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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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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   


CLASSICAL HARP. CRADLE SONG BY JEFFERY, J, A. - (by Alexey Kaleynikov)  Year: 1900
Alexey Kaleynikov Album of 10 pieces for the pianoforte by American composers. My arrangement for harp of No.4 Cradle Song by J. Albert Jeffery. Very good for all media. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
806899 2:06 Med Fast 131   


RUSSIAN SLEIGH RIDE - (by Mark Knox)  Year: 2016
Mark Knox A sound–alike of Sergei Prokofiev’s “Troika” from “Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60” which became a Christmas favorite because it envisioned a snowy sleigh ride. In Russian, Troika means a 3-horse sleigh. A perfect track for the Christmas holidays or a feel-good winter underscore–sleigh bells and all. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
804191 2:53 Med Fast 146   
60sec A (A) - Classical, 20th Century
804195 1:00 Med Fast 146   
60sec B (B) - Classical, 20th Century
804196 1:00 Med Fast 146   
60sec C (C) - Classical, 20th Century
804198 1:00 Med Fast 146   


IL VOLO DELL'AIRONE - (by Agostino Silvestri)  Year: 2016
Agostino Silvestri A very melodic waltz where the piano lines are very subtle and are accompanied by a beautiful woman voice and by a violoncello first chair that adds depth to the composition. This piece is perfect for sentimental and romantic film scenes. Female Vocals, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Classical piece.) - Classical, 20th Century
793558 2:03 Medium 120   


VIAGGIO - (by Agostino Silvestri)  Year: 2016
Agostino Silvestri An immersive orchestral piece based on the piano, extremely melodic, with female vocals that recall some compositions of Ennio Morricone. This piece is particularly suitable for intense, melancholic, dramatic, or romantic scenes, where the music is going to remain in your brain for a while. Female Vocals, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Orchestral piece) - Classical, 20th Century
793555 2:34 Med Slow 100   


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
(Pending) - Classical, 20th Century
793118 4:44 Medium 120   


PANIC MOMENTS - (by Hanjo Gabler)  Year: 2016
Hanjo Gabler Classic in a hurry. Feels like restless violin with a panik attack. Perfect for running actors or hurting scenes, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
788616 1:23 Medium 121   


THE GIRL WITH THE FLAXEN HAIR - (by Western Horizon Productions)  Year: 2016
Western Horizon Productions A gentle. beautiful and well-know piano work of twentieth-century master Claude Debussy... Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Claude Debussy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
785670 2:48 Slow   


SUMMER AFTERNOON - (by Alastair Cameron)  Year: 2016
Alastair Cameron A gentle and soothing piece evoking a Summer Afternoon with rippling accompaniment and wistful melody. scored for full orchestra this track has a thick texture but a relaxing and calming mood. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
785575 3:17 Very Slow 55   


4 CLASSICAL PIECES FOR HARP. - (by Alexey Kaleynikov)  Year: 1918
Alexey Kaleynikov 4 classical pieces for harp by Holý, Alfred. Work Title An Evening at Home.1. Childrens' Thoughts 2. At the Fireside 3. Youngsters at Play 4. A Little Dance All pieces are combined in one sound file. Perfect for Christmas, religious projects, weddings, background, underscore or other dramatic use. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
780127 5:52 Med Slow 98   


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   


LOST MEMORIES - (by Per Boysen)  Year: 2016
Per Boysen Romantic nostalgic love song with a sad touch, intimate music that speaks to the heart. Dramatically building towards an insight cue point at 0:39 and then action at 0:51. Fit for break up scenes, broken heart moments, sad walks in the city, weltschmerz moments. Or contemplating and taking action! Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Orchestral build-up) - Classical, 20th Century
779071 1:16 Slow 79   
30sec (ad spot mix) - Classical, 20th Century
779076 0:30 Slow 79   
60sec (ad spot mix) - Classical, 20th Century
779074 1:00 Slow 79   


RIVER BLUE - (by Anthony Alleeson)  Year: 2016
Anthony Alleeson Dreamy soft music that flows with beautiful optimistic and romantic light themes. The music starts with a slower section followed by a faster central section like the feel of crashing river waters and then returns to the slower concluding section. MuAnsic perfect for use in corporate promotional mar, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
779038 3:12 Mixed   
Variation - Dramatic, Magical Music
779023 2:59 Mixed   


HOPE RETURNS - (by Anthony Alleeson)  Year: 2016
Anthony Alleeson Elegant graceful beautiful gentle light and optimistic music perfect for use in corporate promotional marketing or website, advertising, TV movie film retail leisure or phone on hold. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
779032 1:49 Slow 72   


ELGAR - LAND OF HOPE AND GLORY SHORT - (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
60sec - Classical, 20th Century
777653 1:05 Slow 76   


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   


MINIMALIST AGITATION - (by Jason Hogan)  Year: 2016
Jason Hogan Minimalist style piece with agitating rhythm (Fibonacci sequence) Relentless pulsing and sharp dissonance that works amazingly well for any dramatic situation. This track can stand alone with visuals or create tension under dialogue. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
777438 2:13 Fast 160   


PIANO MADNESS - (by Chameleon Music)  Year: 2010
Chameleon Music A wild, jumpy piano piece presenting different moods and styles. Perfect for modern, creative, experimental films. Works also in movies with themes like: Modern Classical, Art, Video Artist, Student, Slapstick, Cartoon, Funny, Laughing, Piano treatments, Composer, Musician. Instrumental, Dangerous, Mysterious Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
613151 3:06 Mixed   


