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Prominent Instrument: Koto

Found 54 tracks

A short Japanese Koto piece, with a mysterious vibe. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

This solo instrument piece describes a journey throughout the country of China. This would work extremely well in a travel show as well as any media requiring a piece of asian background music. [Tempo: Slow / 93 BPM]

A short koto piece that captures the essence of Japanese musical improvisation. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An exotic and simple track made with various ethnic Chinese instruments in ancient Chinese opera style. Simple structure, without any stops. Exotic / Asia / Far East / Ethnic. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 80 BPM]

A sombre piece of musical imagery, this track has a strong sense of history. Very organic, and evenly paced to make it highly suitable as background music for geography, history, fantasy, travel or mythology related material. Also great for fantasy/RPG games etc. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

Very atmospheric and dreamy Japanese winter garden style with echoey acoustic guitars, koto and shamisen over sparse oriental percussion. [Tempo: Slow / 54 BPM]

A calm and warm Japanese koto piece, with mild electronic synthesizer elements and a laid back, grooving drum beat. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 57 BPM]

a contemporary percussion filled composition accompanied by a japanese picked metallic string instrument called a koto. It's weird but dancy touch would certainly be a righteous pick for any ethnic moving and dynamic footage. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 125 BPM]

Oriental new age music, played on a delicate harp. Meditative, joyful and inspirational tune. [Tempo: Slow / 88 BPM]

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This track combines pad synth and hand drums with Asian plucked strings. Perfect for any scene in an Asian country such as China, Japan or Korea. [Tempo: Medium / 135 BPM]

An intense Japanese piece. Heavy, grooving percussion combines with traditional wind and string instruments to create a dark, adventurous, and dangerous overall vibe. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 70 BPM]

Chinese pop with a traditional edge. Features traditional Chinese instruments bawu and pipa with Western pop style bass and drums. Mysterious and haunting. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

Bring out your inner Zen master with this ethereal meditation piece featuring temple bells, ocean waves and breeze, flute, percussion, and choir. Use for yoga, meditation, spa treatments, travel, corporate branding, tourism, exotic locations. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Soft, light and gentle music with an Oriental / Far East influence. Soothing and pretty; suitable for relaxation, yoga, chilled-out background music, travel and documentary, etc. Piano and oriental Koto instrument. Available with or without the choir and 'Agnus Dei' phrases. [Tempo: Slow / 65 BPM]

A bright and chirpy Indie-pop track with slight Dance/EDM influences. A little bit quirky and different. Sweet / Flowering / Bright. [Tempo: Medium / 128 BPM]

Mysterious, foreboding, gradually building track with Eastern influences. Mystical, uneasy, atmospherical. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

A short, gentle, ambient piece, with mild chordal tension and a Japanese flair. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Very soft and beautiful piece. Cool, lazy and melancholy piano arpeggios are overladen with lush strings and koto melodies to provide a very emotional and evocative jewel. [Tempo: Slow / 90 BPM]

A mellow paced theme played on a Dawn Yueqin and ethnic Chinese flute. Evokes the soft, peaceful and beautiful landscapes of modern China. Perfect modern production which bridges the old historic China with the emergence of the new generation. Ideal for corporate, travel channel and drama. [Tempo: Slow / 68 BPM]

This track fuses traditional instrumentation such as the Koto, Santur and Shaku with a contemporary hip hop type beat making it the perfect soundtrack for projects relating to modern chinese culture, travel and cuisine. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

Oriental moods and melodies, joined by a contemporary backing. Pan flutes. China, Malaysia, Thailand, Tibet, Far East. Positive, happy and uplifting. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 75 BPM]

Ethnic instrumental music with flute and percussion. Percussive, haunting track with moments of cinematic tension, ethnic and ethereal ambiences blend with drums sounds, acoustic percussions. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 92 BPM]

This piece moves through various sections of chinese inspired ambient and rhythmic music. Some melodic elements (Chinese main theme), but also some sections with just background ambience and Chinese percussion. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A deep relaxation / ambient track. Blissful, slow, warm and soothing. Repeating, slow Harp pattern. Soft, dreamy flute melody. Subtle ethnic Koto joins in for a very slightly Japanese feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 90 BPM]

Foreboding drone with mountain flute, ethnic percussion and vocalizing, chants. General exotic, mysterious feel, can be Native American, South American, Polynesian, Aztec, Inca, or African. Tribal, ethnic, exotic, africa. [Tempo: Slow / 66 BPM]

A dark and mysterious Japanese piece, with an intense and adventurous overall vibe. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 83 BPM]

A downtempo, atmospheric electronic piece with a steady groove, mysterious feel, and Japanese elements. [Tempo: Slow / 59 BPM]

Peaceful, calm ambient track blending japanese instruments (koto, erhu, shakuhachi, percussion) with electronics. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

Traditional Japanese meets todays hi-tech and busy life, with Drum & Bass rhythms. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 166 BPM]

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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. [Tempo: Slow]

Traditional percussion instruments combine with an electronic flair and mysterious background vocal tracks to create this grooving piece. [Tempo: Medium / 106 BPM]

A relaxing, smooth lounge track with a Japanese feel, using a warm electric piano, downtempo drums and a koto for the melody line. Slightly jazzy lounge feel. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

Middle Eastern melody played by an exotic-sounding string instrument and backed by hypnotic bells, sequences, and tribal drums. Bridge breaks down into funky double time for a surprising mood twist, and then returns to the Middle Eastern theme. Includes elements of Bollywood, funk, electronica, and world music. [Tempo: Medium / 102 BPM]

A cinematic soundtrack piece with a strong Arabic / Middle Eastern / Turkish / Egyptian feel. Persian, Arabian, Turkey, Egypt, exotic percussion, strings and woodwinds. Sweeping, epic, like an amazing journey to a far-away land, new discoveries and great adventures. Sitar, tabla, eastern strings and other middle east instrumentation. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Amusing and a little mischievous track that has hints of Thomas Newman a la American Beauty. The track contains an unusual combination of instruments such as marimbas, mandolin, harp, strings which all play with a staccato rhythm to create a boyish theme for a high school teacher who falls for a school pupil. [Tempo: Slow, Fast / 55 BPM]

Calm and pleasant Chinese folk with a modern, cinematic twist. Features Guzheng, strings, piano, synth bass and electronic percussion. Great background music for movies and documentaries. [Tempo: Slow / 64 BPM]

A calm, relaxing, soothing and beautiful track with piano, strings and an occasional exotic flute and koto sounds. Harmony / Bliss / Beauty. Delicate, slightly wistful and exotic. Available with or without the Choir sound. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 47 BPM]

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