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Classical | 20th Century (period: 1900 - 2000)


20th century classical music was extremely varied and thus there was no dominant style. However, a salient feature in classical music during this period was the increased use of dissonance. Because of this, the 20th century is sometimes called the "Dissonant Period" of classical music, because much of its music was a reaction to, or against, the common practice period, which emphasized consonance. The International Paris Exposition celebrating the centennial of the French Revolution in 1889 is referred to by one writer as the watershed transitional moment from consonance to dissonance.


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REFLECTING POND - (by Patrice Williams)  Year: 2014
Patrice Williams A peaceful, serene, and spacious piece for clarinet, strings and harp. Perfect for relaxing and tranquil moments. Just wistful enough to also accompany bittersweet memories, looking back on a life, a sepia-tinged retrospective of a town, etc. That seems to imply the moods of any visual underscore. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
741594 4:09 Slow 71   
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
741592 0:36   
60sec - Classical, 20th Century
741593 1:04   


CAREFREE DAYS - (by Patrice Williams)  Year: 204
Patrice Williams A cheerful, happy, lighthearted and fresh sounding track. Featuring two clarinets and bassoon. Always in motion passing the melody around the trio. The bassoon eighth note pattern propels the piece forward. Absolutely perfect for TV commercials that are fun, positive, uplifting and hopeful in nature, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
740911 2:42 Medium 122   
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
740909 0:32   
60sec - Classical, 20th Century
740910 1:04 Med Slow 82   


OSCAR TAKES A WALK - (by Patrice Williams)  Year: 2014
Patrice Williams A fun and lighthearted track, great for light comedic underscore or just frolicking around. Features a reed trio consisting of two clarinets and bassoon. A timely yet classic track that has many applications. Also perfect for commercials, advertisements, travel, adventure, food, cooking and pranks, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
741131 2:22 Medium 121   
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
741129 0:34   
60sec - Classical, 20th Century
741130 1:04   


INSPIRATION - (by Patrice Williams)  Year: 2014
Patrice Williams A beautiful, wistful woodwind trio, featuring two clarinets and bassoon. This track is expressive, thoughtful, and longing throughout. The ending gives a sense of resolution is possible, but not fore sure. Excellent underscore for scenes of remembering, looking back on a life well lived and fulfille, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
741126 2:21 Med Slow 80   
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
741124 0:36   
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
741125 1:06 Med Slow 100   


HIGH TEA - (by Patrice Williams)  Year: 2014
Patrice Williams A beautiful piece, stately and proper. This trio for two clarinets and bassoon is elegant and graceful. Expressive, thoughtful, and colorful throughout this track. Excellent underscore for scenes of remembering, looking back on a life, or daydreaming of new places and adventures. Serendipity. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
741119 1:51 Med Slow 103   
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
741117 0:34   
60sec - Classical, 20th Century
741118 1:04 Med Slow 93   


MERCURY, THE WINGED MESSENGER - (by David C. Hewitt)  Year: 2013
David C. Hewitt This classic Gustav Holst piece conjures up images of the sorcerers apprentice and magical, mystical mischief! Want to evoke the feeling of a light hearted magical atmosphere? Try this piece it's perfect for a younger audience and will work wonders with your images. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Gustav Holst
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
628430 4:05   


JOYOUS ACCORDION WALTZ - (by Joseph Rusnak)  Year: 2010
Joseph Rusnak This cheerful waltz starts with accordion and builds to grand, orchestral chord changes. Heartwarming melodies playfully interweave over top the music creating a pleasant, mellow soundscape. Would fit wonderfully in any type of food commercials, or anything else trying to communicate a regal mood. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
420215 1:13 Slow 73   
Jingle - Classical, 20th Century
420216 0:25 Slow 73   
Loop - Classical, 20th Century
420217 0:20 Slow 73   
Stinger - Classical, 20th Century
420218 0:05 Slow 73   


ARABESQUE NO. 1 [DEBUSSY] - (by David C. Hewitt)  Year: 1891
David C. Hewitt The famous Arabesque No.1 by Claude Debussy. This piece is wonderful for advertising campaigns or for adding a touch of romantic classical class to your movie or documentary. Usually a solo piano piece, it has now been beautifully rearranged for orchestra - an absolute gem your audience will love! Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Claude Debussy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
419232 4:34 Med Fast 148   


