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Composer Simon Wilkinson provides atmospheric production music for documentaries, film, TV, trailers and YouTube videos.

From dark atmospheric ambient space soundscapes to dramatic orchestral action music for TV professionals, students and film and video producers.
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Atmospheric production music to license as background music for your documentaries, films & Youtube videos from composer Simon Wilkinson. Choose from royalty free music collections for repeated use in multiple videos or license individual music tracks for one-time use. Start browsing the music below or select a specific category on the right. Click each track title for full details and to see other similar tracks. See licensing info and FAQs for full details on licensing. New tracks are being constantly added - sign up to the newsletter for news and exclusive subscriber discounts. Feel free to contact me with any questions or comments about my music.

Total running time: 48:33 (13 tracks)
Tempo: Various

Volume 5 of my royalty free music collections for  documentary and film makers focuses purely on atmospheric and cinematic piano music soundtracks.

Following on from the previous royalty free music, this collection features 13 more instrumental piano tracks (over 48 minutes in total) all pre-licensed and ready to use in your productions.

Dark, dramatic and atmospheric piano music specially composed for use in films, documentaries, YouTube videos, trailers, video games, TV and media productions from film and documentary media composer Simon Wilkinson.

Listen to full length previews of all the tracks in the music player or watch the promo video below.

The music styles range from gentle and sparse Thomas Newman American Beauty-style chords and soundscapes to dark and sinister soundtracks for thrillers and dramas. Emotional and melancholy melodies and lots of tranquil, serene and atmospheric piano backgrounds for serious documentaries and personal human interest films.

Filmic library music that’s also ideal for dramas, thrillers, student films, promotional films, art films, documentaries, mobile and video games, art and photography gallery slideshows and montages or any film visuals that require a dark, serious, suspenseful or melancholic and atmospheric feeling. Similar to minimalist pianists such as Harold Budd, Erik Satie, Philip Glass, Yann Tiersen and Ludovico Einaudi.

Atmospheric Royalty Free Piano Music For Documentary & Film Vol.5

This album includes the 13 full tracks (over 48 minutes of music in total) plus a royalty free license which lets you use the music in unlimited films, documentaries and video games etc.

Whether it’s for TV broadcast, full length feature films, student shorts, trailers, festival entries, personal websites, YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook etc. (and up to 1,000 physical copies for retail DVD, Blu Ray, cartridge sales etc.) – click here for full license details.

The ideal audio resource to add to all documentary and filmmakers’ music libraries for when you’re looking for just the right atmospheric or dramatic background music cue to complete your scene.

The album containing the 13 full tracks will be automatically available to download after purchase. You can select from mp3 or wav from the dropdown option below and if you’re buying from a country outside of the UK, Paypal will automatically convert the amount from your currency to British Pounds so you can buy from anywhere in the world.

Tracklisting: A Kind Of Distance (2:50) | Migration (3:18) | Frozen Dreams (2:59) | The Falling Snow (4:20) | Butterflies (4:00) | Ghost Ship (6:03) | Coup D’Etat (2:57) | Cold Bones (5:13) | Rendezvous (3:06) | Midnight Air (3:53) | Heliotrope (3:57) | First Light (3:37) | Memories Of Home (2:18)

Music & royalty free license included in the price

Great value – most royalty free music companies would charge you the same price for just one stock music track. Get all the 13 tracks (49 minutes) including the full license to use this music in an unlimited number of your films and projects from a dedicated film composer for one low cost payment. Simply choose between wav or mp3 format below and you can start using the music today.

Buy Royalty Free Collection Vol 5
Note: if buying a license this is just the pdf license file so please ensure you also add the mp3 to your cart (e.g. £0.99 + £29.99) as the license does not include the music mp3 (this only applies to single tracks and not the Royalty Free collections which include both the music and the license).

Track length: 8:33
Tempo: 69 bpm

Slow atmospheric orchestral strings gently build and drop over 8 and a half minutes, increasing in drama and feeling by adding piano, bass, French horns and muted trumpets, plucked harp, percussion, timpani and gentle but deep taiko drums.

