Documentary and Storytelling

A handpicked collection of royalty free documentary background music chosen for its powerful and emotional themes to compliment visual media with a story. Our music for documentaries offers a wide range of music to convey emotion, communicate a message and tell a story.

Slow, meandering and easy going acoustic track with plucked guitars. Relaxed, laid back and inviting.

Mood/Themes:
Lighthearted, Acoustic - Happy, Good Times, Light, Free and Easy, Warm Acoustic, Healthy Living, Cafe Life,
Keywords:
Carefree, Gentle, Inviting, Light, Relaxing, Simple,
Genres:
Acoustic Guitar,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Down By The River 30
  • Play Down By The River 60

Bright, inspirational and feel good pop rock track with a corporate and motivational feel.

Mood/Themes:
Aspirational, Big Ideas, Corporate, Inspirational, Epic Landscapes,
Keywords:
Feel Good, Motivational, Uplifting,
Genres:
Feel Good Pop,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Aspire to Greatness 30
  • Play Aspire to Greatness 60
  • Play Aspire to Greatness Loop 01
  • Play Aspire to Greatness Loop 02
  • Play Aspire to Greatness Loop 03

Happy, uplifting and positive track with a bright, motivating and upbeat sound with ukelele and hand claps accompanied by acoustic guitars and percussion.

Mood/Themes:
Quirky, Comedy and Fun, Feel Good Vibes, Sunshine and Smiles, Food,
Keywords:
Happy, Positive, Upbeat, Uplifting,
Genres:
Feel Good Pop,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Time For Fun 15
  • Play Time For Fun 30
  • Play Time For Fun 60
  • Play Time For Fun Sting 01
  • Play Time For Fun Underscore
  • Play Time For Fun Loop 01
  • Play Time For Fun Loop 02
  • Play Time For Fun Loop 03
  • Play Time For Fun Loop 04

Fun, happy, quirky and feel good track with piano melody, castanets, percussion and xylophone. Bright, positive and upbeat.

Mood/Themes:
Playful Piano, Quirky, Comedy and Fun, Feel Good Vibes, Sunshine and Smiles, Food,
Keywords:
Bright, Feel Good, Happy, Positive, Upbeat,
Genres:
Childrens/Kids Music,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Petals Loop 01
  • Play Petals Loop 02
  • Play Petals Loop 03
  • Play Petals Loop 04

Deep, sincere and emotional track with piano, strings and glockenspiel to create a cinematic, heartfelt and melancholic theme.

Mood/Themes:
Human/Emotions, Reflective/Melancholy, Special Moments,
Keywords:
Compassionate, Emotional, Intimate, Nostalgic, Sincere, Touching, Glockenspiel,
Genres:
Solo Piano,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Heartfelt Feelings 15
  • Play Heartfelt Feelings 30
  • Play Heartfelt Feelings 60
  • Play Heartfelt Feelings Edit 01
  • Play Heartfelt Feelings Edit 02
  • Play Heartfelt Feelings Sting 01
  • Play Heartfelt Feelings Sting 02
  • Play Heartfelt Feelings Loop 01
  • Play Heartfelt Feelings Loop 02
  • Play Heartfelt Feelings Loop 03

Happy, feel good and positive track with an upbeat, motivational vibe. Bright, catchy and exciting.

Mood/Themes:
Quirky, Comedy and Fun, Feel Good Vibes, Happy Go Lucky, Sunshine and Smiles,
Keywords:
Bright, Exciting, Feel Good, Happy, Jolly, Positive,
Genres:
Folk,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Exciting Moments 15
  • Play Exciting Moments 30
  • Play Exciting Moments 60
  • Play Exciting Moments Edit 01
  • Play Exciting Moments Edit 02
  • Play Exciting Moments Sting 01
  • Play Exciting Moments Loop 01
  • Play Exciting Moments Loop 02
  • Play Exciting Moments Loop 03
  • Play Exciting Moments Loop 04

Gentle, romantic and sentimental solo piano piece with an emotional and slightly reflective theme.

Mood/Themes:
Reflective/Melancholy, Special Moments, Romantic,
Keywords:
Emotional, Intimate, Relaxing, Touching,
Genres:
Solo Piano,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Evening of Love 15
  • Play Evening of Love 30
  • Play Evening of Love 60
  • Play Evening of Love Sting 01

Thoughtful, dreamy and soft piano-led piece with a similar sound to the American Beauty opening theme. Beautiful, emotional and inspiring with accompanying strings, glockenspiel and harp.

Mood/Themes:
Inspirational, Reflective Ideas, Human/Emotions, Pensive, Reflective/Melancholy, Timelapse and Motion, Magical Moments, De-Stress, Pilates,
Keywords:
Anticipation, Delicate, Dreamy, Emotional, Light, Slow, Soft, Subtle, Thoughtful, Glockenspiel,
Genres:
Fantasy/Magical,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Dream Or Reality Sting 01
  • Play Dream Or Reality 15
  • Play Dream Or Reality 30
  • Play Dream Or Reality 60
  • Play Dream Or Reality Edit 01
  • Play Dream Or Reality Edit 02
  • Play Dream Or Reality Loop 03
  • Play Dream Or Reality Loop 01
  • Play Dream Or Reality Loop 02

Piano-led corporate track with a light, regal feel. Slightly playful, whimsical and curious with a positive sound.

