Royalty Free Ethnic Music

Buy a License
The song "Middle East Conflict" combines Arab musical instruments (like-violins, woodwinds and strings) with modern Western sounds. Suitable for videos and films about Arab countries or the Middle East.
Buy a License
This is an Arabic middle eastern track, orchestrated with oud, Arabian flute, and percussion.Great for oriental and middle east projects, Africa and desert scenes, Arab documentary, oriental backgrounds and much more.
Buy a License
A nice and playful background music track featuring ethnic drums, bells and viola. This track could add feelggod energy and a exotic feeling to many types of project.
Buy a License
Dramatic cinematic background music track in russian ethnic style. Perfect for your travel, military, dramatic films, videos and media projects.
Buy a License
A tropical happy tune with a jumpy beat and a catchy melody. Featuring ethnic flute, various percussion, a harp and a celeste. Suitable for video games with a forest, jungle or an island themes. Can be used in children related productions or commercials. Picture a small colorful island with coconut trees, clear sand and colorful birds.
Buy a License
African epic cinematic music with ethnic instruments, choir, brass, and strings. Perfect music for your adventure films, games, exotic travels or video about safari and nature.
Buy a License
Soft but groovy ethnic fusion tune flavored by Indian percussion, synth pads and bells. Good for gaming or video, yoga session or dynamic meditation.
Buy a License
This is the original mix of Western country music with Eastern ethnic motives. This cinematic background music is full of exotic Mongolian, Arabic elements and folk instruments. Enjoy.
Buy a License
Traditional happy upbeat African track featuring an array of ethnic instruments including bongos, African ethnic guitar and hollowood percussion. A very useful background track with many joyful, upbeat elements making it useful for fun and games, animal themes or quirky scenes.
1:48 , 0:19, 0:19U
Buy a License
"The fart song" This is the story about three talented musicians that ate in the wrong place before a concert.
Buy a License
Traditional instruments such as Marimba and mixed gender African vocals provide a happy, upbeat track designed to imply a sense of freedom and feel good atmosphere, which is very suitable for advertising purposes. The melody suggests a sense of well being and happiness, whilst creating a sense of freedom in a modern way. Also very useful for travel and documentary themes.
Buy a License
Сhina Nature is a beautiful and atmospheric track, full of lyric and tender. Great for travel and ethnic films, nature and meditation videos, landscapes and much more. Also perfect for romantic and sentimental scenes, Asian and Chinese backgrounds and much more. Mood: relax, peaceful, breezy, flowing, epic, mystery, romantic, Instruments: Hulusi flute, wind bells, percussion, rain stick, synth pads
Buy a License
A grand tribal middle eastern composition. Massive attack of ethnic percussion and juicy string section stabs. Can be used for a massive dance show with a lot of dancers and colorful stage action or epic fight.
Buy a License
African pop track with lots of original instruments. Full arrangement with tribal choir.
Buy a License
Energetic track with running drums and african mixed electronic percussion loops. A mixture of ethnic mood and contemporary electronic sounds. Perfect for locations scenes of action in the jungle.
Buy a License
A heartbreaking melodic oriental composition that bursts through the boundaries of your imagination. Slow and enchanting. Will make you reminisce. Featuring acoustic guitar, mandolin, classical guitar and a ney flute.
Buy a License
Spiritual sensual track in ethnic style is good for for yoga, spa, mindfulness, meditation, relaxing, chillout, spiritual, zen, yoga massage, video etc.
Buy a License
Get ready for action! Get ready for a big adventure! Ethnic percussion for any kind of your projects. I hope you like it.
1:20 , 1:25
Buy a License
Beautiful, inspiring, gentle, atmospheric and relaxing composition. Great for travel documentary or tourism, advertising, different cultures, world discovery, Asian adventures, ethnic life, and more.
Buy a License
A cheerful and inspirational track with oriental ethnic instruments. Suitable for funny videos, Indian Bollywood style movies, desert road trip, and will cheer up any project.
Buy a License
Arabic cinematic track, combining ethnic duduk melody along with stylish synth beats. Suitable for projects about the Middle East as the main theme for TV programs, production films, documentaries, news, travel videos or even for Epic Hollywood blockbuster movie.
1:05 , 1:10
Buy a License
Angry Dubai is super aggressive pumping energetic trap royalty free audio. This Middle Eastern flavor background music suitable for nightclub dance party, youth-oriented projects, extreme sports, nightclub scenes, city street scenes, and more.