Slow moving, atmospheric, uplifting yet slightly mournful instrumental film score style music with an epic feel that ebbs and flows with an evocative air of grace, beauty and melancholy. Ideal instrumental background soundtrack music for time lapse films, documentaries, photography slideshows, art films, title sequences, credits, trailers and Youtube videos needing an inspirational and personal music soundtrack with a human feel.

Please note: A license must be bought before the music is used in any video or production (even not for profit, Youtube etc.) Any unlicensed use is an infringement of copyright and will be legally pursued. Buy the mp3 or instantly license this music track for immediate use in your film, trailer, documentary or video production by selecting the relevant options below. Read about licensing details here.

The mp3 track is also available from these websites but if you want to use the music in your video you’ll need a license which is only available here at thebluemask.com (see menu below for license options):

Also available from amazon.comAlso available on Google Play MusicAlso available on iTunesAlso available on Spotify

Buy Shadowland
Note: if buying a license this is just the pdf license file so please ensure you also add the mp3 to your cart (e.g. £0.99 + £29.99) as the license does not include the music mp3 (this only applies to single tracks and not the Royalty Free collections which include both the music and the license).

Track length: 10:07
Tempo: n/a (slow)

Ambient space music with an atmospheric sci-fi feel based on themes of universal origins, outer space voyages and epic interstellar journeys.

Suitable as atmospheric background music for space documentaries, astronomy time lapse videos and sci-fi feature film soundtracks or any films or videos with a science fiction or otherworldly outer space theme.

Longform instrumental ambient music that conjures up images of star births, galaxy formations, deep space travel, the big bang and the origins of the universe. As well as being available to license for use in your documentaries, videos and film soundtracks, this long evolving piece of music is the perfect soundtrack to imaginary dark and mysterious sci-fi landscapes and galaxies.

Atmospheric ambient Space Music: Birth Of A Distant Star by Simon Wilkinson

Full of evocative and harmonically rich textures, floating synth pads and hypnotic organic ambience.

Or if you’re just a fan of atmospheric ambient drone music, it also makes an ideal soundtrack for meditation, study, relaxation, yoga or as unobtrusive background music for creative pursuits like writing, programming, painting, online space games etc.

Watch the promotional video on the right for an idea of how the music can enhance your videos and documentaries.

Please note: A license must be bought before the music is used in any video or production (even not for profit, Youtube etc.) Any unlicensed use is an infringement of copyright and will be legally pursued. Buy the mp3 or instantly license this music track for immediate use in your film, trailer, documentary or video production by selecting the relevant options below. Read about licensing details here.

The mp3 track is also available from these websites but if you want to use the music in your video you’ll need a license which is only available here at thebluemask.com (see menu below for license options):

Also available from amazon.comAlso available on Google Play MusicAlso available on iTunesAlso available on Spotify

Buy Birth Of A Distant Star
Note: if buying a license this is just the pdf license file so please ensure you also add the mp3 to your cart (e.g. £0.99 + £29.99) as the license does not include the music mp3 (this only applies to single tracks and not the Royalty Free collections which include both the music and the license).

Track length: 3:23
Tempo: 75 bpm

Quietly epic instrumental music featuring slow and pensive orchestral strings with haunting and atmospheric ethnic duduk woodwinds.

The music slowly builds in intensity and atmosphere to introduce muted but dramatic deep timpani and taiko drums, sparse piano chords, plucked harp and mournful French horns.

Mournful, mysterious and haunting atmospheric instrumental film score style music that moves through subtle chord changes, with an air of awe, grace, beauty and melancholy. Would make ideal music for astronomy videos, trailers, titles and intro sequences needing a feel of epic majesty and serene beauty.

Plains Milky Way

As heard in the soundtrack to the stunning Dakotalapse time lapse video Plains Milky Way by astro photographer and filmmaker Randy Halverson (see the video on the right).

