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Traditional music in China is played on solo instruments or in small ensembles of plucked and bowed stringed instruments, flutes, and various cymbals, gongs, and drums. The scale is pentatonic. Bamboo pipes and qin are among the oldest known musical instruments from China; instruments are traditionally divided into categories based on their material of composition: animal skins, gourd, bamboo, wood, silk, earth/clay, metal and stone. Chinese orchestras traditionally consist of bowed strings, woodwinds, plucked strings and percussion.

Han folk music thrives at weddings and funerals and usually includes a form of oboe called a suona and percussive ensembles called chuigushou. The mu ...
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NEWS OF CHINA - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2015
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional instrumental track, groovy, hypnotic and emotional. Beautiful, warm atmosphere and great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
737058 3:09 Med Fast 136   


RIVER OF CHINA - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional instrumental track, hypnotic and emotional. Great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, soothing and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703464 2:24 Med Slow 90   


MADE IN CHINA - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Pulsating Chinese traditional instrumental track, hypnotic and emotional. Beautiful, warm atmosphere and great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, soothing and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703462 2:11 Medium 116   


STORIES OF ANCIENT CHINA - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional track, with femal voices, inspirational, hypnotic and emotional. Great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, soothing and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Female Vocals, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703465 2:59 Med Slow 102   


WALKING THROUGH CHINA - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional instrumental track, hypnotic and emotional. Beautiful, warm atmosphere and great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, soothing and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703466 3:04 Fast 150   


CHINESE POETRY - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional instrumental track, hypnotic and emotional. Beautiful, warm atmosphere and great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, soothing and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703636 2:52 Med Slow 90   


CHINESE SUNRISE - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional instrumental track, hypnotic and emotional. Beautiful, warm atmosphere and great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, soothing and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703652 3:09 Medium 120   


CHINA FOREVER - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional instrumental track, hypnotic and emotional. Beautiful, warm atmosphere and great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, soothing and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703766 2:36 Medium 120   


CHINESE SPIRIT - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional track, hypnotic and emotional. With pipa and traditional percussions Beautiful, warm atmosphere and great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, soothing and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703461 2:35 Medium 108   


SI FU'S FLOW - (by Carl Miles)  Year: 2016
Carl Miles In the tradition of Chinese Folk music which features some of the indigenous string, drum and wooden flute instrumentation to capture the spirit of the art. Medium to Slow paced tempo offers usage in areas of Documentaries, Museums, Film and Television Broadcast (Martial Art) Chinese restaurants. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
796290 1:41 Med Slow 81   


GOLDEN PALACE (30SEC) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2012
Alec Makinson Warm, welcoming and relaxed Oriental track composed for commerials. Charming, tranquil and tender. Features traditional oriental instrumentation. Perfect for 30sec Radio & TV commercials for Chinese, Japanese or Asian restaurants or take-way businesses. Also suitable for documentary. 30sec Advert, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (30sec Commercial) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
519010 0:30 Medium 114   


QUIET DAWN - (by Anthony Graham)  Year: 2012
Anthony Graham Harmonious, flowing and calm Chinese instrumental with plucked Pipa and Harp melodies. Smooth, soft, gentle, soothing, tranquil and serene. Suitable for Film, TV, Documentary, Travel Channel. Harmony, unity, purity, beautiful sunsets, sunrise, dawn. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
529815 0:33 No Tempo   


SHANGHAI SUN - (by Anthony Graham)  Year: 2012
Anthony Graham Happy, earthy and light Chinese instrumental with soothing Flute and Violin melodies and gentle Harp rhythms. Perfect for Film, TV, Documentary, Travel Channel, Videos. Walking in China town on a beautiful day, clear blue skies, exploring and seeing new things, carefree, sunshine. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
529811 1:03 Med Slow 89   


YANGSHUO - (by Anthony Graham)  Year: 2012
Anthony Graham A short, fast chinese instrumental pieace with intricate harp melodies and violin. Suitable for Film, TV, Travel Channel, Documentary. Hopeful and inspiring. Feminine dance, innocent girls dancing, audience quietly watching. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
529809 0:33 Med Fast 132   


