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Japanese music with a dramatic flair perfect for film, television and media production.


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FIERY TIGER - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2012
Cyril Baranov Fiery Tiger. Modern orchestral composition in Japanese style. With tragic voice of shakuhachi flute. With distant sounds of koto and powerful beats of taiko drums. With dramatic orchestral string section and electronic effects. Medieval Japan nowadays. Aggressive, sneaky, cautious and epic! Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
566197 3:13 Med Fast 143   
30sec (30 Seconds A) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
566194 0:30 Med Fast 143   
60sec (60 Seconds) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
566196 1:01 Med Fast 143   
30sec (30 Seconds B) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
566195 0:30 Med Fast 143   


SAKURA DREAM - (by Space Taster)  Year: 2015
Space Taster Tranquil eastern theme with a beautiful melody. Traditional japanese and orchestral instruments. Dreamy Meditation, both is spiritual and noble. Perfect for travelogues, travel channel, anime featuring feudal Japan, cooking show, restaurants, Asian Documentary romantic passion, Instrumental, New Age, Ethnic Fusion
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - New Age, Ethnic Fusion
432403 2:07 Med Slow 102   
Variation (Minus melody/lead) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432927 2:05 Med Slow 102   
30sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432926 0:31 Med Slow 102   
60sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432936 1:02 Med Slow 102   


MOON LULLABY - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2013
Rosalind Richards Longing flute and zither weave a sad tale using the beautiful pentatonic oriental scale to evoke mystery. Birds and wind accompany giving the instrumental music a natural and organic feel. Reminiscent of a lonely monk walking through a hard terrain. Perfect cinematic or opening credits to movie. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic  
578735 3:09 Med Slow 90   


CHINESE NEW YEAR RINGTONE 4 LOOP - (by Adam DiTroia)  Year: 2008
Adam DiTroia A 30 second loop designed to be a ringtone for Chinese New year. It could also easily work for other projects. Festive, upbeat, and exotic. Great for film, tv, games, apps, web projects, videos, advertisements, trailers, and more. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec (Loop) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
510148 0:31 Med Fast 140   


KYOTO - (by Mark Knox)  Year: 2005
Mark Knox A serene tone poem depicting the peaceful city of Kyoto. A simple, elegant melody played by brass prayer bowls expands into an orchestrated musical landscape of peace and tranquility - Japanese style. Divided into 2 parts, roughly 90 sec. each, it can be edited accordingly. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
470434 3:03 Mixed 62   
60sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
606634 1:01 Mixed 62   


LAST BATTLE MARCH - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2013
Cyril Baranov Last Battle March. Dramatic ethnic composition in Japanese Traditional music style. Passionate sound picture of honor, loyalty and daring. March of the samurais from old Japan. Fully arranged version for bamboo flute shakuhachi, koto and big ensemble of taiko drums. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
585846 2:35 Slow 75   
Variation A (Taiko Drums Ensemble) - Japanese, Game Music
585845 2:32 Slow 75   
Variation B (Shakuhachi & Koto) - Japanese, Japanese Folk
585844 2:27 Slow 75   


TEMPTATION - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2013
Cyril Baranov Temptation. Contemporary composition in Japanese music style for traditional bamboo flute hotchiku. With its distinctive low pitched, sandy sibilant voice, hotchiku become one of the most famous instruments for Zen meditation. Passionate, romantic and contemplative. Version with piano. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
583173 2:50 Med Slow 99   
Variation (Hotchiku Solo) - Japanese, Japanese Folk
583172 2:34 Med Slow 99   


A DELICATE BALANCE - (by J Goldfinger)  Year: 2015
J Goldfinger Dreamy, simple eastern melody. Electric guitar and bells. Deep, low bass drum providing a steady pulse, while shakers are used for heightened dramatic effect. Useful in: commercials, digital ads, and video games. Calm and serene vibe. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
12 Mixes Available
732847 2:05 Slow 67   


KYOTO SKYLINE - (by Andy Schofield)  Year: 2010
Andy Schofield A modern lively and dynamic Japanese Shamisen supported by rumbling Daiko drums, Japanese cymbals, Tong Zi drums and reverberating Gong. Japanese nose flutes cover the melody dipicting everything Japan and Japanese. Think of the Kyoyto skyline and busy villages and towns. Atmospheric and dramatic. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432596 2:35 Med Slow 86   
30sec A (21 sec edit) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432600 0:21 Med Slow 86   
30sec B (26 sec cut) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432599 0:27 Med Slow 86   
Variation A (Koto Variation) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
469827 2:36 Med Slow 86   
Variation B (Shamisen & Koto Vers) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
469829 2:35 Med Slow 86   
Variation C (Shamisen variation) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
469828 2:35 Med Slow 86   
Stinger (7 secs) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432601 0:07 Med Slow 86   
60sec (1:14 seconds) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432602 1:14 Med Slow 86   


