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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   


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   


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   


THE GREAT WARRIOR - (by Akela Sun)  Year: 2009
Akela Sun This track starts off with an epic Taiko & Shakuhachi intro but soon elevates into an ecstatic blend of American Indian (Choctaw) voices, synthetic instruments & modern drum beat creating a beautiful, epic & adventurous experience. Great for Film & TV, documentaries & travel channels. Instrumental, Dramatic, Ethereal Music
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Dramatic, Ethereal Music
405243 5:19 Med Slow 90   
Variation (Epic Intro) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
405241 0:37 Med Slow 90   
60sec (Main Theme) - Corporate, Corp. New Age Electronic
405242 1:01 Med Slow 90   
Loop (8 bar loop) - Electronic, Ethnic Electronica
553601 0:22 Med Slow 90   
Variation (shorter mix) - Electronic, Ethnic Electronica
653148 3:00 Med Slow 90   


SAKURA MASH UP - (by Alan Fagan)
Alan Fagan Sakura Mash Up is a modern, eclectic arrangement of the traditional Japanese folk song. It blends traditional Eastern elements with Western dance grooves. Excellent underscore for Far East travel, promo or documentary. Tokyo romance, Geisha affair, Ninja, Samurai, Orient, organized crime, night life, Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
733376 1:53 Medium 100   
Loop A (No Melody) - Japanese, Game Music
733372 1:14 Medium 100   
Loop B - Japanese, Game Music
733373 1:14 Medium 100   
Stem (Drums and Bass) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
733370 1:40 Medium 100   
Variation A (Ethnic Mix) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
733371 1:53 Medium 100   
Variation B (No Melody) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
733374 1:53 Medium 100   
Ident - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
733375 0:22 Medium 100   


MELANCHOLY JAPANESE TRADITIONAL - (by Doubletime Creations)  Year: 2012
Doubletime Creations Dreamy visions in a misty Buddhist temple. Features shakuhachi, koto, and taiko drum in a slow, meditative, trance-like tempo. Perfect for quiet scenes, moments of relaxation, and Japanese period films similar to "The Last Samurai" and "Dream" by Kurosawa. Instrumental, Japanese, Taiko
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Taiko  
545603 1:25 Slow 62   
30sec - Japanese, Taiko  
545624 0:30 Slow 62   
60sec - Japanese, Taiko  
545627 1:00 Slow 62   
30sec - Japanese, Taiko  
545626 0:30 Slow 62   
15sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic  
545622 0:15 Slow 62   


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   


JAPANESE WATERFALLS - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2012
Rosalind Richards Highly dramatic and mysterious track with cool suspenseful exotic sounds and surprises. Spacious and atmospheric, perfect movie trailer or soundtrack for historic, fantasy, sci-fi drama. Breathy hisses, chimes, twangs, gongs and taikos all creating a suspenseful backdrop. Flute weaves throughout. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
544490 6:23 Med Slow 104   
60sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
544492 1:10 Medium 105   
30sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
544493 0:34 Medium 110   


JAPANESE SUN ANTHEM - (by Christopher Fuller)  Year: 2013
Christopher Fuller This is a peaceful and reverent Japanese tune in a traditional style utilizing koto and shamisen, with strings for dramatic effect. Perfect for documentaries, Samurai or other period productions, or anything that needs a tranquil inspiring Asian flavor. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
609168 1:04 Slow 90   
30sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
609169 0:32 Slow 90   


FUJI IN WINTER - (by Piotr Pacyna)  Year: 2011
Piotr Pacyna A stylish blend of the East and the West. Traditional japanese instruments like koto, and shakuhachi combined with contemporary r'n'b groove and occasional electronic elements. Highly suitable for travel, journeys, holidays and vacations in exotic and far-away places. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
479978 3:01 Med Slow 100   
Loop - Japanese, Japan
479980 0:20 Med Slow 100   
Variation (Underscore) - Japanese, Japan
479983 2:59 Med Slow 100   
Loop - Japanese, Japan
479979 0:20 Med Slow 100   
60sec - Japanese, Japan
479977 0:59 Med Slow 100   
Variation (Minimal melodies) - Japanese, Japan
479982 3:00 Med Slow 100   
Loop - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
479981 0:20 Med Slow 100   
30sec - Japanese, Japanese Ethereal
479976 0:30 Med Slow 100   