IN CINEMATIC STYLE. PASTORAL FOR ORCHESTRA - (by Alexey Kaleynikov)  Year: 2016
Alexey Kaleynikov My full orchestra arrangement of pipe organ piece by Alfred Hollins (1865 — 1942) English organist, composer and teacher, who was noted as a recitalist in Scotland. Featured flute, harp, woodwinds, strings, horns. Tranquil and peaceful music typical of the nocturnes. Good for all media. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
776098 2:02 Med Slow 82   


STRING QUARTET WRAP UP - (by Per Boysen)  Year: 2016
Per Boysen String quartet delicately playing in a medium-sized party hall. Music for joyous people, broad smiles and raised wine glasses. In the middle of the piece, the tempo goes down for a second, then gaining new strength in the final part and conclusion. Works well for advertisement, info. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30 sec happy teaser) - Classical, 20th Century
775795 0:30 Medium 126   


IN CINEMATIC STYLE. PRAYER - (by Alexey Kaleynikov)  Year: 2016
Alexey Kaleynikov My full orchestra arrangement of pipe organ piece by Alfred Hollins (1865 — 1942) English organist, composer and teacher, who was noted as a recitalist in Scotland. Featured strings, organ, choir (mmmm). Tranquil and peaceful music typical of the nocturnes. Good for all media. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
772348 4:20 Very Slow 58   


RACHMANINOFF ETUDE TABLEAU. VARIATION ON THE THEME - (by Milana Zilnik)  Year: 2015
Milana Zilnik Improvisation on Rachmaninoff's "Etude-Tableau (op. 33, no. 8)" recorded on acoustic grand piano. Turbulent and dissonant, passionate and dynamic, surprising harmonies and striking arpeggios. Works as a soundtrack for dramatic movies and TV shows, history channels, ballet, theater. Instrumental, Dramatic, Dramatic Solo Piano, Sergei Rachmaninoff
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Improvisation on the theme) - Dramatic, Dramatic Solo Piano  
757821 3:41 Mixed 110   
Full Track (performed in original form) - Classical, 20th Century  
772250 3:30 Medium 120   


HOLST - THE PLANETS - JUPITER - (by Carles Piles)  Year: 1914
Carles Piles Fourth movement "Jupiter, the bringer of jollity" from the orchestral suite The Planets Op. 32 by the English composer Gustav Holst. The part at 3:00 in conjunction with a poem by Cecil Spring Rice became a British patriotic song "I Vow To Thee My Country". Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Gustav Holst
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
769758 8:03 Med Fast 133   


HOLST - THE PLANETS - MARS - (by Carles Piles)  Year: 1914
Carles Piles First movement "Mars, the bringer of War" from the orchestral suite The Planets Op. 32 by the English composer Gustav Holst. Its dark and strident character is ideal for epic, conflictive and military moments. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Gustav Holst
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
769699 7:20 Fast 160   


DVORAK - 9TH SYMPHONY- 1ST MOVEMENT - (by Carles Piles)  Year: 1893
Carles Piles First movement from the famous 9th Symphony Op.95 "From the New World" (Adagio - Allegro molto) in E minor by the Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. Strong heroic and magestic. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Antonin Dvorak
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
769697 9:25 Medium 120   


RAVEL - MOTHER GOOSE SUITE - THE FAIRY GARDEN - (by Carles Piles)  Year: 1910
Carles Piles The last movement "Le jardin féerique" from the suite "Ma mère l'oye" by the French impressionist composer Maurice Ravel in its orchestral version. Tender, magic and with optimistic grand finale. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century, Maurice Ravel
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
769403 4:12 Very Slow 38   


REGAL EXIT JH - (by Jason Hogan)  Year: 2015
Jason Hogan Regal and majestic, stately and ceremonious. A triumphant piece that sweeps you away with a sense of grandeur, elegance, power, and grace. Repeated in two cycles so the latter creates a flourish. This piece uses a lush and full orchestra to set the tone right! Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Classical, 20th Century
756628 0:53 Slow 65   
30sec A - Classical, 20th Century
756627 0:38 Slow 65   
30sec B - Classical, 20th Century
756629 0:34 Slow 65   
30sec C - Classical, Classical
756630 0:34 Slow 65   


QUIET DESPERATION JH - (by Jason Hogan)  Year: 2015
Jason Hogan Subtle tension and release... great for a segue, or for a scene that's transitioning and tense. Great for a pre-release moment of a diagnosis or other important information. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
756625 0:31 Slow 65   
30sec - Classical, 20th Century
756624 0:32 Slow 65   


A NEW DAY JH - (by Jason Hogan)  Year: 2015
Jason Hogan Elegant build up to a triumphant entrance! This 3/4 ballad features strings and french horns with a staccato driving rhythm in the bass. It finishes with woodwinds and an open ended cadence to lead into a variety of situations. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
756612 1:42 Fast 160   
Variation A - Classical, 20th Century
756611 0:45 Fast 160   
Variation B - Classical, 20th Century
756613 0:52 Fast 160   


SOVIET ERA: DOCTOR "I'BOLIT". - (by Alexey Kaleynikov)  Year: 2015
Alexey Kaleynikov My string orchestra arrangement of SEVASTIANOV's piano piece "DOCTOR IBOLIT". Instrumental, Classical, Instrumental, Dramatic, Romantic Music, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Classical, 20th Century
754649 1:51 Med Fast 130   


ELISA - (by Agostino Silvestri)  Year: 2015
Agostino Silvestri A romantic and melancholic piano piece, that is perfect for dramatic or romantic scenes, as well as children based film scenes. This piece will cradle you with its many modulations. Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Romantic piano piece.) - Classical, 20th Century
748733 2:14 Slow 70   


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