Please note: A license must be bought before the music is used in any video or production (even not for profit, Youtube etc.) Any unlicensed use is an infringement of copyright and will be legally pursued. Buy the mp3 or instantly license this music track for immediate use in your film, trailer, documentary or video production by selecting the relevant options below. Read about licensing details here.

The mp3 track is also available from these websites but if you want to use the music in your video you’ll need a license which is only available here at thebluemask.com (see menu below for license options):

Also available from amazon.comAlso available on Google Play MusicAlso available on Spotify

Buy Exodus
Note: if buying a license this is just the pdf license file so please ensure you also add the mp3 to your cart (e.g. £0.99 + £29.99) as the license does not include the music mp3 (this only applies to single tracks and not the Royalty Free collections which include both the music and the license).

Track length: 3:42
Tempo
: 60 bpm

Slow and atmospheric instrumental music track with warm organic washes of ambient background sound, sparse but deep bass, gentle melodic percussive beats and lush Blade Runner style synths.

A hypnotic, atmospheric and dreamlike musical sci-fi soundscape that would make ideal instrumental underscore for night time city film scenes, documentaries and downtempo film soundtrack music, background music for photography slideshows or just as calming background music to listen to when working or studying.

Dark ambient atmospheric instrumental music: Neon City by documentary film composer Simon Wilkinson

Watch the promo video on the right against stunning atmospheric photography of atmospheric city skylines and night time imagery of urban scenes.

Instrumental music with electronic drone and synth elements, similar in style to contemporary electronic artists like Cliff Martinez.

Please note: A license must be bought before the music is used in any video or production (even not for profit, Youtube etc.) Any unlicensed use is an infringement of copyright and will be legally pursued. Buy the mp3 or instantly license this music track for immediate use in your film, trailer, documentary or video production by selecting the relevant options below. Read about licensing details here.

The mp3 track is also available from these websites but if you want to use the music in your video you’ll need a license which is only available here at thebluemask.com (see menu below for license options):

Also available from amazon.comAlso available on Google Play MusicAlso available on iTunesAlso available on Spotify

Buy Neon City
Note: if buying a license this is just the pdf license file so please ensure you also add the mp3 to your cart (e.g. £0.99 + £29.99) as the license does not include the music mp3 (this only applies to single tracks and not the Royalty Free collections which include both the music and the license).

Total running time: 45:32 (15 tracks)
Tempo: Various

Cinematic royalty free piano music, atmospheric background music beds and and dark soundscapes perfect for documentaries, films, trailers and YouTube videos.

15 individual tracks (over 45 minutes in total) of dark, dramatic and atmospheric solo piano music and ambient soundscapes specially composed for use in film, documentaries, TV media productions and video games from film and documentary composer Simon Wilkinson. You can listen to full previews of all the tracks in the player or see the promo video below.

My royalty free music collections are bought as a one-time payment that lets you keep using the music in all your videos and films without needing to pay recurring license fees (or ‘royalties’) each time you want to release a new film or project using the music. Read more about licensing info here or check the FAQs. If you have any questions feel free to contact me.

From gentle sparse piano music similar to Erik Satie or Thomas Newman (e.g. American Beauty) to dark evolving atmospheric ambient soundscapes and hypnotising background atmospheres; filmic music that’s ideal for dramas, thrillers, promotional films, video games, art films, student films, documentaries or any film visuals that require a dark, serious, suspenseful or melancholic and atmospheric feel.

Royalty Free Music for Documentary & Film | Piano & Dark Atmospheric Soundscapes

This album includes a royalty free license which allows you to use the music in an unlimited number of films, documentaries, YouTube videos, trailers and video games.

Whether it’s for TV broadcast, student and feature films, trailers, personal websites, mobile and video games, YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Myspace etc. (and up to 1,000 physical copies for retail DVD, Blu Ray, cartridge sales etc.) – click here for full license details.

The ideal audio resource to add to all documentary and filmmakers’ libraries for when you’re looking for the right atmospheric or dramatic music cue to complete your scene. See the promo video clip above to hear extracts from the collection against atmospheric visuals.

