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Production music of sadness and despair, sorrowful tragedy or defeat. This music evokes feelings of sadness, sorrow, depression, unhappiness or somber, gloomy, shattered, depressed or otherwise pitiable emotions.


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IN SEARCH OF THE GREAT WHITE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Haunting epic dramatic atmospheric film theme, for major Hollywood productions, perfect for scenes of intense sadness, longing and somber emotion. Features great strings and orchestral instrumentation, by Clive Lukover, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
407974 2:40 Med Slow 85   
Variation (Undersc. No Tension) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
407975 1:30 Med Slow 85   
Stinger - Dramatic, Sad Music  
407977 0:14 Med Slow 85   
Variation (Underscore Edit) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
407976 1:33 Med Slow 85   


FAREWELL - FULL - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Poignant, calm and beautiful piano theme with elements of strings and soft guitar. Fragile and cinematic, laced with melancholy. Love scenes of devotion and sweet tenderness, soft kisses, sincere and simple smiles. Minimalist production, easy and calm. by Christoffer Sandberg, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440630 2:21 Med Fast 132   
Variation (Solo Piano) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440631 2:21 Very Slow   


THINKING AHEAD MAIN 60 - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Melancholy and extremely graceful track with gorgeous layers of strings and a solid rhythm. Hints at Longing and love lost. by Anthony James and Yiorgos Bellapaisiotis, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (60 secs) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440691 1:05 Medium 120   
30sec A (No Drums 30 secs) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440692 0:32 Medium 118   
30sec B (No Stings 30 secs) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440693 0:34 Medium 120   
30sec C (30 secs) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440690 0:32 Medium 118   


IN THE HEAT - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2013
Music Candy Deep cello melody speaks of sorrow, deep emotions, passions and pathos! The abstract vocals add a touch of disturbing drama! Historical scenes, poignant moments of introspective nature! Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
589425 2:05 Very Slow   


SENTIMENT - FULL - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Poignant, chantlike and hugely emotive piano theme with elements of strings. Sad, haunting and dramatic. Masterful and serene piano playing encompassing miminal, sparse production that nevertheless speaks volumes, transforming your audience to a far recess of their minds. by Christoffer Sandberg, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440625 1:42 Very Slow   
Variation (Solo Piano) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440626 1:42 Very Slow   


BELLS IN C MINOR - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Dreamy and relaxing, flowing bells surrounded by light electronic synth pads create a pleasing, light, yet quirky effect. New age electronica - nature scapes, light character moments. Dark synth bell chimes, morose and tranquil, serene and sublime. By Anthony James, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Dramatic, Sad Music  
407417 0:27 Slow   


LAMENT - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2013
Music Candy Funereal, sombre and moving cello track moves you right into solemn, painful situations. Farewell for a hero, a king, a great saint! Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
589422 2:21 Very Slow   


REGRET - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy A sombre piece of remorse, anguish and resignation. Beautifully constructed melancholic piece perfect for getting a heartfelt message across. Classical, Solo Piano, by Mark Choi, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
467823 2:13 Very Slow 45   


A MOMENT IN TIME - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2013
Music Candy Poignant moment of understanding, realization, meeting, grief, inner torment, pain and anguish, beautifully evoked by this cello and string combination. The light notes on the keys in the end add a contrasting colour! Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
589421 1:59 Very Slow   


OMINOUS SOUNDTRACK - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Dramatic Bed, dark flowing synth pads, dreamy with tension, good for soundscapes and beds. Set a wistful yet somewhat ethereal mood with this track. By Anthony James, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Dramatic, Sad Music  
407338 1:05 Slow   


TAIJITO - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2013
Music Candy The mysterious Oriental hint in this yin-yang combination of indigenous bowed strings and the cello is beautifully evocative, covering a range of emotions, from love, to passion, to pain, loss, longing, delicate or intimate encounters, anguished or balanced relationships, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
589420 2:00 Very Slow   


RESPITE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2013
Music Candy Washed ashore the beach of respite by a storm of strong, sweeping emotions, overwrought with no energy left for anymore feelings, lost, lonely and bereft. Beautiful cello melody built on sublime strings! Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
589416 2:11 Very Slow   