CHINESE DRUMS 1. JADE - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2015
Cyril Baranov Chinese Drums 1. Jade. Spirited dramatic percussion texture. Nice rhythmic background with Chinese ethnic drums – big bass jiangu, high paigu and famous luo gongs. Would be perfect for any kind of movies (especially with ethnic Chinese color), documentaries, video games and TV shows. Full version. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
758739 4:01 Med Fast 131   
Variation (Short Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
758738 1:16 Med Fast 131   


CHINESE DRUMS 2. EMERALD - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2015
Cyril Baranov Chinese Drums 2. Emerald. Dramatic ensemble of Chinese traditional percussion. Rhythmic, exotic, spirited. Would fit nice in any kind of movies (especially with oriental elements), travel documentaries, video games and TV shows. Full version. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
758741 2:39 Medium 120   
Variation (Short Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
758740 0:59 Medium 120   


CHINESE DRUMS 3. DIAMOND - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2015
Cyril Baranov Chinese Drums 3. Diamond. Meditative dramatic composition for Chinese traditional percussion. Calm as a mountain. Quiet as the rustling leaves. Rhythmic as a heartbeat. Ideal for travel documentaries, commercials, TV shows, video games and movies. Full version. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
758743 3:01 Medium 120   
Variation (Short Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
758742 1:14 Medium 120   


CHINESE DRUMS 4. SAPPHIRE - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2015
Cyril Baranov Chinese Drums 4. Sapphire. Slow meditative composition for Chinese traditional percussion. Calm Asian sounds of eternity. Music of absolute serenity and peace. Would be nice for travel and oriental documentaries, TV shows, games and movies. Full version. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
766986 3:26 Med Slow 95   
Variation (Short Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
766985 1:00 Med Slow 95   


FIELDS OF BAMBOO - (by Kevin Webster)  Year: 2012
Kevin Webster Gentle, expressive Chinese melody played by traditional ensemble. Featuring live bawu lead. Evokes images of China's landscape and culture, for film, TV or video game. Instrumental, Asian music, dramatic music, documentary. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
542717 2:36 Medium 105   
Variation (Extended Intro) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
551073 3:07 Medium 105   


KOI POND - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2013
Rosalind Richards Lovely, relaxing Asian piece with flute, wind and a beautiful zither. Pleasing sounds gently weave together with the wind in the background making is a perfect for a walk in nature. Perfect for Discovery channel or Travel or cooking show. Peaceful and light section in film. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
579720 3:21 Med Slow 80   


ORIENTAL FOLK DREAMS - (by Rik Roberts)  Year: 2011
Rik Roberts Contemporary Chinese Folk piece with sleek production, flute, violin, pizzicato strings, harp, mallets and traditional percussion. Very exotic, dreamy, pastoral yet full of love and hope. Ideal for Chinese New Year, travel, commercials, finance and prosperity, romance, Asian fashion, cooking shows. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Ethereal  
508406 3:18 Medium 120   
30sec (30 second version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
508404 0:31 Medium 120   
60sec (60 second version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
508405 1:01 Medium 120   


OLD CHINA (FULL LENGTH) - (by Alex Stone)  Year: 2014
Alex Stone Slow building traditional Asian melody fused with new age soundscape and haunting, subtle harmonies. Perfect for documentary, video game or martials arts feature film background music where a subtle ethnic Asian sound is required. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
635798 2:38 Med Slow 100   


FOREST & CLOUDS - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2014
Cyril Baranov Forest & Clouds. Dramatic meditative instrumental composition in Chinese traditional music style. With wonderful beautiful sound of Chinese woodwind instrument bawu. Ideal for any type of production with Asian (especially Chinese) themes. Version for bawu and Chinese percussion. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
691088 2:05 Mixed   
Variation (Bawu Solo) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Solo
691087 2:05 Mixed   


MUO LI HUA (JASMINE FLOWER) - (by Alan Marchand)  Year: 2009
Alan Marchand "Muo Li Hua" is an ancient Chinese folk song that celebrates the beauty and fragrance of the jasmine flower. Our arrangement features recorder and pan flute lead backed by shamisen, kalimba, woodblock, and several Chinese percussion instruments. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
358264 1:58 Medium 105   


THREE VARIATIONS ON THE PLUM BLOSSOM - (by Cheng Yu)  Year: 2007
Cheng Yu Music from China, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
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Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
261706 7:54 Slow 70   


LOVE SORROW - (by Jack Hsu)  Year: 2009
Jack Hsu Elegant traditional Chinese track featuring Chinese violin with folksy acoustic guitar accompaniment. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
384694 4:54 Medium 120   