Mood/Themes:
Corporate, Playful Piano, Healthy Living,
Keywords:
Playful, Positive,
Genres:
Solo Piano,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Curious Sting 01
  • Play Curious Sting 02
  • Play Curious Long Loop

Upbeat and positive electronica rock track with a steady drum groove and pulsing synths. Thoughtful and inspirational.

Mood/Themes:
Corporate, Enterprise and Innovation, Media and News, Technology, InfoMusic, Design and Technology,
Keywords:
Positive,
Genres:
Pop/Electronica,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Time Goes By 30 Edit 01
  • Play Time Goes By 30 Edit 02
  • Play Time Goes By 60 Edit 01
  • Play Time Goes By 60 Edit 02
  • Play Time Goes By Sting 01
  • Play Time Goes By Sting 02
  • Play Time Goes By Sting 03
  • Play Time Goes By Underscore
  • Play Time Goes By Loop 01
  • Play Time Goes By Loop 02
  • Play Time Goes By Loop 03
  • Play Time Goes By Loop 04

Slow, gentle and reflective track with soft synths, piano and guitar. Floaty, ambient and relaxing with a warm, comforting sound.

Mood/Themes:
Cinematic, Light, Free and Easy,
Keywords:
Comforting, Gentle, Light, Relaxing, Simple, Slow, Thoughtful,
Genres:

Included in this pack:

  • Play Somewhere Somehow 30 Edit 01
  • Play Somewhere Somehow 30 Edit 02
  • Play Somewhere Somehow 60 Edit 01
  • Play Somewhere Somehow 60 Edit 02
  • Play Somewhere Somehow Sting 01
  • Play Somewhere Somehow Sting 02
  • Play Somewhere Somehow Underscore
  • Play Somewhere Somehow Loop 01
  • Play Somewhere Somehow Loop 02
  • Play Somewhere Somehow Loop 03

Soft, atmospheric track with a thoughtful and inspirational sound. Positive and moving.

Mood/Themes:
Big Ideas, Inspirational, Ambient Backgrounds, Light, Free and Easy, Real Estate,
Keywords:
Positive,
Genres:

Included in this pack:

  • Play Growing Radiance 30 Edit 01
  • Play Growing Radiance 30 Edit 02
  • Play Growing Radiance 60 Edit 01
  • Play Growing Radiance 60 Edit 02
  • Play Growing Radiance Sting 01
  • Play Growing Radiance Sting 02
  • Play Growing Radiance Underscore
  • Play Growing Radiance Loop 01
  • Play Growing Radiance Loop 02
  • Play Growing Radiance Loop 03

Laid back, easy going track with a floaty, spacious sound accompanied by grooving dubstep beat, synths and beat.

Mood/Themes:
Corporate, Enterprise and Innovation, Ambient Backgrounds,
Keywords:
Laid Back,
Genres:
Dubstep,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Trip To Eternity 30
  • Play Trip To Eternity 60

Very slow paced build up with a Hans Zimmer 'Inception' style sound gradually evolving into a cinematic and dramatic climax. Emotional, moving and inspiring.

Mood/Themes:
Epic and Dramatic, Hero Themes, Cinematic, Epic Landscapes, Pensive, Serious and Factual, Timelapse and Motion,
Keywords:
Anticipation, Emotional, Powerful, Urgency, Hans Zimmer,
Genres:

Included in this pack:

Slow building, slightly stirring and intriguing track with a magical and mysterious feel that builds and builds throughout but never quite climaxes.

Mood/Themes:
Big Ideas, Inspirational, Reflective Ideas, Cinematic,
Keywords:
Dreamy, Powerful, Stirring, Thoughtful, Understated,
Genres:
Fantasy/Magical,

Included in this pack:

  • Play Where The Magic Happens 30
  • Play Where The Magic Happens 60

Thoughtful, reflective and inspirational track with a slow and contemplative feel.

Mood/Themes:
Reflective Ideas, Cinematic, Epic Landscapes,
Keywords:
Thoughtful,
Genres:

Included in this pack:

  • Play From The Ground Up 30
  • Play From The Ground Up 60

Slow building inspirational track that bursts into an uplifting and charismatic main section after 40 seconds.

Mood/Themes:
Epic and Dramatic, Inspirational, Cinematic, Epic Landscapes,
Keywords:
Epic, Powerful, Uplifting,
Genres:

Included in this pack:

  • Play Visions Of Earth 30
  • Play Visions Of Earth 60
  • Play Visions Of Earth Underscore

Included in this pack:

  • Play Velvet and Gold 30
  • Play Velvet and Gold 60
  • Play Velvet and Gold Underscore

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