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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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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   


CHINESE TAKE OUT - (by Kevin M. Baumgard)  Year: 2010
Kevin M. Baumgard Rhythmic traditional style chinese song with a catchy melody. Features Asian percussion, violin, zither and pluck instruments. Would work well as an underscore. Restaurant setting. China town. Cooking show, travel channel, history. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
794462 2:06 Medium 110   
30sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
475363 0:34 Fast 164   
60sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
466174 1:05 Medium 110   


YANGTZE FURY - SYNCOPATED STORM - (by Connor Helms)  Year: 2012
Connor Helms Bianzhong bell set swiftly hammers out a driven and repetitive sixteenth note melody while a haupengu flowerpot drum pounds harshly on 2 and 4. The tangu drum plays a tribal rhythm with Bo cymbal crashes and Luo gong clashes to add to the syncopation. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
775122 2:22 Med Fast 140   
60sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
565263 1:13 Med Fast 140   


SOUTH CHINA SEA - (by Anthony Graham)  Year: 2012
Anthony Graham Lively and rhythmic Chinese instrumental with flowing Harp melodies, impressive Flute lead, plucked Pipa and strong percussion, with a Tribal feel. Positive, festive and celebrating. Perfect for Travel Channel, Documentary, Film and TV Productions. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
774668 2:04 Med Slow 104   
Variation (1:30 version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
529807 1:33 Med Slow 104   
60sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
529808 1:06 Med Slow 104   


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   


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 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 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   


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   


CHINA AGAIN - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2015
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  
737064 2:22 Medium 117   


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   


THE HIGH MOON - (by Pan Jing Ensemble)
Pan Jing Ensemble Classical Chinese Folk Music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
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Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
728221 8:11 Slow 76   


TWITTERING BIRDS ON HIGH MOUNTAINS - (by Pan Jing Ensemble)
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
728220 3:22   


FLOWERS IN THE MOONLIGHT - (by Pan Jing Ensemble)
Pan Jing Ensemble Classical Chinese Folk Music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
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Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
728219 8:16   


AMBUSH AT ALL SIDES - (by Pan Jing Ensemble)
Pan Jing Ensemble Classical Chinese Folk Music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
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Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
728217 6:53   


SINGING ON FISHING BOATS AT DUSK - (by Pan Jing Ensemble)
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
728216 6:04   


WILD GEESE DESCENDING ON THE SANDY BEACH - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2015
Chanson World Music Library The Very Best of Chinese Music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
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Variation - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
728197 6:20   


CRESCENT MOON IN DEEP NIGHT - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2015
Chanson World Music Library The Very Best of Chinese Music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
728196 3:40   


SPRING ON SNOWY MOUNTAINS - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2015
Chanson World Music Library The Very Best of Chinese Music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
728195 4:35   


JOURNEY THROUGH CHINA - (by Big Prod Sounds)  Year: 2014
Big Prod Sounds Chinese traditional track, with female 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. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
703829 3:18 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 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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


SUNSHINE - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2014
Cyril Baranov Sunshine. Bright instrumental composition in Chinese traditional music style. Kind, joyful, happy music! With bunch of Chinese national instruments - lovely bamboo flute dizi, beautiful zither guzheng, lute pipa, sensual violin erhu, colorful guan zi and suona. Main full version. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Happy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Happy
696753 2:20 Medium 120   
Variation A (No Drums Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
696751 2:19 Medium 120   
Variation B (Short Version) - Chinese, Chinese Happy
696752 0:43 Medium 120   


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   


YANGSHUO FLOWER - (by Space Taster)  Year: 2015
Space Taster Tranquil eastern theme with an exotic, evocative melody. Traditional ethnic and orchestral instruments create a meditative atmosphere that is both is spiritual and noble. Perfect for travelogues, anime, documentaries on an eastern theme. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
673235 2:20 Med Slow 102   


VERMILION BIRD OF THE SOUTH - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2014
Cyril Baranov Vermilion Bird of the South. Cheerful and festive instrumental composition with elements of Chinese traditional music. Happy sunny music with bunch of ethnic instruments – zither guzheng, lute pipa, bamboo flute dizi, oboe suona and others. Main full version. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Happy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Happy
652803 2:27 Med Slow 92   
Variation A (No Intro Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
652801 2:15 Med Slow 92   
Variation B (No Drums Version) - Chinese, Chinese Happy
652800 2:27 Med Slow 92   
Variation C (Short Version) - Chinese, Chinese Happy
652802 1:33 Med Slow 92   


FOUR JEWELS - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2014
Cyril Baranov Four Jewels. Sunny cheerful instrumental composition with elements of Chinese traditional music. Bright happy sound picture of old China. With variety of traditional instruments – from four-stringed Chinese lute pipa to ancient oboe suona. Music that celebrates joy of life. Main full version. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Happy
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Happy
652799 2:32 Med Slow 95   
Variation A (No Drums Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
652797 2:32 Med Slow 95   
Variation B (Short Version) - Chinese, Chinese Happy
652798 1:32 Med Slow 95   


JADE SUN - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2014
Cyril Baranov Jade Sun. Cheerful instrumental composition with elements of Chinese traditional music. Bright and festive music of joy, spring and hope. With bunch of national ethnic instruments – lute Pipa, zither Guzheng, bamboo flute Dizi, mouth organ Sheng, oboe Suona. Main 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
645385 2:23 Med Slow 91   
Variation A (No Drums Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
645383 2:19 Med Slow 91   
Variation B (No Intro Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
645384 2:03 Med Slow 91   


ABOVE THE CLOUDS - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2014
Cyril Baranov Above the Clouds. Bright melancholic composition in Chinese traditional music style. With smooth meditative sound of zither guzheng, beautiful voice of bawu and rhythmic traditional percussion. Music of the morning sun, fresh mountain air and harvest fields. Main version. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
640137 3:04 Med Slow 91   
Variation A (Guzheng Solo Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Solo
640135 3:04 Med Slow 91   
Variation B (No Intro Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
640136 2:32 Med Slow 91   


SPRING WIND (TRADITIONAL TAIWANESE FOLK SONG) - (by Cherokee Road)  Year: 2014
Cherokee Road A traditional Taiwanese folk song delicately played by ehru, piano and strings. Perfect track to reflect on ancient history or to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
638084 1:09 Slow 67   


JASMINE FLOWER - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2014
Cyril Baranov Mo Li Hua (translated as “Jasmine Flower” or “Beautiful Jasmine Flower”). One of the most popular and most-known Chinese Folk song, dates to 18th century. Gentle, tender and melancholic. Main version for bamboo flutes xiao and dizi, zither guzheng and traditional percussion. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
636708 1:55 Med Slow 84   
Variation A (Guzheng Solo Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Solo
636706 1:57 Med Slow 84   
Variation B (Guzheng & Percussion Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
636705 1:55 Med Slow 84   
Variation C (Xiao & Guzheng Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
636707 1:58 Med Slow 84   



KEYWORDS: dizi, sheng, paigu, gong, paixiao, guan, bells, cymbals, erhu, zhonghu, dahu, banhu, jinghu, gaohu, gehu, yehu, cizhonghu, diyingehu, leiqn, guqin, sanxian, yangqin, guzheng, ruan, konghou, liuqin, pipa, zhu
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Chinese Folk Ensembles


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Chinese Folk Ensembles