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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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MISTY MOUTAIN (ERHU DUET) - (by Shuang Long Tou)  Year: 2013
Shuang Long Tou Two Master Erhus perform an incredible version of a traditional Chinese piece. The exotic lines are dramtatically captured in high quality with a button ending to provide a unique recording of lush Asian music that can be used for many settings. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
612560 3:15 Slow 66 USD $211.95  


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 USD $134.95  


SHE WILL MARRY (ENSEMBLE) - (by Shuang Long Tou)  Year: 2013
Shuang Long Tou Chinese ensemble brings life to a wonderful traditional song. The lead erhu is quite expressive and gives the piece a dynamic character. Clean mix offers the user limitless possibilities for the use of this track. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
612565 3:44 Med Slow 88 USD $211.95  


BY THE LIGHT OF THE LANTERN - TRADITIONAL SOUTHERN SCHOOL - (by Jeremy Moyer)  Year: 1997
Jeremy Moyer An authentic ancient piece, originating from court ritual and used in Taoist temple ceremony as well as for aristocratic background chamber music, the solemn, regal feeling develops with bells and wood blocks. Main instruments are Taiwanese coconut shell fiddle and pipa lute. meditative, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Traditional Ensemble) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
399877 6:37 Slow 63 USD $165.95  


COTTON - (by Anthony Graham)  Year: 2012
Anthony Graham A gentle Chinese folk solo instrumental featuring plucked Pipa. Light, smooth and flowing harmonies. Film, TV, documentary. Women dancing gently, entertaining, feminine, delicate, bowing respectfully, couples doing a traditional dance in the palace, scene in a Chinese restaurant, sacred things. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
529816 2:03 Med Slow 90 USD $184.95  


DREAM CURTAIN (DOUBLE ERHU DUET) - (by Shuang Long Tou)  Year: 2013
Shuang Long Tou Two beautifully recorded Erhus provide a rare masterful recording of a beloved traditional Chinese piece. The performance is incredible and provides wonderful material to be used in almost infinite ways. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
612555 2:04 Slow 68 USD $166.95  


DISTRACTION (WITH PERCUSSION) - (by Shuang Long Tou)  Year: 2013
Shuang Long Tou Great Erhu solo with festive drums to drive the music. The master on erhu performs the melody incredibly and the listener is carried through the piece by the amazing performance and percussive elements. Great for many situations. There is still so much space left that the listener isn't overwhelmed. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
612554 3:00 Med Slow 84 USD $211.95  


LA JAULA DEL MONARCA (A MONARCH CAGE) - (by Jack Hsu)  Year: 2009
Jack Hsu Dramatic fusion of traditional Chinese and classical music with a spanish flare. Features Chinese violin with flamenco guitar and a beautiful string and piano accompaniment. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
384699 2:32 Medium 120 USD $146.00  


FIELDS OF BAMBOO - (by Kevin Webster)  Year: 2012
Kevin Webster Gentle, expressive Chinese melody played by traditional ensemble. Featuring live bawu lead. Evokes images of China's landscape and culture, for film, TV or video game. Instrumental, Asian music, dramatic music, documentary. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
542717 2:36 Medium 105 USD $246.95  
Variation (Extended Intro) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
551073 3:07 Medium 105 USD $192.95  


THREE STANZAS FROM YANG-GUAN - TANG DYNASTY MELODY - (by Jeremy Moyer)  Year: 1997
Jeremy Moyer Poignant and sparse, this is an authentic ancient classical Chinese piece, originating from the Tang dynasty. It evokes a solemn, regal, meditative mood. The instrumentation is Taiwanese coconut shell fiddle, erhu and pipa lute. The performance is peaceful and calming while creating a subtle tension, Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Traditional Melody) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
399927 6:27 Slow 77 USD $179.95  


SHE WILL MARRY (PLUS PERCUSSION) - (by Shuang Long Tou)  Year: 2013
Shuang Long Tou Chinese Ensemble version of classic Chinese music performed by the Xiao and incredible Erhu. Percussion and ethnic strings keep this piece moving and driving forward. This piece can be used as background, source, or any number of situations. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
612566 3:44 Med Slow 88 USD $211.95  


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 USD $160.95  
Loop A (Bridge) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
568229 0:17 Medium 115 USD $32.95  
Loop B (Verse) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
568228 0:17 Medium 115 USD $32.95  


JASMINE FLOWER - (by Donna Marie)  Year: 2012
Donna Marie Flutes, harps and zither float through this traditional Chinese melody. Peaceful background melody for meditation, restaurants, or to convey feelings of world music and far away places. The instruments trade off on melody and improvisation. Lots of glissandos with harp and zither. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
561291 2:54 Med Slow 80 USD $196.95  


MISTY MOUNTAIN (TRADITIONAL TRIO) - (by Shuang Long Tou)  Year: 2013
Shuang Long Tou Dueling erhus accompanied by an Asian zither create a remarkable piece of historical music. Both erhu lines played by a true master of the instrument in a great studio will help you use this music in many situations. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
612559 3:17 Slow 66 USD $211.95  


