Royalty Free Dramatic Music
These are dramatic background music tracks written specifically for any type of scene with tense or suspenseful setting.
Royalty free dramatic music moments between participants in these tense and dramatic situations.
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- 20's / 30's / 40's / Cabaret
- 50's / 60's / 70's / Retro
- Acoustic Guitar
- Action / Thriller
- Ambient Chill
- Americana / Blues
- Big Beat / Techno
- Bossa / Brazilian
- Christmas / Holiday
- Comedy / Fun / Kids
- Corporate / Positive
- Country Music
- Dance / House / Club
- Drama / Tension
- Dramedy / Lifestyle
- Dubstep / DnB / Uptempo
- Electro / Breakbeat
- Fantasy / Mystery
- Film Music / Trailer Music
- Funky / Groovy
- Hard Rock / Heavy Metal
- Hip Hop / Trip Hop
- Horror / Suspense
- India / Bollywood
- Indie Rock / Punk / Surf
- Irish / Celtic
- Island / Tropical
- Jazz / Modern
- Jazz / Traditional
- Laid Back / Downtempo
- Latin / Salsa
- Logos / Stingers
- Middle East / Africa
- Music Loops
- New Age / Meditation
- News / Technology
- Orchestral Music
- Orient / Asia
- Percussion / Drums
- Piano Music
- Pop Music / Uplifting
- Progressive Rock
- Reggae / Ska
- RnB / Urban
- Romantic / Sentimental
- Sci-fi Music
- Travel / Documentary
- Unique / Different Music
- Violin / Fiddle
- Vocal Music w/lyrics
- World - Europe
Track with lots of tension. Features piano, vibes and other instruments.
composer: Giannis | duration: 110 seconds
Quirky and hypnotic retro classical piece, with a heavy influence from Italian traditional music and Baltic/Gypsy music as well.
With a somewhat funny and unusual mystery aura, investigative and foggy.
A repetitive cello pizzicato progression is surrounded by a series of dreamy chromatic melodies on mandolin, clarinet, flute, celesta, glockenspiel, basson, harmonium and violin.
This piece could easily fit a Frederico Fellini's surreal scene.
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composer: Felipe Adorno | duration: 160 seconds
Heroic epos. Starts very dramatic and mysterious with lots of bass and then Horns play the main theme, moving to a climax. Than, dramatic atmosphere returns. Great as a soundtrack for film, trailer or credits run, intro. Also fits any war, fantasy video game.
composer: Sergei Stern | duration: 138 seconds
Poignant, gentle guitar over deep strings and ethnic drums resolve to quiet accomplishment.
composer: Brilliant Music | duration: 45 seconds
composer: Yuri Sazonoff | duration: 217 seconds
Perfect CSI fodder. Cool hip hop groove, Seriously nasty sound design, raw authentic moog and oberheim analog lines and stuttered guitars. Antagonistic and thought provoking from top to tail!
composer: Dave Klotz | duration: 177 seconds
The storm clouds quickly gather over you, The wind picks up and begins hurling needle sharp rain drops in your face as you stand baffled by the spectacle ---Absence darkness, dimness, murkiness, obscurity pitch-dark black foreboding depressing: black, bleak dreamy dark , afraid, aghast,apprehensive, bugged, careful, choked, clutched, concerned, disquieted, distressed, disturbed,disturbing dreading, fearful, fidgety, ,searching apprehensive careful tension crime cheating waiting looking lie future past loss experimenting , Ibuilding opening closing glass Philip
composer: Ilya Kaplan | duration: 113 seconds
A mysterious, atmospheric cue with ambient synthetics, sparse distant percussion, etc. Somewhat tribal, making it suitable for topics involving ancient, historical, or cultural mysteries.
composer: EH Music | duration: 95 seconds
Spacious marimba, strings and solo clarinet take us by the hand and lead us through to a flamboyant spanish guitar. The guitar forms an easy groove which meets up with the clarinet, before launching itself even higher with drums and percussion to a sensual climax. Perfect for dramas, documentaries, or any project needing an emotional, expressive touch with just a twist of cool to it.
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composer: Barry Ryerson | duration: 217 seconds
Somewhat dark and intriguing, this short, perfectly looped piece can be a great tension-filled, action, background scene track or ringtone,
composer: Ray Egan | duration: 30 seconds
A thriller score for movie and films, created for a modern thriller. quietly, strong theme, ominous, csi thriller, a exciting atmo with fx-sounds, inspired by the music in films like 'The Interpreter' and TV series like '24', Tempo: 111 bpm
composer: Peter Schreiber | duration: 250 seconds
composer: Denis Gorodetskiy | duration: 216 seconds