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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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CREPPY Z - (by Jack Hsu)  Year: 2009
Jack Hsu Bold traditional Chinese track featuring exotic Chinese violin. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
384692 2:29 Med Fast 135   


XI FENG (WESTERN PHOENIX) - (by Music for Media)  Year: 2009
Music for Media Xi Feng, meaning “Western Phoenix” in Chinese, is an oriental flavoured track based in the old Chinese Dynasty. Pounding drums with big cymbal clashes & gongs, combined with an upbeat melody and rhythm make for an epic celebratory song. Crowds join together and rejoice, flowers cover the ground, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
376622 1:10 Medium 120   


TEMPLE OF THE DRAGON (MAIN MIX) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2009
Alec Makinson Ancient and majestic traditional flavour of the Far East. Important, patriotic and great. Features traditional Chinese instruments - Chinese Violin, strings, gong, flute in varying movements. Perfect for Travelogue, Far Eastern business & financal, Chinese history. Main mix & lite bed mix, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Main Mix) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
372720 2:17 Med Slow 90   
Variation (Lite Bed Mix) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
372721 1:09 Med Slow 90   


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   


CHINA TEMPLE MORNING - (by Bjorn Lynne)  Year: 2008
Bjorn Lynne A beautiful and melodic China / Tibetan / Malaysian / Far Eastern Orient instrumental track. Romantic, pretty and evocative, featuring Java gong, Chinese temple flute and various other oriental instruments. Suitable for travel programs, documentaries as well as romance and idyllic imagery etc. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese New Age
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese New Age
316952 3:48 Med Slow   
Loop A (Loop 03) - New Age, Contemporary Instr
316949 0:17 Med Slow   
Loop B (Loop 01) - Asian, Asian
316947 0:34 Medium 116   
Loop C (Loop 02) - Dramatic, Ethereal Music
316948 0:17 Medium 113   
60sec (60-secs version) - Chinese, Chinese New Age
316946 1:04 Med Slow   
Loop (Loop 04) - Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
316950 0:17 Med Slow   
30sec (30-secs version) - Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
316945 0:32 Medium 117   
Full Track (Underscore version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
316951 3:48 Med Slow   


ANCIENT CHINESE SECRET - (by Tracey and Vance Marino)  Year: 2008
Tracey and Vance Marino Traditional Chinese-style piece featuring a zheng (koto) and a small gong. Peaceful and Zen-like with a delicate melody. Where are the chopsticks? Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
296223 1:14 Slow 60   


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   


FLUTE AND DRUM AT SUNSET - (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
261705 11:44 Slow 63   


WILD GEESE DESCENDING ON THE SANDY BEACH - (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
261702 6:18 Medium 106   


ER QUAN YING YUE (SPRING WATER REFLECTS THE MOON) - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2007
Chanson World Music Library Chinese music. Dreamy, ethereal track. Oriental strings, touching, stirring, emotional. Slow to medium slow tempo. Sounds of ancient China. Chinese warlords, the invention of gunpowder, the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
260717 5:44 Med Fast 134   


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
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Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
260715 5:27 Med Fast 137   


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   


BALLAD OF FOUR SEASONS - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2007
Chanson World Music Library Chinese instrumental music. Exotic and sweet, very similar to traditional American folk music - simple and sweet, but with an Oriental flavor. Pleasing and easily digested, terrific background music for love stories set in the Orient or exotic locales, the beaches of Vietnam, etc. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
260713 1:58 Med Fast 134   


PING HU QUI YUE - (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
260587 5:50 Medium 119   


MU MIN XIN GE - (by Chanson World Music Library)  Year: 2007
Chanson World Music Library Exceedingly beautiful and exotic native Chinese flute music. Haunting, melodic. Instrumental. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
260586 3:31 Fast 152   


CHINA - (ASIAN THEMED MUSIC STING) - (by Big Fat Audio)  Year: 2006
Big Fat Audio A taste of the Orient! An Asian themed sting with Gong and Koto [High Quality STEREO], Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
207056 0:14 Slow 79   


RIVER WATER - (by Zhou Yu)  Year: 2002
Zhou Yu Chinese erhu, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
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Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
67344 8:23 Slow   


HIGHER MOON - (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
66402 8:09 Slow 77   


FLOWERS IN THE MOONLIGHT & A SPRING NIGHT ON THE RIVER - (by Pan Jing Ensemble)  Year: 2002
Pan Jing Ensemble Classical Chinese Folk Music, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
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Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
66400 8:17 Medium 106   


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   


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   


CHINA.SU SOLO.LOVE SONG OF THE GRASSLANDS - (by Cote d'Azur World Ensemble)  Year: 2017
Cote d&#x27;Azur World Ensemble Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
852357 2:36 Very Slow   


CHINA.ERHU AND ENSEMBLE.AUTUMN MOON - (by Cote d'Azur World Ensemble)  Year: 2017
Cote d&#x27;Azur World Ensemble Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
852319 7:07 Very Slow   


CHINA.CHENG SOLO.SINGING AMONG THE FISHING BOATS - (by Cote d'Azur World Ensemble)  Year: 2017
Cote d&#x27;Azur World Ensemble Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
852318 4:18 Very Slow   


CHINA.BAR-WOO FLUTE.FISHING SONG - (by Cote d'Azur World Ensemble)  Year: 2017
Cote d&#x27;Azur World Ensemble Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (calm and lively ) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
852317 4:55 Very Slow   


SPRING DAWN AT YANG-MING MOUNTAIN - (by Joji Hirota)
Joji Hirota Beautifully captivating instrumental that captures the essence of China! Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
728371 5:27 Mixed   


HAWK THAT FLIES OVER THE WALL - (by Jun Naotsuka)  Year: 2014
Jun Naotsuka Grand orchestra/ethnic medley music with a lot of Chinese flavor. It would be perfect for a film, TV show or video game that features China. Also possible for a Chinese restaurant. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
644273 6:18 Mixed   


TEA BREAK ON THE RICE FIELD - (by Jun Naotsuka)  Year: 2013
Jun Naotsuka Very tranquil and relaxing traditional Chinese music. Gives the sense of peace and being content. Would work great for films and History, Documentary and Travel shows. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
633325 2:28 No Tempo 99   


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   


HUA MULAN - (by Chinese Classical)  Year: 2007
Chinese Classical This song is about the story of Hua Mulan, the girl that pretended to be a boy to join the army in place of her elderly father. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
270192 2:15 Med Slow 88   


TUNES FROM SHANXI OPERA - (by Chinese Classical)  Year: 1952
Chinese Classical This song is played by banhu (Chinese guitar), with changing speeds, powers and tempos. It is sometimes soft and sometimes furious. Great for travel or martial arts documentary or scenes. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
270171 6:31 Mixed 145   


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   


GADAMEILIN - (by Chinese Classical)  Year: 2006
Chinese Classical In order to give this song the most vivid expression of soul to this song, the musician modified the melody for gehu (a fusion of Chinese erhu and cello) to express the tune to give it more life. Great for underscore for travel or scenic scenes. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
270154 6:06 Slow 69   


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   

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Chinese Folk Ensembles


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