THOUSAND OAKS - FULL - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Dreamlike, ambient and delicate piano theme with soft pad. Serene, yet decisive and longing. Like a lazy summer day driving through The Redwoods, the quiet whisper of wheels interrupted ocassionally by the slightest wisp of wind, sun peeking through tall trees. by Christoffer Sandberg, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440632 2:02 Very Slow   
Variation (Solo Piano) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440633 2:01 Medium 116   


MISTY BARROW - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Somber, Tender & beautiful orchestral piece. Extremely poignant and sentimental. Beautifully composed and executed. Perfect for film, TV Drama and Promos. Clive Lukover, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
408261 1:43 Slow   
Variation (Underscore) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
408262 1:43 Slow   


BOOST - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Exciting Atmospheric Ambient Track, Yiorgos Bellapaisiotis, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
408032 2:12 Med Slow 99   
Variation (Underscore) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
408033 3:20 Med Fast 133   


CLIMACTERIC - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Entrancing Ambient Track, Anthony James, Yiorgos Bellapaisiotis, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
408111 3:16 Med Fast 133   


MEMORIES - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2014
Music Candy Melodic, nostalgic & bittersweet tune like an old adventure finally has a happy ending. Family reunions, looking back, point of no return, hands reaching out, tears surreptitiously wiped! Poignant moments in Film/ TV. Achingly beautuful cello says it all. Keys & Quirks, by Tania Giannouli. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
670920 2:09 Med Slow 104   
60sec (60 secs 1) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
670921 1:01 Med Slow 104   
Variation (60 secs 2) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
670922 1:08 Med Slow 104   
60sec (60 secs 3) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
670923 1:01 Med Slow 104   
30sec (30 secs) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
670924 0:33 Med Slow 104   


THE KISS AND THE POISONED CHALICE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Hauntingly beautiful epic dramatic atmospheric film theme, for major Hollywood productions, perfect for scenes of sadness, longing and somber emotion. Features great strings and orchestral instrumentation. Clive Lukover, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
407991 2:08 Slow 68   
Variation (Underscore no piano) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
407992 2:09 Slow 68   


FOR THEODOR AND HANNA - FULL - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Pensvie, warm and beautiful piano theme with gorgeous layers of strings. Tender, sad and warm. Very slow, deeply emotional, thought provoking. A track that when used on the screen will tug at the heartstrings of your audience and trigger reactions within their memories. by Christoffer Sandberg, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440619 1:54 Medium 119   
Variation (Solo Piano) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440620 1:54 Medium 119   


DIRGE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy A solemn and grief-stricken lament, with elements of anger and a sense of injustice. Although heartbreaking it is incredibly beautiful. Simple and yet so touching. Classical, Solo Piano, by Mark Choi, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
467816 2:34 Med Slow 99   


CALL OF THE WILD - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2013
Music Candy Stark cello with an weird story to tell. Good for unnerving, troubling, disturbing emotional moments which are slightly sinister, maybe a troubled vampire? ! Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
592694 2:25 Very Slow   


DARK PROCESSION - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2013
Music Candy Sombre funereal overtones to give you the chills as you take in the tense scene, and anticipate trouble round that corner or have to face unhappy moments. Emotion mounts as feelings are stirred, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
591442 1:42 Slow 62   
60sec - Dangerous, Dark Music  
589463 1:01 Slow 62   
30sec - Dangerous, Dark Music  
589464 0:31 Slow 62   
Stinger - Dangerous, Dark Music  
589465 0:14 Slow 62   
Bumper - Dangerous, Dark Music  
589466 0:09 Slow 62   


EERIE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Ghostly, bleak and haunting, with a supernatural feel of the underworld. Melancholy, lonely and longing, exquisitely played. Classical, Solo Piano, Film, Piano Forte, by Mark Choi, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
467825 2:12 Slow 65   


GREGORIAN ATMOS (CHANTS & BELLS) - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Dramatic somber strings and Gregorian male choir set a dreary sorrowful mood, perfect for film and TV scenes of serious despair, sadness, loss or defeat. By Anthony James, Instrumental, Spiritual, Gregorian Chants
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed (W/ chants & bells) - Spiritual, Gregorian Chants  
407356 0:47 Slow   
Bed (No vocals or bells) - Dramatic, Sad Music  
407357 0:47 Slow   