WANDERING MONK - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2012
Rosalind Richards Wandering Monk travels searching for meaning through danger, espionage and intrigue. Rich changing moods and colors. Perfect for dramatic soundtrack or Asian historical or fantasy drama. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
544488 0:38 Medium 110   


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   


JAPANESE ZEN GARDEN - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2011
Rosalind Richards Dramatic Japanese soundscape with ancient traditional instruments: Mysterious flute, shakuhachi, koto, katana drums, clappers, gongs. Moody and beautiful, with an edgy koto theme & unexpected rhythmic touches. Exotic mysterious passionate. Geisha love story, espionage, Kung Fu, tea house, mystery, Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
454783 6:35 Med Slow 84   
60sec (Shorter Version) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
454782 1:01 Med Slow 100   
30sec (Shorter Version) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
454982 0:31 Med Slow 83   


TAIKOHAI - (by Nigel Male)  Year: 2010
Nigel Male Take away or eat in? Exploring or kicking back. A quirky asian/fusion to set the perfect mood for commercial, travel, current affairs, video games, underscore, information, education TV, ringtone. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
430179 1:01 Medium 113   


FESTIVE JAPANESE TRADITIONAL - (by Doubletime Creations)  Year: 2012
Doubletime Creations Vibrant Japanese instrumental in traditional taiko style. Features singing flute and driving taiko drums in an upbeat groove suitable for traditional Japanese ceremonies and anything needing lively accompaniment. Perfect for scenes portraying spirited action or Japanese historical culture. Instrumental, Japanese, Taiko
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Japanese, Taiko  
545405 1:06 Medium 122   
30sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic  
658420 0:31 Medium 122   
15sec - Japanese, Japanese Ethereal  
658421 0:16 Medium 122   


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   


BAMBOO WARRIOR - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2011
Rosalind Richards Dramatic opening of taiko drums lead into beautiful orchestral landscape of strings, flutes, drums, temple blocks. Meaningful background to battle or war. Romantic, deep, profound, epic drama. Story of feudal lords. Perfect for movie score or TV instrumental, travel or history. Beautiful warm flute, Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec (Shorter Version) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
501668 1:01 Medium 120   


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   


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   


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   


SWORDS CLASHING UNDER THE SNOWFALL - (by Michael Huang)  Year: 2007
Michael Huang Tension-filled ethnic-influenced action loop with strong Japanese flavor. Elegant Koto with strong Taiko drums. For Asian travel documentary or to show the ruggedness of a Japanese automobiles, Asian-themed products or promotion, including luxury male fashion or colognes, Ninja heroes, battle scenes, Male Vocals, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Loop - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
340663 0:34 Med Fast   


JAPANESE GEISHA GIRL - (by Audio Architect Music)  Year: 2011
Audio Architect Music Traditional, minimal Japanese music in a major key. Suitable for most Asian flavoured projects. Slow, sparse, delicate and uplifting. Features shamisen and koto. Think geisha girls performing a tea ceremony. Great for documentary, cooking show, travel show, tv advertising, culture and meditation. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
450309 1:01 Med Slow 87   


COMING STORM - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2011
Rosalind Richards Exciting taiko drum opening, orchestral strings, gongs, bells, dramatic harp glizzandos, mysterious, steady harp ostinato. samurai warrior dressing for battle, villagers stealing away before a fight, procession of battle. Lines of Mounted Soldiers Crossing Terrain. Peaceful Kingdom Facing War,, Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
462274 6:17 Med Slow 93   
Variation (Shorter Version) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
461667 1:11 Med Slow 93   


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   


INTO THE RISING SUN - (by Joe Pignato)  Year: 2013
Joe Pignato Dramatic Japanese music featuring traditional instrument such as the Koto, shakuhachi (flute) and taiko drums. A great match for documentaries, film, tv, games, plays, websites and more. Yakuza adventure, Ninjas flying into battle. Action, romantic drama, travel, post-war documentaries. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
580381 2:26 Med Slow 85   


