Observational Documentaries

A selection of orchestral music that will suit character-led observational documentaries, factual-entertainment and fixed rig programming

  • 1

    Happy Workers (4 mixes)

    • Tom Kincaid

    Positive and upbeat orchestral track with an eclectic mix of driving staccato strings, melodic bells and a happily strummed ukulele

    • PRS
  • 2

    Small Victories (6 mixes)

    • Ian Paul Livingstone

    Magical and uplifting orchestral track beginning with a gradually building introduction of pizzicato strings, celesta, staccato strings and woodwind before crescendoing into a thematic and driving climax of full orchestra

    • PRS
  • 3

    Baby Steps (8 mixes)

    • Ian Paul Livingstone

    Warm and magical orchestral track beginning with a cheeky ensemble of marimba, pizzicato strings and tambourine, later building to a full orchestral climax including timpani, staccato strings, woodwind, harp and cymbals

    • PRS
  • 4

    Blossom In Spring (8 mixes)

    • Tom Howe,
    • David Jones

    Inquisitive orchestral track which kicks off with a marimba and celesta rhythm before building to a climax with cinematic staccato strings and orchestral hits

    • PRS
  • 5

    Sparkling Day (3 mixes)

    • Tom Kincaid

    Magical orchestral track beginning with staccato strings, bassoons and tuned percussion, later building to a climax of marching drums, woodwind and glockenspiel

    • PRS
  • 6

    A Time For Wonder (5 mixes)

    • Tom Kincaid

    Magical and uplifting orchestral track bursting with a dramatic introduction of pizzicato strings, sparkling percussion, woodwind and harp, later climaxing with a beautiful chord progression, soft piano, a marching snare drum and driving staccato strings

    • PRS
  • 7

    Arrested Development (9 mixes)

    • Stefan Fletcher

    Upbeat and optimistic orchestral track starting with marimbas and flutes before building steadily to a climax with bells, orchestral percussion, driving snare and staccato strings

    • PRS
  • 8

    The Big Day Arrives (3 mixes)

    • Tom Kincaid

    Uplifting and positive orchestral track which starts with upbeat staccato strings and glockenspiel, building to a positive conclusion with a marching snare drum

    • PRS
  • 9

    Dancing On Air (7 mixes)

    • Tom Kincaid

    Bright, intriguing and wondrous orchestral score with pizzicato strings, pitched percussion and staccato woodwind.

    • PRS
  • 10

    Lightly Does It (6 mixes)

    • Tom Howe,
    • David Jones

    Reflective orchestral track which starts with melancholic marimbas before building to a climax with cinematic strings, timpani rolls, melodic bells and a reflective violin melody

    • PRS
  • 11

    A Puzzle to be Solved (6 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Uplifting and positive orchestral track which starts with a positive marimba melody and develops with bells before reaching a climax with orchestral percussion, cellos and piano

    • PRS
  • 12

    Every Cloud (7 mixes)

    • Ian Paul Livingstone

    Magical orchestral track beginning with soft piano, marimbas and staccato violins before developing to a climax of quirky percussion, more string layers and clarinets

    • PRS
  • 13

    Fresh Air (7 mixes)

    • Tom Howe,
    • David Jones

    Magical and joyful orchestral track opening with lively staccato strings before a timpani crescendo introduces further violin lines, shakers and a smooth oboe melody

    • PRS
  • 14

    Stringed Along (8 mixes)

    • Tom Howe,
    • David Jones

    Romantic and upbeat orchestral track driven by staccato strings, building to a climax with timpani rolls, cymbal washes and tuned percussion

    • PRS
  • 15

    Late Appointment (1 mixes)

    • James Dowd,
    • David Harper

    Optimistic and upbeat orchestral track with a playful marimba melody, sparse percussion, bells and piano

    • PRS
  • 16

    In a Muddle

    • James Dowd,
    • David Harper

    Upbeat and optimistic track led by pizzicato strings and bells before building further with pianos and violins

    • PRS
  • 17

    Something New

    • Veronika Hanl

    Optimistic and upbeat orchestral track which starts with magical pizzicato strings, piano melodies and double bass before developing further with layers of glockenspiel and subtle electronic elements

    • PRS
  • 18

    Essential Viewing

    • James Dowd,
    • David Harper

    Upbeat and optimistic orchestral track led by marimbas and pizzicato strings which builds momentum with piano and glockenspiel

    • PRS
  • 19

    Making Progress (10 mixes)

    • Richard Keyworth

    Optimistic and upbeat orchestral track beginning with positive marimbas, joined by piano and bells to build to a big climax with electric bass, echoey guitars and staccato strings

    • PRS
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