1:53 , 0:36, 1:07, 2:00
Buy a License
Gentle, atmospheric and relaxing traditional Chinese composition with a soothing and warm feel. Featuring Chinese Guzheng Zither accompanied by warm strings, percussions, and other traditional Chinese instruments. Great for healing meditation, a relaxing practice of yoga or thai chi, spa massage, etc.
Buy a License
Ethnic African music groove using traditional African instruments and vocals. In mix used forest reverb and for mastering modern technology.
Buy a License
This is a happy and romantic Mexican mariachi music, full of fun and joy. Great for fiesta and celebration background, Spanish and Mexico travel shows and more.
Buy a License
On the horizon is visible crystal castle, from which heard the magic sounds of the harp, guitar, celesta and percussion ...
Buy a License
Deep atmosphere of evening forest, good for relaxation. Flute, santur and ethnic percussion make a magic in this track.
Buy a License
Inspiring cinematic music with marimba, piano, cello, strings, drums. Perfect for documentary films, technical discovery, time lapse videos, film, slideshow, cinematic projects, nature videos, and more.
Buy a License
A calm relaxing track with nature sound of water and birds combined with bongos drums and rainstick. Ideal for relaxation, natural serenity and meditation.
Buy a License
An eclectic, fusion piece featuring African percussion and a poppy Ukulele theme. Great for ethnic based visuals or applications, travelogues, safari shows or zoo expeditions, and more. You can use as playful cinematic transition. World fusion music.
Buy a License
Heroic and powerful world music from the Middle East / Persian style. Orchestrated with strings, kettle drums, percussion and ney flute. Perfect as a soundtrack for adventures movie score, Aladdin and his wonderful lamp, 1001 Arabian Nights tales, and historically based movies.
Buy a License
Oriental track with focus on rhythm elements. A versatile piece with many eastern instruments. Perfect for any travel project.
Buy a License
Middle East ethnic background music with relaxing and lush atmosphere. This track is great for travel documentaries about Marocco, OAE, Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia, Sahara desert, and more. Instruments and orchestration: Arabic strings, synth pads, rain maker.
Buy a License
This is an ambient tribal world music, full of atmosphere of mystery. Great for deep forest scenes, African safari, nature films, wildlife projects, travel and journey shows, mysterious and suspenseful jungle scenes, world ethnic documentary films.
Buy a License
A relaxing, exotic, ethnic percussion piece. Perfect for cinematic productions, games and more!
Buy a License
A Scottish hymn with bagpipes and marching drums. Perfect for Celtic projects, games and as alternative music for "BraveHeart" kind of soundtrack.
Buy a License
Authentic Indian world track with typical sitar sound for every travel project, documentary and more.
1:07 , 1:11
Buy a License
Tribal Hunting is a percussion rhythmic beat that will take you to the deepest jungle hunting world and will work perfectly with any travel, living and nature related type of video projects. Because of its universal construction, well known traditional native percussion instruments and unique sand-drum, this music will work very well as an ethnic background.
Buy a License
This music combines a peaceful presence with relaxing energy. The beautiful bell melodies dance over an echoing style while the dreamy flute and bass create the atmosphere. This music works great for a wide variety of projects including ads, television, animation and more.
Buy a License
Bouncy ethnic track filled with a haunting and mysterious atmosphere of Africa or Native America. This track is great for safari, adventures video games, traveling in the wild jungle, sacred shamanic rituals, primitive and traditional scenes, tribal soundscape and much more. Instruments: African drums, shakers, percussion, jungle flute, synth pads, bass, vocals
Buy a License
This is the quintessential American country folk song "Oh Susanna" played with a Japanese shamisen and an Italian mandolin. The mood is very country and the ethnic instruments really resemble a banjo, but yet it's capable to give a very characteristic country sound and feel. You will not find any similar version of this song anywhere else, so if you are going with an original taste this is definitely your choice! Particularly suited for child projects, folk background, cowboys video, advertisements, etc.
Buy a License
This track is great for Arab and ethnic scenes, desert and oriental landscapes, world travel videos, Aladdin style films, etc. Instruments and orchestration: percussion, Arabian flute, synth pads, shakers, tambourine.
Buy a License
Beautiful ethnic flute and natural sounds create calm and serene atmosphere, full of peace and tenderness. Great for travel documentaries and Asian theme films, relaxing spa presentation videos, nature landscapes and meditation, early morning, Tai Chi Chuan practice, Chinese culture backgrounds and more.