QUIET DAWN - (by Anthony Graham)  Year: 2012
Anthony Graham Harmonious, flowing and calm Chinese instrumental with plucked Pipa and Harp melodies. Smooth, soft, gentle, soothing, tranquil and serene. Suitable for Film, TV, Documentary, Travel Channel. Harmony, unity, purity, beautiful sunsets, sunrise, dawn. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
529814 2:02 No Tempo USD $239.95  


NIGHT PERFUME (CANON) - (by Shuang Long Tou)  Year: 2013
Shuang Long Tou A beautiful piece rarely ever performed as a canon duet. Two wonderful erhus perform the traditional melody masterfully and provide a hard to find recording of a great piece of Chinese history. Perfect as underscore, source music, or many other fine uses. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
612561 3:41 Medium 106 USD $211.95  


LOVE SORROW - (by Jack Hsu)  Year: 2009
Jack Hsu Elegant traditional Chinese track featuring Chinese violin with folksy acoustic guitar accompaniment. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
384694 4:54 Medium 120 USD $184.00  


KUNMING - (by Anthony Graham)  Year: 2012
Anthony Graham Light and gentle Chinese solo instrumental with plucked Pipa. Flowing, smooth and delicate. Film, TV, Documentary, Video. Folk music, traditional, soft and relaxed. Honour to the king, women doing a feminine dance, royal event, sacred things. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
529819 3:33 No Tempo USD $318.95  


LANTERN IN THE WIND - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2013
Rosalind Richards Calm, Chinese folk ensemble with traditional instruments of guzheng and xiao flute. Sweet, refined piece perfect for restaurants, travel documentary, cooking show or doing Tai Chi. Great soundtrack for film or TV. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
575430 3:44 Medium 105 USD $230.95  


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 USD $319.95  
Loop A (Loop 03) - New Age, Contemporary Instr
316949 0:17 Med Slow USD $38.95  
Loop B (Loop 01) - Asian, Asian
316947 0:34 Medium 116 USD $59.95  
Loop C (Loop 02) - Dramatic, Ethereal Music
316948 0:17 Medium 113 USD $41.95  
60sec (60-secs version) - Chinese, Chinese New Age
316946 1:04 Med Slow USD $121.95  
Loop (Loop 04) - Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
316950 0:17 Med Slow USD $43.95  
30sec (30-secs version) - Chinese, Chinese Ethereal
316945 0:32 Medium 117 USD $70.95  
Full Track (Underscore version) - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
316951 3:48 Med Slow USD $217.95  


GENTLE WAVE - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2013
Rosalind Richards Calm, soothing and beautiful Asian-styled piece with Flute, temple bowls and nature sounds. Lovely piece accompanying any nature scenes, spa or travel documentary. A peaceful walk overlooking a picturesque vista. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
577989 3:34 Med Slow 80 USD $230.95  


FLUTTERING LEAVES - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2013
Rosalind Richards Light and beautiful Asian piece with strings, flute, bell and water. Lovely floating melodies gently and harmoniously dance together. Perfect instrumental background for Asian film or TV creating a relaxing, uplifting and peaceful mood. Romantic, joyful and magical. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles  
578214 3:33 Med Slow 90 USD $230.95  


KOI POND - (by Rosalind Richards)  Year: 2013
Rosalind Richards Lovely, relaxing Asian piece with flute, wind and a beautiful zither. Pleasing sounds gently weave together with the wind in the background making is a perfect for a walk in nature. Perfect for Discovery channel or Travel or cooking show. Peaceful and light section in film. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
579720 3:21 Med Slow 80 USD $232.95  


MANDARIN SPRING - (by Abbas Premjee)  Year: 2015
Abbas Premjee Traditional Chinese music with traditional instruments create a folklike and lively picture. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available
747256 2:25 60 USD $98.95  


LAND OF THAI - (by Michael Nickolas)  Year: 2017
Michael Nickolas Done in the style of Thailand using authentic instruments. Has two distinct sections. Percussion, cymbals, hand claps and a marimba type of instrument. Choose from full, 15, 30, and 60 second versions, along with a loop and a sting. Vocal Samples, Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
840584 1:16 Med Fast 120 USD $110.95  
Stinger - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
840583 0:06 Med Fast 120 USD $24.95  
30sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
840580 0:30 Med Fast 120 USD $55.95  
60sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
840581 1:00 Med Fast 120 USD $92.95  
15sec - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
840579 0:15 Med Fast 120 USD $25.95  
Loop - Chinese, Chinese Folk Ensembles
840582 0:16 Med Fast 120 USD $32.95  


MANDARIN SUMMER - (by Abbas Premjee)  Year: 2015
Abbas Premjee Traditional Chinese music with a moderately serious edge. Good for culture and nature or documentaries. Instrumental, Chinese, Chinese Sad
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
747266 2:22 117 USD $98.95  


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 USD $59.95  


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 USD $153.95  

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