MARS, THE BRINGER OF WAR - (by David C. Hewitt)  Year: 2013
David C. Hewitt Dear film and documentary makers for your delight is Mars by Gustav Holst. This iconic and incomparable piece will bring an air of professionalism to any production. Its strident war like opening is perfect for those epic film or documentary moments, be it space or conflict. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Gustav Holst
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
628429 6:58   


BLACK TIE AND TAILS - (by Danny Jones)  Year: 1996
Danny Jones This track will make you feel like sipping champagne and eating cavier. A peppy string quartet that just screams luxury and "Life Styles of the Rich and Famous". Great for travel industry to show elegant resorts, or movie with elegant social affair scene. Short, clean ending. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
447534 2:04 Medium 105   
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
447537 0:30 Medium 105   
60sec - Classical, 20th Century
447536 1:01 Medium 105   


BRIGHT CLASSICAL - (by Danny Jones)  Year: 2013
Danny Jones This track brings to mind a social event from the 1800's or early 1900's. Could have been in the Titanic. A peppy small orchestra featuring strings Great for travel industry to show elegant resorts, or movie with elegant social affair scene. Great for period music from the 1800's too. clean ending. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
624055 0:35 Medium 111   


MELANCHOLY CHOIR & STRINGS - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 1995
Matthew Reid A touching piece beginning with mournful choir accompanied by quietly plucked violas. Bass voices and plucked basses enter and echo the theme. Heartfelt bowed strings enter with passionate counterpoint between the first violins and cellos, leading to a serene, moving and quiet conclusion. Mixed Vocals, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
551341 3:16 Slow 70   


MAGICAL ORCHESTRA - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2010
Matthew Reid A light, warm and happy orchestral composition depicting, as the title suggests, something magical. Happy and warm, with light strings, harp and glockenspiel. Good for tourism commercials, adventure/fantasy scenes and games. Melody is light making it ideal for background music that still moves. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
562654 1:59 Very Slow 53   


THE FIRST BAROQUE NOEL - (by Ethereal Motion)  Year: 2013
Ethereal Motion Beautiful and spacious version of the classic song, The First Noel. Featuring a tenor sax ensemble in a church like setting. Strings, organ and bells add an ethereal, breezy and flowing quality. Starting with one sax and pipe organ, it gradually builds to the majestic ending. Great Christmas. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
603793 2:13 Medium 110   
Variation - Christmas, Xmas Ensemble
603794 2:13 Medium 110   


ROMANCE FOR PIANO, CLARINET & VIOLIN - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 2003
Matthew Reid A melancholic, nostalgic and lyrical chamber work suitable for scenes of longing and sadness, but also good for scenes of hope, love and beauty. Similar to the music of Debussy, Mahler and Puccini (late/post-romantic - impressionism). Scored for piano, clarinet and violin. Triple canon ending. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
620583 2:40 Very Slow 55   


SAD CLASSICAL FLUTE & PIANO - (by Matthew Reid)  Year: 1991
Matthew Reid A short, sad composition reminiscent of Erik Satie. Composed for flute and piano. Good for cinematic moments of reflection or melancholy. Suitable for background music in historical pieces, especially early 20th Century. Good music for characters to cry to.Minimal dynamic change. 3/4 time signature, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
404978 2:17 Slow 74   


PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2 IN G MINOR, OP. 25: II - (by Roger Lasher Nortman)  Year: 2010
Roger Lasher Nortman Full Orchestra w, Piano. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
386632 3:36 Medium 125   


PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2 IN G MINOR, OP. 25: III - (by Roger Lasher Nortman)  Year: 2010
Roger Lasher Nortman Full Orchestra w, Piano. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
386633 7:28 Medium 119   


GOODBYE LOVE (INSTRUMENTAL) - (by Katey Laurel)  Year: 2016
Katey Laurel neo classical piano piece with organ and bells, somber and haunting, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
793118 4:44 Medium 120   


THE JITTERS - (by Paul Freitas)
Paul Freitas Pizzicato violins and staccato cellos take the lead in this nervous and slightly dissonant piece. It's like being late for an important appointment while you sit there in stop-and-go traffic. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
808576 2:23 Med Fast 130   