Buy a License
This is an Asian world music track, full of beauty and exotic atmosphere. Great for travel and journey films, nature and meditation videos, landscapes, oriental culture, Japanese and Chinese traditions, ethnic documentary films and much more.
Buy a License
Asian music with traditional ethnic instruments, world percussion and orchestral. Perfect for using in oriental movies, documentaries about Japan or China, Tai Chi or Qigong practice, travel videos, other exotic projects.
Buy a License
This track is great for ethnic and oriental scenes, desert and Arab landscapes, world travel shows, documentary tv. Instruments and orchestration: darbuka, Egyptian ney flute, synth pads, shakers, and tambourine, bass
Buy a License
This is an Asian world music track, full of beauty and oriental atmosphere. Great for world travel films, ethnic documentaries, meditation videos, nature landscapes. Also perfect for culture and tradition scenes of Japan, South Korea and Chine.
Buy a License
Whimsical and playful tropical background music loop. Quirky yet calm tropic island music, featuring marimba, vibraphone, ukulele and percussion. Best for light joyful holiday and vacation, bright lighthearted moment and kids playground scenes.
Buy a License
Charming and mysterious ethnic background music from Middle Eastern or North Africa region. Ideally, for your adventure film and video game about snake charmer shows, belly dancing in the harem style, Aladdin's lamp and Genie, starry night in the Sahara desert, slow-moving camel caravan. Also good for travelogue video about Morocco, Dubai or Egyptian pyramides.
Buy a License
Evocative female vocalisms, exotic colors and great suggestion in this track that mixes the sounds of the north and south of the world. Suitable in background, for documentaries and films.
Buy a License
Bouncy and carefree tropical background music played with kalimba, African drums, and shakers. Great choice for mini arcade games, Caribbean summer party, a journey to Africa, safari experience, tribal life scenes, travel into wild jungles or zoo park.
Buy a License
A beautiful piece that gives a sense of rebirth, new discovery etc. This ethnic orchestral background music is great for various cinematic use, mystery, intrigue, awakening, oriental desert scenes, sacred world, secret place, fantasy adventures or video games preview. In the style of Avatar soundtrack.
Buy a License
Get ready for a big adventure! Ethnic percussion for any kind of your projects. I hope you like it.
Buy a License
Powerful and majestic orchestral background music with an ethnic oriental percussion. This fascinating and hypnotic tune is great for travel films, new discovery, as intrigue and mystery theme, vast space, Arabian desert, floating in the ocean, fantasy world, etc.
Buy a License
This track is great for ethnic and oriental travelings, a night at the desert, exotic landscapes, world travel shows, relaxation, and meditation. Instruments and orchestration: percussion, big ocarina, synth pads, shakers and tambourine
Buy a License
Tribal rhythms and vocalisms, short notes of pan flute for a full immersion in a wild and exotic environment. Suitable for documentaries and films.
Buy a License
An Asian inspired chillout track. Rich in exotic instrumentation and fx, this tune would easily complement a travel/ adventure production.
Buy a License
Laid back positive lounge, consisting of acoustic piano, many synths, ethnic instruments, percussion, soft bass and drums. It's ideal for corporate videos, presenting data, new product launches, technology and other business.
Buy a License
Peaceful and calm acoustic ambient Asian chill-out. Featuring Asian traditional bamboo flute. Very melodic, pensive, meditative and heartwarming.
Buy a License
This is an Asian oriental world music track, full of beauty and atmosphere. Great for travel films, nature and meditation videos, landscapes. Also perfect for culture and tradition scenes, Japanese and Chinese culture, world ethnic documentary films and much more.
1:16 , 1:25
Buy a License
Mysterious atmospheric music in the style of the Lion King soundtrack. Great for videos about travel in Africa, jungle, animals, savanna, people, nature and more. Also perfect for tv, documentaries, advertising and more.
Buy a License
This track is great for ethnic and oriental scenes, desert and Arab landscapes, world travel documentary & TV. Instruments and orchestration: percussion, saz, darbuka, bass, shakers and tambourine.
Buy a License
Ethnic tribal music with a dark atmosphere and hypnotic rhythms. Great for African safari videos, wild jungles, hunting scenes, and more.Instruments: big drums, shakers, percussion, wooden flute, synth pads, bass.
