I have not found what I was looking for. What do you offer?

If you have not found what you were looking for, please let us know. Just send us a short eMail to soundtracks@proudmusic.de or give us a call at: +49 (0) 6132 / 43 088 30. Being in constant touch with our composers, we can also offer short-term solutions. Like this, we hope to build up a library fitted to the your needs.

Proud Music Library
Proud Music Library

How do I get the best search results?

Three steps that lead to success

Choose only 2-3 attributes which are the most important to you at first. If there are too many results, you can finetune your search by adding further attributes. If you are searching for an attribute combination and the database cannot find any matching tracks it will ignore more and more attributes from right to left in the search interface, starting with tempo, then arrangement, then instruments and so on.

Music tracks for commercials
Proud Music Library for royalty-free music and production music


Where do I find archive music in the Proud Music Library?

Archive music is already finished produced music that is used especially in the soundtrack of industry films, TV movies and movie films, commercials, etc. To start with, archive music was given as a CD collection to editors and producers. Nowadays, archive music is found in online libraries, such as the Proud Music Library, for example.

production music
archive music is also known as production music

Archive music is also known as stock music or production music. For further questions on the subject it is best if you write us at support@proudmusiclibrary.com.


What are synch-rights?

The concept film production rights is also known as (a work’s) synchronization rights, that is, a right to associate works from different genres, here: a form of projection, such as films + musical works in the form of recordings, or rather, sound recordings. In this way, a new work is created. For this purpose, the film producer must concede the available rights, so the music can be used in the film. The film production rights are granted in our case by The Proud Music Library, as long as the authors commissioned their exploitation.

Proud Music Library for royalty free music and production music
Synch-rights means: “film plus music”



Where can I find instrumental rock in the Proud Music Library?

Instrumental rock was most popular between the mid-1950s to mid-1960s. In this decade Surf music was very popular.

Start to search for instrumental rock music now:


Production music, stock music, archive music
Instrumental rock music for commercials (Radio, TV, cinema, Point-of-sale)

Many rock guitarists were influenced by The Ventures’ precise guitar work. In the 1970s Progressive rock and art rock performers featured virtuosic instrumental performances. One of the best-selling instrumental albums ever, with 16 millions copies sold is Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield, released in 1973.



What is archive music?

Archive Music is music that is produced specifically for the soundtrack of industrial films, television and feature films, commercials, etc. In principle, publishers of archive music like the Proud Music Libary assist in the selection of appropriate music. For this reason the Proud Music Library established a awesome search engine to find a piece of music very fast and to license this music track for commercial projects.

Our fast search maschine to find archive music tracks directly:


For the term archive music is often the term stock music used. In the Proud Music Library you find roundabout 30,000 tracks of archive music (Feb. 2015). Some tracks are not registered with any domestic or foreign collecting society. These tracks are marked as “completely royalty-free music”, which not means “music for free” or “free music”.

Royalty-free music and production music
Proud Music Library (Royaly-free music and archive music)


How to download royalty free music for free to test the music?

Royalty-free Music for background music
Royalty-free Music for background music in an plane

#To download royalty free music for free, please create an account in our Proud Music Library. Then you can download all tracks from the Proud Music Library, to test them in your project or to introduce some tracks to your customers. The download will costs you nothing. The mp3 file has also no beep! However, the quality is a reduced to avoid abuse. Do not use a track without a Proud Music Library License. Be fair!

Production music - Proud Music Library



What does the license TV-Broadcast means? Why is this license for free use?

Royalty-free Music and Production Music by Proud Music
Free music for TV broadcast

This license “TV-Broadcast” in the Proud Music Library is exclusively for producers of TV productions, such as Television series, editorials, news broadcasts, TV documentaries. Furthermore, the TV-Broadcaster has to have a agreement with his local collecting society. 


Some examples:

1. If a film was produced for American TV broadcaster like ABC, CBS, NBC or PBS, the license is for free use (0.00 USD), if the sender fills out a registration form (cue sheet) and delivers it to the ASCAP and to us.


2. If a film was produced for a British TV broadcaster like BBC the license is for free use (0.00 USD), if the sender fills out a registration form (cue sheet) and delivers it to the PRS and to us.

The license is ONLY valid for the use of a work for TV-Broadcast and TV-Commissioned Productions AND ONLY for Royalty Collecting Society (e.g. ASCAP, PRS, SIAE, GEMA, STEMRA, etc.) licensed TV stations! The Online usage for IPTV & VOD is included. It is required to submit a Cue-Sheet (!) to the TV-station AND Proud Music.

The license is NOT valid for other usages, like web or for Youtube or other video platforms, also facebook.

Proud Music Library for royalty free music
Proud Music Library for royalty free music


For details, please contact us via Mail support@proudmusiclibrary.com



Do you offer free downloads of royalty-free music?

Production music and Royalty free music
free download with an account

Yes, the Proud Music Library do offer the opportunity to try out free downloads of tracks. The quality of a mp3 file is 56 kpps. To download a track without a sound signal, please get a account for free. The use of a song without a license constitutes copyright infringement and is prohibited. Even though the songs are provided as a free download available, they may only be used in public or online when a license was purchased.


The Proud Music Library was founded in 2004 in Germany (Europe). Currently we have a content of more than 26,000 tracks plus more than 16,000 loops, edits and stingers. We also offer licenses for completely roaylty free tracks, where the composers are not registered with any collecting society. Please feel free to check our new search engine.

Proud Music Library - Production Music
Proud Music Library for royalty free music



New media player with waveform view online

"Buccaneers" by Alexander Talmon (Royalty free Music)
Royalty free music by Alexander Talmon


The Proud Music Library has a feature more.

1. All tracks are displayed in the media player with the individual waveform of the track. This allows to jump around within a track. You see significantly at the waveform the dynamic, the quiet and powerful passages in a track.

2. The media player is available on any device, including tablet or iPad. Thus, it can also be operated on a touch screen well.