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Shenyang
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Shenyang Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Shenyang"

Instruments: Erhu, Pipa, Yangqin, Percussion

Feel: Bright, Relaxed

When I do music based on folk traditions, I tend to name them after cities. Like this one: Shenyang. It is a little village of 8 million people that I've somehow never heard of. Oh sure, I've heard the name, but I don't associate it with anything specific. Chicago: Hot Dogs. Amsterdam: Offensively tall Dutch. Moscow: "Stop a Douchebag". Shenyang: No clue. How did I miss this city?? You already know if you need this piece, it has a more satisfying low-end than actual real Chinese music, and it should fit in with your modern productions well.

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ISRC: USUAN1600066
Uploaded: 2016-11-21

130 bpm Soundtrack 2:31
Gypsy Shoegazer
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Gypsy Shoegazer Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Gypsy Shoegazer"

Instruments: Percussion, Voice, Guitar, Trombone

Feel: Calming, Dark, Eerie, Somber

No, I don't know what this is. Some sort of Bulgarian dirge? It has a good 2-part folk melody that is pretty easy to sing, and a wonderful B section with super cadences at the middle and end.Sheet music for the voices available here.

ISRC: USUAN1200073
Uploaded: 2012-06-16

Sheet Music: Available!

120 bpm Unclassifiable 4:20
Comin Round the Mountain
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Comin Round the Mountain Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Comin Round the Mountain"

Instruments: Guitar, Bass, Kit, Synths

Feel: Bouncy, Bright, Grooving, Uplifting

Electro-acoustic rendering of the famous American folk song.

ISRC: USUAN1100817
Uploaded: 2011-04-22

104 bpm Contemporary 2:54
Song of the Volga Boatmen
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Song of the Volga Boatmen Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Song of the Volga Boatmen"

Instruments: Horn, Trombones, Tuba, Trumpets

Feel: Calming, Dark, Somber

Yo, Heave Ho! The classic theme of difficult drudgery. Based on a Russian folk song.
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ISRC: USUAN1100688
Uploaded: 2010-03-22

58 bpm Classical 1:01
Long Road Ahead
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Long Road Ahead Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Long Road Ahead"

Instruments: Choir. Strings, Brass, Percussion

Feel: Epic, Mystical, Somber

Very simple folk melody. Like the aftermath of a battle between good and evil. Major triumphant section for the final third of the piece.

ISRC: USUAN1100588
Uploaded: 2009-05-20

74 bpm Soundtrack 2:27
Tea Roots
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Tea Roots Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Tea Roots"

Instruments: Bass, Kit, Erhu, Organ, Guitar, Piano, Horns

Feel: Calming, Dark, Grooving

Almost straight-up reggae, but with a chinese folk violin in it.

ISRC: USUAN1100472
Uploaded: 2008-06-16

73 bpm Reggae 4:40
Folk Round
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Folk Round Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Folk Round"

Instruments: Guitar, Violin, Recorder, Piccolo, Percussion, Accordion

Feel: Dark, Eerie, Relaxed

A simple folk perpetual canon - also known as a round. Feels like a medieval campfire piece.

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ISRC: USUAN1100357
Uploaded: 2007-10-12

98 bpm Soundtrack 3:04
Achaidh Cheide
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Achaidh Cheide Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Achaidh Cheide"

Instruments: Fiddle, Harp. Whistle, Bouzouki, Dulcimer

Feel: Dark, Driving

Traditional Irish-sounding. I had a hard time classifying this in my existing feels. It feels like Irish folk music.

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ISRC: USUAN1100340
Uploaded: 2007-01-01

90 bpm World 2:14
Ishikari Lore
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Ishikari Lore Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Ishikari Lore"

Instruments: Koto, Flute, Percussion

Feel: Calming, Mystical, Relaxed

A new piece derived from Eastern folk music.
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ISRC: USUAN1100192
Uploaded: 2007-01-01

82 bpm World 2:44
Duet Musette
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Duet Musette Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Duet Musette"

Instruments: Accordion, Violin

Feel: Dark, Mysterious

Folk sounds from the continent. This is not a traditional anything, just improvisation in two chords.

ISRC: USUAN1100250
Uploaded: 2007-01-01

60 bpm World 2:20
Celtic Impulse
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Celtic Impulse Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Celtic Impulse"

Instruments: Hammer Dulcimer, Harp, Bouzouki, Tin Whistle

Feel: Dark, Driving, Mystical

Simple, easy-to-play folk-influenced tune in the D Dorian mode (related to D Minor).

ISRC: USUAN1100297
Uploaded: 2007-01-01

144 bpm World 2:38

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