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Midnight Tale

"Midnight Tale"

Instruments: Guitar, Lute

Feel: Calm, Relaxed

Gather 'round the tavern's fire and I will share a tale for as long as I have ale. Hah! "Tale and ale!" I'm not guaranteeing rhymes, though. That was a coincidence. I was playing lute for an uninterested group of tavern-goers, when all of a sudden, I remembered that I had a sandwich for lunch! It looks like I'm out of ale, so that is the end of my tale.

ISRC: USUAN1900004
Uploaded: 2019-04-05

73 bpm

Genre: Soundtrack

Length: 2:42

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Flying Kerfuffle

"Flying Kerfuffle"

Instruments: Synths

Feel: Bouncy, Bright, Uplifting

Happy happy, happy happiness. Happier, happiest? Happy. Now that the word has lost all meaning, take a listen to this thing. It is dripping with joy. Ever see a sad person on a jetski? Of course not. It isn't possible. Similarly, you can't listen to this and be sad. No Mortal Can! You can be angry at it, you can dislike it, but you can't be sad because of it. What happens when you employ modern club music techniques on music for folk dances? This.

ISRC: USUAN1800020
Uploaded: 2019-02-04

144 bpm

Genre: Polka

Length: 4:10

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Flying Kerfuffle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Shadowlands 4 - Breath

"Shadowlands 4 - Breath"

Instruments: Synths

Feel: Eerie, Intense, Unnerving

Part four of seven. This is the pizza cutter of this series, round and edgy. It has a little bit of melodic complexity, but mostly it just sits around being creepy. Should work well under dialog.

ISRC: USUAN1700037
Uploaded: 2017-05-29

0 bpm

Genre: Horror

Length: 3:50

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Shadowlands 4 - Breath Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Funin and Sunin

"Funin and Sunin"

Instruments: Bass, Organ, Drums, Guitar

Feel: Bouncy, Bright, Relaxed

Deep and round-sounding beach-themed piece. It can be used for non-beach applications. Not to be used internally. May cause rashes.

ISRC: USUAN1700011
Uploaded: 2017-01-23

120 bpm

Genre: Rock

Length: 3:39

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Funin and Sunin Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Shenyang

"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.

ISRC: USUAN1600066
Uploaded: 2016-11-21

130 bpm

Genre: Soundtrack

Length: 2:31

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Cyborg Ninja

"Cyborg Ninja"

Instruments: Synths

Feel: Action, Bouncy, Driving

Your girlfriend has be kidnapped by ninja! Stage 1: Desert. Avoid the flaming balls and shoot cyborg ninja in the eye to win round. Retro-gaming circa 1988. I was seriously considering naming this piece "Flaming Balls" as that would also have been appropriate. Cyborg ninjas are just a little more '1988' to me. Need 10 hours of this? Loop it!

ISRC: USUAN1600008
Uploaded: 2016-02-03

Sheet Music: Available!

160 bpm

Genre: Electronica

Length: 3:00

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Gypsy Shoegazer

"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

Genre: Unclassifiable

Length: 4:20

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Tikopia

"Tikopia"

Instruments: Percussion

Feel: Dark, Driving, Grooving

The feel of this percussion pieces switches from straight to swing several times, but always has a round wooden sound to it.
This piece of music is available in an uncompressed format here.

ISRC: USUAN1100827
Uploaded: 2011-06-13

133 bpm

Genre: World

Length: 3:48

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Comin Round the Mountain

"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

Genre: Contemporary

Length: 2:54

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Comin Round the Mountain Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Song of the Volga Boatmen

"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

Genre: Classical

Length: 1:01

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New Friendly

"New Friendly"

Instruments: Synths, Choir

Feel: Bouncy, Bright, Grooving, Uplifting

The piece starts out nice, and then becomes a modulating monster about a minute in. It resolves to the initial key, and continues on. Lots of building! Very round-sounding.

ISRC: USUAN1200005
Uploaded: 2009-05-20

114 bpm

Genre: Electronica

Length: 2:49

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