Buy a License
Get ready for a big adventure! It’s time to embark on a journey! Ethnic percussion for any kind of your projects. I hope you like it.
Buy a License
If you want peace, prepare for war. High energy, dynamic, exciting and very fast ethnic percussion for any kind of your projects. I hope you like it.
Buy a License
Traditional African instrumentation such as marimba, African Flute and Tribal drums. Added distant voice effects creates a soft, relaxing atmosphere with a sense of discovery and mystery, backed with ethnic vocals create a happy, vibrant African theme useful for documentary, travel or culture themes.
Buy a License
This is an African beat with vocals and percussion, great for tribal and jungle scenes, safari and wildlife projects, National Geographic's films, ethnic moods and much more.
Buy a License
This is an African world music. Great for travel and journey trailer, jungle and safari background, ethnic landscapes. Also perfect for tribal traditions scenes, wildlife and nature documentary films, intro music, "Lion King" like soundtrack, etc.
Buy a License
This track is great for Arabian and ethnic scenes, desert and oriental landscapes, world travel shows and much more. Instruments and orchestration: percussion, ney flute phrases, synth pads, bass, and vocals.
Buy a License
Welcome to the jungle. Ethnic percussion for any kind of your projects. I hope you like it.
Buy a License
This track is great for ethnic and oriental scenes, desert and Arabian landscapes, world travel shows, documentaries tv, and much more. Instruments: percussion, ethnic flute, synth pads, shakers and tambourin
Buy a License
A peaceful background music that will fill your heart with harmony. This track is great for ethnic and oriental scenes, mountains, waterfalls, grassland, herds of sheep and crystal air. Instruments and orchestration: duduk, synth pads, rain maker.
Buy a License
African ethnic cinematic background music. Perfect for travel channel, video game, adventure documentary, TV intro. In the style of Deep Forest, Enigma, Global Trekker main theme, Lonely Planet and National Geography.
Buy a License
African percussion rhythmic beat that will take you to the hunting world of the deepest jungle. Will work perfectly for any travel documentaries, and nature related type of video projects. Because of its universal construction, well known traditional native percussion instruments and unique sand-drum, this music will work very well as an ethnic background.
Buy a License
Easy listening mid tempo track featuring sounds of xylophone, marimba and acoustic guitar. This ethnic composition will perfectly suited for projects about traveling and cultural heritage.
Buy a License
Beautiful ethnic loop made in indian style. Good for relaxation, yoga projects. Would look great as an intro.
Buy a License
Backpack already packed, now it’s time to embark on a journey! Ethnic percussion for any kind of your projects. I hope you like it.
Buy a License
This track is great for ethnic and oriental scenes, desert and Arabic landscapes, world travel shows, documentary TV, Aladdin style films, and much more. Instruments and orchestration: Arabian strings, synth pads, rain maker.
Buy a License
This track is great for ethnic and oriental projects, desert and arab landscapes, world travel shows , documentary tv. Instruments and orchestration: percussion, darbuka, saz, oud , shakers and tambourin, bass
Click on to download MP3 preview in needed length
The use of ethnic music on any creative project is undoubtedly going to take that project to a completely new level thanks to its ability to conjure up images of its country or culture in the mind of those listening to it. Whether it be African drums, the delicate string tones of Japanese music, or the haunting tones of the pan pipes from South America, ethnic music just breathes new life and stirs up new found emotions even in those that have never traveled to those far flung lands.

This type of music can greatly enhance any movie, slideshow, app, or presentation and can transform your project from just being good to being something that is then far superior. Indeed, it could be argued that viewers will already anticipate certain music as soon as they discover the part of the world that your project is dealing with and there is a sense of disappointment if that does not turn out to be the case

Could you picture anything connected to Sub-Saharan Africa that did not contain the sound of drums? Could you imagine a project with a Middle Eastern theme without those Arabian influences that can be so powerful and create a sense of mystery surrounding it?

With Melody Loops, you will be able to download royalty free mps wav files to use either as background music or as a main part of your project. Each track has authentic sounds from around the world that immediately identifies the country and culture that it is related to. We do not believe in just providing you with good music, but rather music that encapsulates your audience from start to finish.

No matter if you wish to travel to the Far East, across Europe, Asia, or any continent in the world we have over 200 individual tracks that will transport you around the globe. Ethnic music is about more than just allowing people to identify the country that has inspired it, but rather it is about enhancing your project and allowing people to feel as if they are actually experiencing life in another part of the world.

More >