OKINAWA - (by Ron Verboom)  Year: 2015
Ron Verboom A victory on Japanese grounds, samurai with sword and armour on a batllefield, a few words to describe this modern world piece. Very useful for action series/films, commercials and games with an Asian theme. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
757776 3:12 Medium 110   


TAIKO MEDITATION - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2007
Really Free Music A deeply atmospheric and spacious Oriental track that features Taiko drums and oriental percussion, envoking scenes of Bhuddist Monks and Temples, and producing a tranquil ambient relaxation. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
292134 4:18 No Tempo   


SAMURAI - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2014
Cyril Baranov Samurai. Epic instrumental composition with elements of Japanese traditional music. Explosive mix of ethnic Japanese instruments (bamboo flute, shamisen and taiko drums) with orchestra and modern electronics. Perfect for movies, games, documentaries and everything else. Full version. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
702506 2:32 Medium 119   
Variation (Short Version) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
702505 0:53 Medium 119   


AFTER AFTER - (by Carl Miles)  Year: 2015
Carl Miles Beautiful relaxing meditation mood music with for relaxation spa which features Asian Flute, Bass, Drums and Piano. Dangerous Dramatic Martial Arts Reflective music. Spacious Contemplative Easy and Flowing, Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
714626 3:20 Med Slow 90   


CUTTING THE SILK - (by Really Free Music)  Year: 2007
Really Free Music Incredible Oriental track for the right Film scene.... A pensive and thoughtful, beautiful and peaceful winding Orient melody within a gentle fusion of piano and ethnic instrumentation such as Koto, Shakuhachi, Erhu (chinese fiddle/violin) and world Percussion. Gentle delicate & romantic. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
243899 3:44 Medium 106   


OLD CITY - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2013
Cyril Baranov Old City. Typical ethnic composition in Japanese Traditional theatrical music style. With necessary sandy voice of bamboo flute shakuhachi, three-stringed shamisen and meditative minimalistic ensemble of taiko drums. Emotional and heartful music of old Japan. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
585849 3:16 Medium 109   


RED SNOW - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2013
Cyril Baranov Red Snow. Contemporary music with elements of Japanese Traditional music. Tragic melody of people’s fate played by ancient low flute hotchiku with accompaniment of big orchestral strings and low beats of the drums. Melody that flows freely just like blood through the snow. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
580125 4:11 Medium 120   


ASIAN SECRETS - (by Dewey Dellay)  Year: 2009
Dewey Dellay Mysterious Asian Japanese contemporary mood. Great for drama or setting scenes. Dramatic documentary, travel montage, ancient lands, secretive journeys, adventure, dramatic and exotic romance. East meets West and does the kimono stay or go? Mystical and exotic. Dark alleys, opium den, Yakuza action. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
333595 1:36 Medium 125   


SAMURAI 2:04 - (by The Music Bakery)  Year: 2008
The Music Bakery Up-Tempo: This exotic, percussive cut takes the listener to the Pacific Rim. It's an ancient ceremonial dance, equally appropriate for exploratory documentaries or to underscore a corporation's entrance into the Asian-Pacific market. Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
280059 2:08 Very Slow 58   
60sec - Themes, Theme Music (pending)
280060 1:04 Very Fast 236   
30sec - Themes, Theme Music (pending)
280061 0:35 Medium 117   
15sec - Themes, Theme Music (pending)
280062 0:19 Very Fast 235   


TEARS - (by Cyril Baranov)  Year: 2013
Cyril Baranov Tears. Contemporary composition with elements of Japanese Traditional music. Smooth orchestral strings, low and deep voice of hotchiku flute, big beats of taiko drums. Tragic and sorrowful music of fate and soul with Japanese heart. Clean, smooth and powerful. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
580126 2:21 Medium 105   


TRIBAL DRUMS EPIC MOVIE - (by Steve E. Williams)  Year: 2012
Steve E. Williams Large Hans Zimmer film score tribal drums like Pearl Harbor (similar to King Kong, Passion of the Christ, District 9). Uses: jungle, Polynesian, villages, African, nature shows, Discovery Channel, survival, off-road advertising, transitions. Subwoofer pounding drums, primitive jungle atmosphere, Instrumental, Corporate, Corporate World Beat
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Epic Full Mix) - Corporate, Corporate World Beat  
511953 1:55 Medium 120   
30sec (30 second) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic  
512015 0:30 Medium 120   
60sec (60 second) - Drums, Tribal Drums  
512006 1:00 Medium 120   


