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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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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   


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
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
728197 6:20   


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   


SWAYING LEAVES - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2017
Cyril Baranov Swaying Leaves. Slow dramatic instrumental composition with elements of Chinese traditional music style. With beautiful melody sung by traditional bamboo flute xiao in company with ethnic percussion. Perfect for documentaries, movies, TV shows and games. Full version with orchestral elements. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Sad
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Sad
845791 4:33 Med Slow 100   
Variation A (Authentic Version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
845789 4:33 Med Slow 100   
Variation B (Electronic Version) - Chinese, Chinese Sad
845790 4:35 Med Slow 100   


GREAT TIGER - (by Dmitry Efimov)  Year: 2017
Dmitry Efimov Authentic asian traditional sounding music. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
854129 2:14 Med Slow 90   


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   


CHINA SUNRISE - (by Ori Vidislavski)  Year: 2009
Ori Vidislavski Light and melodic, delicate, China, Chinese music. Finger bells, strings, Chinese plucked strings. Traditional China, can also be Tibet, Malaysia etc. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
433858 2:15 Slow 75   
60sec - Chinese, Chinese New Age
433854 1:01 Very Slow 50   
Loop A - Chinese, Chinese New Age
433855 0:39 Very Slow 49   
Loop B - Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
433856 0:26 Med Slow 100   
30sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
433853 0:31 Very Slow 50   
Loop - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
433857 0:13 Slow 75   


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   


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   


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   


EVENING SNOW - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2016
Cyril Baranov Evening Snow. Calm instrumental composition with elements of Chinese traditional music style. Beautiful melancholic melody sung by Chinese traditional bamboo flute xiao. Perfect choice for documentary films (with Oriental theme especially), movies and video games. Full version with percussion. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
836287 2:51 No Tempo   
Variation (Bamboo Flute Solo) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Solo
836286 2:51 No Tempo   


MAGIC GARDEN BLOSSOMS - (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
673237 2:35 Med Slow 102   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


MISTS OF KUROKAWA - (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
673236 2:15 Med Slow 102   


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   


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   


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   


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   


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   


EAST WIND - (by Juan Pablo Zaragoza)  Year: 2010
Juan Pablo Zaragoza Chinese (Mandarin) music. Both traditional chinese instruments and vocals mixed with contemporary orchestral ensemble. Romantic atmosphere reminiscent of the sweet gentle breeze at dawn. music for TV & films, corporate, documentary, muzak, radio. Female Vocals, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
430677 3:00 Slow 65   


SPRING IN MOUNTAINS - (by Dmitry Efimov)  Year: 2017
Dmitry Efimov Authentic asian traditional sounding music. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
854130 2:14 Med Slow 90   


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   


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   


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   


WINGS AND CLOUDS - (by Dmitry Efimov)  Year: 2017
Dmitry Efimov Authentic asian traditional sounding music. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
854131 2:14 Med Slow 90   


CHINESE TEA - (by Erik Haddad)  Year: 2010
Erik Haddad This simple, earthy piece evokes the traditional culture of the East without any frills. Chinese kettle drums, ethnic strings, and light percussion create a respectable tone. Great for travel TV shows, tea ceremonies, restaurant advertisements, etc. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
428147 0:23 Med Slow 98   


CHINA BREEZE - (by Wilton Vought)  Year: 2013
Wilton Vought Chinese folk music. Soft, elegant, sweet, exotic, and a bit sad. Cultural documentary, travelscape, romance, Travel Channel, History Channel, Asian film scenes. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
568763 2:25 Medium 120   


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   



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


dizi,
sheng,
paigu,
gong,
paixiao,
guan,
bells,
cymbals,
erhu,
zhonghu,
dahu,
banhu,
jinghu,
gaohu,
gehu,
yehu,
cizhonghu,
diyingehu,
leiqn,
guqin,
Chinese Folk Ensembles