LA JAULA DEL MONARCA (A MONARCH CAGE) - (by Jack Hsu)  Year: 2009
Jack Hsu Dramatic fusion of traditional Chinese and classical music with a spanish flare. Features Chinese violin with flamenco guitar and a beautiful string and piano accompaniment. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
384699 2:32 Medium 120   


MORNING IN BEIJING - (by Jasen Shawn Smith)  Year: 2012
Jasen Shawn Smith This is a Traditional Chinese piece consisting of a Haunting String section, Soothing Pipa, Mystical Woodwinds, and Subtle Ethnic Percussion. Perfect for media needing to set an Asian Mood but specifically Chinese. Slow and methodical for Still Life Scenes which also makes it nice for Documentaries. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Commercial Release) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
519499 4:13 Med Slow 80   
30sec (30 second spots) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
519498 0:32 Med Slow 80   
Variation A (No Percussion) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
519495 4:13 Med Slow 80   
Variation B (1 st Half of Piece) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
519496 1:57 Med Slow 80   
Variation C (2nd Half of Piece) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
519497 2:21 Med Slow 80   


EASTERN MIST - (by Wilton Vought)  Year: 2013
Wilton Vought Chinese folk music. Soft, elegant, sweet and exotic. Light textural female vocals. Cultural documentary, travelscape, romance, Travel Channel, History Channel, Asian film scenes. Female Vocals, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
568206 3:19 Medium 115   
Loop A (Bridge) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
568229 0:17 Medium 115   
Loop B (Verse) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
568228 0:17 Medium 115   


ODYSSEY OF CHINA - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional instrumental track, hypnotic and emotional. Beautiful, warm atmosphere and great for film about China and the Chinese country. Dramatic, powerful, soothing and passionate. Perfect for TV and advertising use. Mixed Vocals, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703463 3:19 Medium 120   


SINGING ON THE FISHER BOATS AT DUSK - (by Pan Jing Ensemble)  Year: 2002
Pan Jing Ensemble Classical Chinese Folk Music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
66398 6:06 Fast 159   


AMBUSH AT ALL SIDES - (by Pan Jing Ensemble)  Year: 2002
Pan Jing Ensemble Classical Chinese Folk Music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
66399 6:53 Med Slow 102   


JASMINE FLOWER (MO LI HUA) - (by Eric Waters)  Year: 2015
Eric Waters The popular Chinese Folk Song Jasmine Flower (Mo Li Hua) arranged for traditional Chinese instruments. Authentic & Traditional Chinese music of the 18th century. Ideal for Travel Shows, Cooking Shows & Documentaries. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
742432 2:05 Med Slow 90   
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
750064 1:30 Med Slow 90   
60sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
750065 1:00 Med Slow 90   
30sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
750066 0:30 Med Slow 90   
15sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
750067 0:15 Med Slow 90   


MOON OVER WESTERN RIVER - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2007
Chanson World Music Library Chinese music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
260714 4:40 Medium 106   


SPRING DAWN AT YANG-MING MOUNTAIN - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2007
Chanson World Music Library Chinese instrumental music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
260715 5:27 Med Fast 137   


THE CELESTIAL EMPIRE - ELEGANT STREET DANCE - (by Michael Andreas)  Year: 2013
Michael Andreas Two stately and traditional festival parades on converging paths, separate and then together, in sync. A beautiful, ethereal, and dignified processional of plucked and hammered string music and wooden flute, with pipa, yang qin, dulcimers and hand percussion. Dragons, New Year, firecrackers. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
578031 1:07 Medium 113   
30sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
578028 0:33 Medium 113   
Variation (45 SEC) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
578029 0:48 Medium 113   
60sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
578030 1:03 Medium 113   


SPRING SCENERY IN THE SOUTH OF THE RIVER - (by Chinese Classical)  Year: 2007
Chinese Classical This melody is lively and joyous. It vividly describes the beautiful scenery of the river and the life that it supports. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Segue - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
269660 6:00 Fast 152   


SILVER CLOUD ON A MOON NIGHT - (by Chinese Classical)  Year: 2007
Chinese Classical This melody is lively, peaceful and expressive. This song describes the scenery at night. Great for travel documentaries or for a project that needs and Asian/Chinese flair or feel. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
270170 5:01 Medium 120   



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Chinese Folk Ensembles


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Chinese Folk Ensembles