EMILY'S WAKE - (by Entropik)  Year: 2007
Entropik Five cellos play together in a beautiful ensemble full of sadness, regret and loss with hints of hope - perhaps a memory of happier times. Inspired by Barber's Adagio for Strings used in the seminal war film, Platoon. Aftermath of disaster. Scenes of the battle after the fighting has stopped. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music
409404 4:47 Very Slow 50   
60sec A (Variation 4) - Dramatic, Ethereal Music
405278 1:00 Slow   
60sec B (variation 2) - Dramatic, Sad Music
405276 1:00 Slow   
30sec (30 second version) - Dramatic, Sad Music
405281 0:30 Slow   
60sec A (Variation 3) - Dramatic, Magical Music
405277 0:59 Slow   
60sec B (Variation 1) - Horror, Horror Contemplative
405275 0:59 Slow   


SAD AND OMINOUS CELLO - (by Entropik)  Year: 2009
Entropik Intensely sad, tragic and mournful piece. Beautifully played cello backed by a bed of electronica and funeral drums. Great underscore with a variety of uses from sci-fi to drama. End of the world, apocalyptic disaster film. Aftermath of destruction, pain and suffering. Holacaust. Famine. Instrumental, Horror, Funeral & Death
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Horror, Funeral & Death
367053 1:22 Slow 60   
30sec - Dangerous, Dark Music
406144 0:30 Slow   
60sec - Dramatic, Sad Music
406145 1:00 Slow   


THE ONE (WP) 01 MT - (by William Pearson)  Year: 2011
William Pearson Dramatic, sweeping, flowing ambient filmscore threaded by french horns & punctuated by bass drums. Swirling hope against coming trial. Dramatic epic moments. Cinematic, spacious, historical, thoughtful, mysterious. Has otherworldly sense. Powerfully depicts: world hunger, famine, sorrow, longing, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music
483775 1:37 Medium 120   
Variation A - Dramatic, Sad Music
483764 1:37 Medium 120   
Variation B - Dramatic, Sad Music
483765 1:37 Medium 120   


INTIMIDATION - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2013
Music Candy Consistent tension with the deep piano notes built on sorrow filled cello melody will work well with tense emotional situations, blackmail, pressure building scenes, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
589424 1:52 Slow 75   


ABSENT - (by Daniel Cullen)  Year: 2011
Daniel Cullen Slow, lush, sad strings play movingly and sorrowfully. Beautiful and restrained this piece would be perfect for drama and films involving the loss of a loved one, either by death, enforced separation or romantic break-up. Tragic romance like Titanic or Romeo and Juliet. Despairing sadness and grief. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music
456677 2:35 Slow 60   


THE END SCENE - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Eerie yet sentimental & emotive orchestral cue. Haunting instrumentation with smooth yet disturbing choir vocals. Perfect for Film, TV & Commercials. Matthew Moore, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Dramatic, Sad Music  
408182 0:36 Very Fast 175   


WHEN ANGELS CRY (WP) 01 MT - (by William Pearson)  Year: 2011
William Pearson Beautiful and sad melody with Irish/Celtic feel. Begins with simple piano melody then is accentuated by strings, harp, nylon string guitar. Soft French horn at end. For tender talking, showing affection to loved one, driving away from family, reflecting on family photos, children. See Variations. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music
488007 2:50 Slow 69   
30sec - Dramatic, Sad Music
488006 0:30 Slow 69   
Bumper A - Dramatic, Sad Music
488000 0:11 Slow 69   
Bumper B - Dramatic, Sad Music
488008 0:18 Slow 69   
Variation A - Dramatic, Sad Music
487997 2:46 Slow 69   
Variation B - Dramatic, Sad Music
487998 2:46 Slow 69   
Bumper - Dramatic, Sad Music
488001 0:10 Slow 69   
60sec - Dramatic, Sad Music
487999 1:00 Slow 69   