SAMURAI LAMENT - (by Joe Pignato)  Year: 2010
Joe Pignato Dramatic music played with oriental instruments over a low droning ethereal pad. Just imagine an ancient Japanese Warrior on a quest or mourning the loss of his companions. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
514000 1:59 Med Slow 100   


SAMURAI - (by Rolf Lortz)  Year: 2011
Rolf Lortz An instrumental asian world fusion song inspired by a japanese tune played on Koto, Bass Koto, Shamisen, bamboo flute and erhu. It is driven by a pulsating rock drum rythm with a bamboo flute and ErHu melody. Perfect soundtrack for Samurai movies. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
509213 1:37 Medium 122   


ANCIENT WARRIORS (MAIN) - (by Alec Makinson)  Year: 2011
Alec Makinson Expansive, panoramic and noble far-eastern dramatic track. A real feeling of ancient Chinese or Japanese history. Featuring strings, large gongs, cymbals & horns alongside ethnic stringed instrument and percussion. Perfect for documentary visuals & travelogue. Main mix plus underscore, Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (main mix) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
506109 1:38 Slow 70   
Variation (underscore) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
506171 1:11 Slow 70   


SAMURAI PREPARES (PERC AND DRUMS ONLY) - (by Adam DiTroia)  Year: 2011
Adam DiTroia An authentic yet modern Asian inspired track featuring thunderous Taiko drums and Asian percussion, Koto, Shamisen, strings, and rock elements such as fretless bass and drums. Alternate mixes and versions available also. Would work well in both dramatic and educational projects and more. Thank you. Instrumental, Asian, Asian Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Variation (Perc and Drums Only) - Asian, Asian Dramatic  
463467 1:06 Med Fast 140   
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
463466 1:06 Med Fast 140   
Variation A (Asian Elements Only) - Asian, Asian Dramatic  
463468 0:59 Med Fast 140   
Variation B (Alternate Mix 2) - Asian, Asian Dramatic  
463469 1:06 Med Fast 140   
Variation C (Alternate mix 1) - Asian, Asian Dramatic  
463470 1:06 Med Fast 140   
Variation D (Shorter Version 1) - Asian, Asian Dramatic  
463476 0:37 Med Fast 140   


TEARS OF A GEISHA - (by Andrew GCN Fleming)  Year: 2011
Andrew GCN Fleming This short Japanese piece would make the perfect transition for Asian-influenced travel, culture, history, romance, drama programmes / documentaries / footage. Two instruments have been used to create this traditional and evocative interlude, namely the koto and bamboo flute. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Segue - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
481957 0:28 Med Slow 80   


HIROSHIMA - (by Mark Knox)  Year: 1998
Mark Knox An emotional Japanese style theme inspired by the children of Hiroshima singing and presenting paper cranes in Peace Park. Perfect for any visual showing Japanese children, Japanese innocence, Japanese tradition or a commercial music bed that calls for an Asian flavor. Children sing in the full mix. Childrens Vocals, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track ( Full Vocal) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
469492 3:42 Med Slow 100   
60sec (60 sec. Edit) - Japanese, Min'yo
467095 1:01 Med Slow 100   
Variation (Instrumental Edit) - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
467094 1:31 Med Slow 100   
Bed (Elegant Dreamy Instrumental) - Japanese, Japanese Ethereal
673452 3:43 Med Slow 100   


WANDERING MONK - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2012
Rosalind Richards Perfect for dramatic soundtrack filled with romance and intrigue. Smokey dreamy japanese landscape with images of teahouse, geisha, battle, swords, samurai and colorful dress. Lonesome journey, wandering, alone, searching, reflecting. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
544486 1:08 Medium 110   


OUT OF SAKI - (by Solfeggio Shaman)  Year: 2011
Solfeggio Shaman A climactic & dramatic ensemble with traditional & tribal Japanese instruments and sounds with underlying solfeggio tones, spring drum rhythms & melodies. Mysterious, edgy, exotic and beautiful. Poignant aftermath, romantic, medical drama, lovers' reunion, flashbacks. Elegant travel documentary, Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Japanese, Japanese Dramatic  
484027 3:02 Med Slow 80   


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