TRIBAL DRUMS KING KONG 30 SEC - (by Steve E. Williams)  Year: 2010
Steve E. Williams Big Japanese Taiko drums as in the Hans Zimmer film score tribal drums for King Kong, Pearl Harbor, or like Jumanji. Uses: jungle, warfare, military, villages, nature, Discovery Channel survival type shows, advertising, transitions. Subwoofer pounding ethnic drums with impact hits. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic  
418972 0:30 Med Fast 144   


SAKURA DREAM - (by Space Taster)  Year: 2015
Space Taster Tranquil eastern theme with a beautiful melody. Traditional japanese and orchestral instruments create a meditative atmosphere that is both is spiritual and noble. Perfect for travelogues, anime featuring feudal Japan, cookery, any documentary on an eastern theme. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432404 2:07 Med Slow 102   
Variation (Minus melody/lead) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432927 2:05 Med Slow 102   
30sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432926 0:31 Med Slow 102   
60sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
432936 1:02 Med Slow 102   


FUKUSHIMA - (by Carl Miles)  Year: 2011
Carl Miles Beautiful medium tempo Japanese Pop ballad which feature Electric Piano, Koto, Drums and Harp. Rich in harmonic color and melody it is dedicated to the peopleof Fukushima Japan and their strong will and determination to return to normallife. Documentary, Cable News, Play List Japanese TV. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
483549 2:41 Medium 108   


CLOUDS OF FUJISAN - (by Space Taster)  Year: 2015
Space Taster Noble and meditative piece, with a hauntingly beautiful melody. Traditional japanese and orchestral instruments create a tranquil, majestic and inspiring musical theme. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
429724 3:27 Medium 120   
Variation A (Minus main melody) - New Age, Ethnic Fusion
433375 3:06 Medium 120   
Variation B (Punchy Arrangement) - New Age, Ethnic Fusion
429988 1:31 Medium 120   
30sec - New Age, Meditation
429997 0:31 Medium 120   
15sec - New Age, Nature
430000 0:15 Medium 120   
60sec - Themes, World Music (pending)
429996 1:02 Medium 120   


TEMPLE SPIRITS - (by Space Taster)  Year: 2015
Space Taster Noble and meditative piece, with a hauntingly beautiful melody. Traditional japanese and orchestral instruments create a tranquil, majestic and inspiring musical theme Perfect for travelogues, anime, documentaries on an eastern theme. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Elegant & Exotic) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
490837 2:04 Medium 115   


KINGDOM OF THE JAPANESE - (by Bjorn Lynne)  Year: 2008
Bjorn Lynne A varied track which goes through various movements; some serene and romantic - others dark and menacing. Japanese Taiko drums, Shinmue, Koto, and Waterphone. This track goes through many different sections of Japanese inspired music. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
319854 4:56 Mixed   


TAIKO THUNDER - (by Adam DiTroia)  Year: 2008
Adam DiTroia A short burst of thunderous Japanese Taiko drumming. Great for commercials and trailers. Makes a great stinger, ringtone, website intro, app sound, and more. Taiko drums have been used for centuries in Japan. They have a commanding and powerful presence that will greatly enhance your production! Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Stinger - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
510154 0:12 Med Slow 93   


SHOJOJI (THE RACOON SONG) - (by Mark Knox)  Year: 1925
Mark Knox A Japanese children’s song about a hungry raccoon who lives in a temple and beats his belly like a drum. An infectious melody that almost every Japanese person knows. Even if you’ve never heard it before, it sounds familiar. Innocent, fun and child-like with many different mixes - take a listen. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available
610857 1:39 Fast 164   


SLOW BOAT ON THE YANGTZE - (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, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
579220 1:59 Med Slow 102   


NIGHT SINGING MOON - (by Space Taster)  Year: 2015
Space Taster Noble and meditative japanese music, with a hauntingly beautiful melody. Traditional and orchestral instruments create a tranquil, majestic and dramatic musical theme perfect for films, travel, drama, documentaries, anime/cartoons. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
545473 1:51 Med Slow 102   
Variation - New Age, Ethnic Fusion
544354 1:31 Med Slow 102   


SEARCHING FOR KODAMA - (by Kalliope)  Year: 2010
Kalliope The Kodama come alive in this Japanese flavored piece where lush strings, a classical guitar and a theremin confront an angry koto! Flowing and fresh, think Miyazaki Film, Joe Hisaishi soundtrack. Beautiful haunting melody provides a great underscore for soulful searching or reflection, hopeful, sad, Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
454530 3:44 Medium 105   


KOTO RING - (by John Judd)  Year: 2012
John Judd A short traditional Japanese piece utilizing the koto, bass koto, shakuhachi, and percussion. Perfect for a project needing a short piece that creates an atmosphere of Traditional Japan. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Bed (Exotic & Alluring) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
539032 0:24 Medium 112   


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