THE ENCHANTED FOREST - (by Cyril Planchon)  Year: 2014
Cyril Planchon Suspense, flute, princess, mystery, romance, first kiss, fairy tales, adventure. Storybook romance or a mysterious world for kids, magic, hidden treasures, caution and mystery abide within the music. Children's dreams come alive, dancing fairies, magical pixies, a Disney-style magic forest. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Fairytales and legends) - Classical, 20th Century
695008 1:52 Very Slow 55   


CRYSTAL BALL - (by Cyril Planchon)  Year: 2014
Cyril Planchon Fairytales, sounds like Harry Potter, legends, tales, romance, adventure, suspens, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Fairytales and legends) - Classical, 20th Century
695007 3:27 Very Slow 40   


WINTER WALTZ - (by Per Boysen)  Year: 2015
Per Boysen Dramatic orchestra piece starting rather quietly with oboe backed up by strings. The strings take over and the initial lush and sweet theme reaches its peak at 0:40, stays there to load up before the bombastic horn section fire off the top crescendo at 0:54. At 1:06 music starts calming down to end. Instrumental, Dramatic, Hollywood Orchestral Epic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Full symphonic orchestra) - Dramatic, Hollywood Orchestral Epic
713894 1:29 Med Slow 100   
30sec (The forte part) - Classical, 20th Century
713913 0:31 Med Slow 100   


UNLIMITED LOVE - (by Antonio Fernandez)  Year: 2015
Antonio Fernandez Beautiful and bittersweet little piece for violin and piano. Its very elegant and well written. It sparks feelings of times gone by or love at an old age. Nostalgia seen in a photo album. It starts a little melancholic but at the end it picks up a few notes of hope. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Jingle (Beautiful violin and piano) - Classical, 20th Century  
739718 0:20 Medium 120   


URGE FOR GREATNESS - (by Antonio Fernandez)  Year: 2015
Antonio Fernandez Elegant and busy piano music reminiscent of Michael Nyman and Wim Mertens, the musicians of Peter Greenaway's films. The music is driving, restless but always with a clear melodic line that accumulates more melodies as the music moves on. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (Elegant busy piano music) - Classical, 20th Century  
739715 1:01 Fast 150   


OLYMPIC CONTEST - (by Antonio Fernandez)  Year: 2015
Antonio Fernandez Great orchestral music for a competition event or a chase. It stars slowly announcing the event of something great about to become. Then suddenly the orchestra explodes in a highly emotional rush like that of athletes at the start of a race, as if there were no hurdles that cannot be surpassed. Female Vocals, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (Sports challenge) - Classical, 20th Century  
739547 0:31 Med Fast 140   


BUILDING DREAMS - (by Antonio Fernandez)  Year: 2015
Antonio Fernandez Minimal music filled with emotion reminiscent of Steve Reich. Piano, vibes, French horn and English horn form the basis of this modern and active music perfect for portraying the warm image of a company or corporation. It never lets you down, it carries you gently but firmly. Uplifting and Modern, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (Emotional minimal music) - Classical, 20th Century  
740549 1:02 Medium 118   


RAVEL MINUET (FROM SONATINE) - (by Sherry Shieh)  Year: 2015
Sherry Shieh Ascending piano unveiling the French Baroque sophistication, Ravel's minuet gives an ancient aura with its medieval modulations. Powerful mid section Ideal for romantic scenes, documentary, history, nature, Discovery, National Geographic, education, cosmetics, spa/hotel, Bulgari, Cartier, Omega. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Maurice Ravel
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
736988 3:37 Med Slow 100   


AND SO THIS IS HOW IT IS - (by Dean Graham Wolfe)  Year: 2014
Dean Graham Wolfe An upbeat mature intelligent piano cello and acoustic guitar trio round out this catchy piece; denotes purity of laundry product or sophistry of drama and dash of humour, or a family at a summer picnic, everyone having a good time bed track music, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (full length track) - Classical, 20th Century
691453 1:46 Med Slow 81   


RACHMANINOFF RHAPSODY - (by Colette Jonas)  Year: 2015
Colette Jonas Listen & weep! Sergei Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini variation 18 op43. This hugely popular piano orchestral piece brims with passion, longing & romance. It starts with solo piano leading to climactic orchestral swells. Could be used to parody lust & love. Perfect for new car promos. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Sergei Rachmaninoff
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
705907 3:05 Very Slow   
Variation (shorter faster version) - Classical, 20th Century
705905 1:06 Very Slow   
30sec (faster piano solo) - Classical, 20th Century
705904 0:32 Very Slow   
Stinger - Classical, 20th Century
705906 0:12 Very Slow   


