woodwinds, piano and percussion. This funny, emotional, orchestral track would fit perfectly to trailers, commercials, motivational videos, corporate uses, product promos, presentations, TV , film and much more.

      Welcome to a positive "Bright Adventure" ! Cinematic, sentimental orchestral track, start with staccato strings playing a catchy - uplifting chord progression, which is the main path of the track. Oboe, cellos, violins and french horns join in, to make the first built up before the adventure take place... I hope you ENJOY it! Thanks, Soundmaxx

      Nu Disco, french electro track with cool bass line & groovy beat! This uptempo dance music will be great for iPhone apps, fashion runway show, youth culture, trendy commercials and technology.

      A warm, uplifting track that starts with a light piano and is then accompanied by lush strings and an emotional mellow french horn. Conveys hope and tenderness. great for use in trailers or as a soundtrack for poignant, heroic or moving scenes.

      An inspirational implying success and achievement featuring Timpani, cellos, violins, French Horns, Choir, Cymbals and Double Bass suggesting highlight reel or special event such as introduction to a competition or awards ceremony.

      This is a jazzy gypsy tango music, full of fun and joy. It is great for cooking and comedy food shows, French and Italian scenes, Spanish and flamenco intro, latin romantic moods and much more.

      This is a serious cinematic music bed written for piano, violins, cellos, bass, orchestral percussion and french horn section.

      Dramatic and passionate cinematic music. Deep accordion chords create a unique romantic mood to the scenes of partying and the fatal love. Suitable for fashion video clips. In the style of Gotan Project.

      Inspirational and romantic classical piano composition with beautiful and charming melody. An excellent musical accompaniment for the wedding dress choice, elegant commercial video, French riviera atmosphere, marriage ceremony, love story, romantic scenes, peaceful moments, and much more.

      Tonight nothing's gonna disturb me. A relaxed evening on a late summer day. A continuous drumgroove with epiano, alto sax, synth and some noise effects in the background which give this track a little magic.

      An happy but also somewhat nostalgic accordion waltz, played with a real accordion i bought in a flea market.

      Here is an inspiring, cute, romantic and emotional instrumental music with a French atmosphere. Used musette accordion, percussions, bells, violin and piano. Perfect for any sweet lovely or travel projects, love in Paris, honeymoon videos, or romantic comedy.

      Music in the rhythm of bossa-nova. Happy duo of acoustic guitar and violin, accompanied by a traditional ensemble. Light, bright, positive.

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    There are a number of diverse musical styles that originate in France. French music dates back as early as the 10th century where instruments such as the fiddle were very popular. French music in the early days was categorized in to Ars Nova (new art) and Ars Subtilior (subtle art). Edith Piaf is a great example of classic French music. She was discovered in 1935 and is most famous for her beautiful song. “La Vie en Rose”.

    When we think of France we think of romance. This is something the French do perfectly and it is reflected in their musical stylings throughout many time periods. An iconic romance song is “Parlez-Moi d’Amour” by Lucienne Boyer, literally translated as “Speak to me of Love”. The song is featured in the recent movie, ‘Midnight in Paris’.

    During the classical period of French music, artists including Claude Balbastre, Chelard, and Jacques Duphly were well known and recognized. This period of music lasted from 1750 to 1820, which was around the time famous composer Beethoven died. Music during the classic area tended to be soft and light and had a nice clear texture, unlike its predecessor the Baroque period which was louder and dramatic.

    Traditional or folk music was common in the early twentieth century but had a revival in France during the fifties and sixties. One of the most popular traditional music stars being band Perlinpinpin who formed in 1974. Traditional French music has become increasingly popular today due to tourism. They focus on very early twentieth century style music and often use a Piano Accordion.

    The accordion has European roots which is likely the reason it was so popular in French music. The typical style of an accordion features either a piano (keyboard) or buttons (diatonic and chromatic) at one end and pallets at the other end known as reeds. The simultaneous extension and compression alongside the playing of piano keys or the buttons is what makes the accordion’s unique sound. Famous French accordionists include Marcel Azzola, Gerard Barreaux and more recently, Serge Gainsbourg.

    Pop music became very popular in France during the 1960s, it is heavily influenced by American rock and roll and popular artists include AaRON. Gerard Lenorman and Eddy Mitchel. In France people do also listen to English pop music songs but the laws in France state that at least 40% of pop music played on the radio must be by French artists, which is likely why they are so popular.

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