FUNEREAL AND MOURNFUL CELLO - (by Entropik)  Year: 2009
Entropik Solemn and tragic cello over a bed of funereal drums, synths and strings. Perfect for any dark, depressing scenes. Despair after a terrible tragedy. Aftermath of a disaster like floods or famine. Would be useful in sad charity adverts. Pain and suffering after loss of loved one. Goodbye forever. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music
409500 2:03 Very Slow 50   
60sec - Dramatic, Sad Music
405808 1:00 Slow   


FADING AWAY - (by SMM Productions)  Year: 2007
SMM Productions Quiet and touching theme for haunting choir, emotional solo violin and piano. Delecate and personal. It projects a feeling of reflection, grief and sorrow. Suitable for background and under dialog. Available in various versions/edits. It feels special and dear. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music
267116 2:24 Slow 65   
Variation (choir/piano version) - Dramatic, Sad Music
288334 2:24 Slow 65   
60sec - Dramatic, Sad Music
288331 1:03 Slow 65   
30sec - Dramatic, Sad Music
288332 0:32 Slow 65   
Variation A (choir/violin version) - Dramatic, Sad Music
288333 2:24 Slow 65   
Variation B (piano solo) - Dramatic, Sad Music
288335 2:24 Slow 65   


THE CATACOMBS - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2011
Michael Keck This dark haunting score is great for mystery, drama with spine-chilling ominous background features solo violin, marching snare with Tyco hits and ascending chanting chorus that completes this thrilling track for a TV/Film trailer or Game Audio. Mysterious & intriguing dramatic action film score, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
467473 1:09 Med Slow 94   
Variation - Dramatic, Sad Music  
467474 0:35 Very Fast 188   


DESTINY - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Beautiful, emotive and elegant piano theme. Minimalism, elegance and affection of the highest quality. Deep love and devotion, tender kisses, afternoon walks hand in hand, the feeling the world is made up of only two people. Tempo picks up slightly less than a minute in. by Christoffer Sandberg, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music  
440618 1:51 Very Slow   


ATONEMENT (WP) 01 MT - (by William Pearson)  Year: 2011
William Pearson Sorrowful and soothing orchestra. Strings swell and recede intertwining with piano creating passionate melody. Emotional, hopeful, tragic. Variations: Alt1 strings/wdwinds only; Alt2 Strings thinner; Alt3 Piano&Wdwind mix w/Hi strings-warm mix. Historical, political, romantic, sorrowful, pensive, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music
485960 1:35 Very Slow 48   
Variation A - Dramatic, Sad Music
485949 1:36 Very Slow 48   
Variation B - Dramatic, Sad Music
485950 1:35 Very Slow 48   
Variation C - Dramatic, Sad Music
485948 1:36 Very Slow 48   


DARK HISTORY - MEDIEVAL UNDERSCORE - (by Ian Hubball)  Year: 2014
Ian Hubball Ominous, deep voice chants interlaced with haunting hurdy gurdy strings, deep drums make a perfect ancient historic underscore for documentary, drama and historic projects. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music
696509 1:30 Med Slow 80   


GOTHIC LIGHT - (by Michael Keck)  Year: 2009
Michael Keck The Beautiful haunting sound of a powerful chorus of women chanting a powerful ritual inviting you to join in celebration. Evocative of World adventure, travel, and beyond. Also perfect for Science and space TV and Film projects. Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Dramatic, Sad Music  
492992 1:01 Med Slow 91   


IN MEMORIAM - (by Entropik)  Year: 2008
Entropik Hair raising and spine tingling, mournful and beautifully played cello in the style of a lament with sound score background. Unsettling and evocative the main mood is melancholy. Works in scenes of grief and sadness. Worry during the night. Sad times coming. Last night before disaster. Scared, Instrumental, Dramatic, Sad Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Sad Music
318339 2:40 Slow 60   
Variation (with beats) - Dramatic, Electronic Music
405925 2:41 Med Fast 133   
30sec A (with beats) - Dramatic, Ethereal Music
405923 0:30 Med Fast 134   
30sec B - Dramatic, Sad Music
405921 0:30 Med Slow   
60sec A - Horror, Horror Contemplative
405922 1:00 Med Slow   
60sec B (with beats) - Science Fiction, Ambient Soundscape
405924 1:00 Med Fast 135   



KEYWORDS: tragedy, mourning, sadness, bitter, bittersweet, painful, somber, solemn
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