The album contains the 15 full tracks (45 minutes) which will be automatically available to download after purchase. You can select from mp3 or wav from the dropdown option below and if you’re buying from a country outside of the UK, Paypal will automatically convert the amount from your currency to British Pounds so you can buy from anywhere in the world.

Tracklisting: Without A Trace (3:39) | The Waiting (2:19) | Solace (2:25) | Resolution (1:42) | Byzantine (2:55) | Dignity (5:49) | Leave Home (2:23) | The Mist (6:23) | Shadow Watch (1:18) | Hollow Earth (8:09) | Mirage (0:59) | Abandoned Tunnel (1:40) | Ayahuasca (3:11) | Sunspots (1:17) | Perfect Fragments (1:17)

Royalty free license and music included in priceGreat value – most royalty free music companies would charge you the same price for just one stock music track. Get all the 15 tracks (45 minutes) including the full license to use this music in an unlimited number of your films and projects from a dedicated film composer for one low cost payment. Simply choose between wav or mp3 format below and you can start using the music today.

Buy Royalty Free Collection Vol 1
Note: if buying a license this is just the pdf license file so please ensure you also add the mp3 to your cart (e.g. £0.99 + £29.99) as the license does not include the music mp3 (this only applies to single tracks and not the Royalty Free collections which include both the music and the license).

Track length: 3:05
Tempo: 60 bpm

Slow and peaceful ethereal piano track with subtle atmospheric background soundscapes, minimal percussion and light electronic pulsing that ebbs and flows building to subtle peaks and drops.

Slow moving, graceful and shimmering instrumental piano track with a Thomas Newman feel that would make ideal soundtrack music for time lapse films, documentaries, montage clips, trailers and Youtube videos needing an inspirational and personal music soundtrack.

Please note: A license must be bought before the music is used in any video or production (even not for profit, Youtube etc.) Any unlicensed use is an infringement of copyright and will be legally pursued. Buy the mp3 or instantly license this music track for immediate use in your film, trailer, documentary or video production by selecting the relevant options below. Read about licensing details here.

The mp3 track is also available from these websites but if you want to use the music in your video you’ll need a license which is only available here at thebluemask.com (see menu below for license options):

Also available from amazon.comAlso available on Google Play MusicAlso available on iTunesAlso available on Spotify

Buy Crystalline
Note: if buying a license this is just the pdf license file so please ensure you also add the mp3 to your cart (e.g. £0.99 + £29.99) as the license does not include the music mp3 (this only applies to single tracks and not the Royalty Free collections which include both the music and the license).

Track length: 3:10
Tempo: 125 bpm

Creepy and unsettling instrumental horror music track featuring cyclic descending solo piano arpeggios, dark percussion and rhythmic effects.

Has a feel similar to horror movie music like Tubular Bells in The Exorcist or retro 70s stalker and slasher soundtracks like John Carpenter’s Halloween.

Haunting and unsettling instrumental piano music with a tense foreboding feel that’s ideal for supernatural horror films, crime documentaries, dramas, thrillers or halloween and murder mystery parties needing a mysterious and eerie dramatic music soundtrack or dark intro theme music.

Please note: A license must be bought before the music is used in any video or production (even not for profit, Youtube etc.) Any unlicensed use is an infringement of copyright and will be legally pursued. Buy the mp3 or instantly license this music track for immediate use in your film, trailer, documentary or video production by selecting the relevant options below. Read about licensing details here.

The mp3 track is also available from these websites but if you want to use the music in your video you’ll need a license which is only available here at thebluemask.com (see menu below for license options):

Also available from amazon.comAlso available on Google Play MusicAlso available on Spotify

Buy Cursed
Note: if buying a license this is just the pdf license file so please ensure you also add the mp3 to your cart (e.g. £0.99 + £29.99) as the license does not include the music mp3 (this only applies to single tracks and not the Royalty Free collections which include both the music and the license).

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