RUNNING OUT - (by Majed Salih)  Year: 2014
Majed Salih This is one of my best compositions, fast allegro strings like someone is chasing the winds, can be use in a scene of fast events. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Classical, 20th Century  
659901 0:57 Medium 108   


LIGHTS FROM ANCIENT ARABS - (by Majed Salih)  Year: 2014
Majed Salih Lights from ancient arabs, its one of the most oriented pieces i have composed, can be used in arabic, eastern scenes. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Classical, 20th Century  
659952 1:05 Mixed   


ONLY RUINS LASTS - (by Majed Salih)  Year: 2014
Majed Salih A combination of Vivaldi's techniques and chords with an arabic Syrian melody. A very good compositions, hopeful and cheerful! It combine hopes and sadness. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century  
659980 1:52 Very Slow   


PSYCHE REPAIRS TO HER ROOM - (by Michael Zaneski)  Year: 2014
Michael Zaneski A short, soft piece to underscore scenes where an overwhelmed character finds a quiet place to try to sort things out. Winds and strings weave contrapuntally through many tonal centers in this brief but thoughtful journey. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
644269 1:48 No Tempo   


PILGRIM'S PROGRESS - (by Michael Zaneski)  Year: 2014
Michael Zaneski A rather pious and proud melody is transformed in various ways throughout this orchestral piece that has its heart in Early America, and is perfect for TV/film/media projects recreating 17-19th century American atmosphere. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
645199 4:49 Med Slow 101   
30sec - Dramatic, Patriotic Music
645200 0:30 Med Slow 101   
60sec - Dramatic, Patriotic Music
645201 1:01 Med Slow 101   


IMPRESSIONISTIC CELLO SONATA BY CLAUDE DEBUSSY - (by Cellocentric)  Year: 1913
Cellocentric Ethereal music from the cello and piano in the Impressionistic style by Claude Debussy. Contemporary of Monet and Van Gogh, this Parisian music paints a languid picture of the beauty of the era. Exquisitely played by a master of the cello, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Claude Debussy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
615930 11:34 Mixed   
60sec - Classical, 20th Century
617741 0:53 Mixed 96   
Full Track A - Classical, 20th Century
617742 1:30 Med Fast 130   
Full Track B - Classical, 20th Century
617743 1:16 Mixed 196   
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
617744 0:33 Mixed 82   
Full Track A - Classical, 20th Century
617745 1:22 Mixed 180   
Full Track B - Classical, 20th Century
617746 2:19 Mixed 144   
Full Track C - Classical, 20th Century
617747 1:32 Mixed 94   


BREAKFAST WITH HANDICAPS - (by Michael Hennig)  Year: 2014
Michael Hennig A short orchestral waltz with with burlesque, humorous and melancholic elements, small involuntary delays and sudden musical changes. Ends with fast tirades in the woodwinds from top to bottom, with the final notes by harp and celeste. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Classical, 20th Century
695461 1:02 Mixed   


ELGAR - LAND OF HOPE AND GLORY LONG - (by PianoPassion)  Year: 2016
PianoPassion A amazing rendition of the famous "Land of Hope and Glory", composed by Edward Elgar, taken out of his composition "Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1". A wonderful track especially for any patriotic, british-themed projects. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
777652 2:10 Slow 77   


MORNING CLOUDS - (by B&S)  Year: 2014
B&S An orchestral track creates always great suggestions! The opening's mood is a little bit ironic, anyway the liveliness of strings and winds make this piece well working for documentaries about nature. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century  
647576 2:41 Med Slow 85   


WHISPERING WIND - (by Matthew Raetzel)  Year: 2016
Matthew Raetzel Soothing, romantic music performed by a string quartet that paints pictures of love and beauty. Perfect for weddings, diegetic and non-diegetic soundtrack, commercials, and concert performance. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Full Version) - Classical, 20th Century
779745 3:28 Med Slow 85   


VOCALISE - (by Cellocentric)  Year: 1912
Cellocentric Cello and piano poignantly sing the phrases of the great Vocalise of Rachmaninoff as it is meant to be heard. Master cellist plays with amazing musicality this versatile piece of many colors: weddings, memorials, background to film, credits, corporate, tv-truly multi-purpose and exquisite. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Sergei Rachmaninoff
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
615996 5:44 Med Slow 90   


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