Classical & New Age Background Music

classical background musicThis page features original compositions that are as well as our own performances of classical music tracks that are in the public domain (as their copyrights have expired) You may use these for free as background music for non-commercial videos and other non-commercial multimedia-projects; simply add the appropriate credit as shown under each video.
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If you are having downloading problems, please refer to this page for possible solutions: Downloading Problems (Free Background Music Series).

Public Domain Works

These are original performances of public domain works. The compositions are in the public domain, but the copyright of the recordings of the performances belong to us. It is quite common to get false Content ID matches and copyright claims when using public domain compositions. This is because two performances of the same composition may sound quite similar. If you should get a Content ID match using the information below the the video.

I Vow to Thee, My Country
(2:12, Background Music 34)

Download WAV: I Vow to Thee, My Country (WAV)
Download MP3: I Vow to Thee, My County (MP3)
Credits:
Piano arrangement and performance by Kate Kwok (2015)
Song composed by Gustav Holst and Sir Cecil Spring Rice (1921)
Dispute information:

The composition for the song being claimed (I Vow to Thee My Country) is in the public domain in all countries. It was composed by Gustav Holst and Sir Cecil Spring Rice in 1921. The recording is an original recording performed by Kate Kwok, who is playing her own arrangement of the song. It is produced by longzijun. The recording is available for use for free for non-commercial purposes and in monetized YouTube videos that are otherwise non-commercial in nature as long as the music is properly credited, which I have done in the video description. The permission is given on the video page for the song (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ac2IiRNEr14), on the producer’s website (http://wp.me/pury4-IK) and on this ToS page (https://longzijun.wordpress.com/music/free-background-music-series-terms-of-use/).

 

 
Rachmaninoff Prelude in E-flat Major, Op. 23, No. 6
(Background Music 21, 2:57)

Download mp3: www.box.com/s/91tekkreelclol0fvan4
Download wav: www.box.com/s/30rxolp1xirsnxzb4b6q
Credits
Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff (Date of Composition: 1901-1903)
Performed by: Tong Chi-ling 2012
Dispute information:

The composition and arrangement for the song being claimed (>Rachmaninoff Prelude in E-flat Major, Op. 23, No. 6) are in the public domain. It was composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff between 1901 and 1903. The recording is an original recording performed by Tong Chi-long. It is produced by longzijun. The recording is available for use for free for non-commercial purposes and in monetized YouTube videos (that are otherwise non-commercial in nature) as long as the music is properly credited, which I have done in the video description. The permission is given on the video page for the song (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ac2IiRNEr14), on the website Longzijun (http://wp.me/pury4-IK) and on this ToS page (https://longzijun.wordpress.com/music/free-background-music-series-terms-of-use/).

 

Original Compositions

Echoes & Fragments
Background Music 30: 3:00 (minimalist, piano)

Download MP3: Echoes & Fragments
Credits: Music by longzijun

 

The Mercury Tale: Music by Jessica Yip
Short Instrumental Track 15: 53 seconds (piano)

Download MP3: The Mercury Tale
Download WAV (for higher quality): The Mercury Tale by Jessica Yip
Credits: The Mercury Tale: Music by Jessica Yip (2015)

 

Broken
Background Music 35: 3:17 (piano, minimalist)

The download links for the music files (MP3 versions and WAV files) are at the bottom of the YouTube video description (either play the embedded video and click on the YouTube icon to open the YouTube video page or click on this link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVQBFlHvI_s).
Credits: Music by longzijun

 

Memoryne
Background Music 25: 2:30 (piano)

Download MP3: Memoryne
Credits: Music by longzijun (2013)

 

Love & Time
Short Instrumental Track 4: 25 seconds (piano and synth strings)

Download MP3: Love & Time
Credits” Music by longzijun

 

Short Instrumental Theme 6
Short Instrumental Track 6: 19-21 seconds (synth and horns)

Download MP3 Version: Short Instrumental Theme 06
Download WAV Version: Short Instrumental Theme 06
Credits” Music by longzijun

 

Orchestral Sunset (Brief Intro)
Short Instrumental Track 8: 13 seconds (orchestral)
There is an alternative version with no drums in case you find this one too brash.

 
Version 2 (Without Drums)


Download MP3: Orchestral Sunset
Download MP3: Orchestral Sunset Version 2 (No Drums)
Credits: Music by longzijun
 


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