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A Scottish hymn with bagpipes and marching drums. Perfect for Celtic projects, games and as alternative music for "BraveHeart" kind of soundtrack.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Marimba, Indian drums and traditional dance instruments create an authentic taste of Indian music. Great for travel, documentary or tourism.
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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
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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.
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Deep atmosphere of evening forest, good for relaxation. Flute, santur and ethnic percussion make a magic in this track.
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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.
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This is a scary and suspenseful track, full of horror and fear. Great for horror and tension films, danger and dark moods.Also perfect for strange and furious scenes, thriller and nightmares backgrounds and more.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Ethnic African music groove using traditional African instruments and vocals. In mix used forest reverb and for mastering modern technology.
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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.
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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
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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.
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Tribal rhythms and vocalisms, short notes of pan flute for a full immersion in a wild and exotic environment. Suitable for documentaries and films.
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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.
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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.
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An Asian inspired chillout track. Rich in exotic instrumentation and fx, this tune would easily complement a travel/ adventure production.
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Beautiful, sad and emotional female vocal music, full of pain and sorrow. Great for melancholy and sorrow, depressing background, apocalypse and apocalyptic scenes, tragedy and disaster films, post-war battlefield and other.
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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.
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Peaceful and calm acoustic ambient Asian chill-out. Featuring Asian traditional bamboo flute. Very melodic, pensive, meditative and heartwarming.
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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.
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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.
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A colorful world music theme with a Greek, Middle Eastern, Balkans and Mexican flavor. Perfect as a movie theme. Melodic and sentimental. Featuring accordion, bouzouki, acoustic guitars and flutes.
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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.
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Tribal percussion drums full of savage rhythms and adrenaline action. Great for safari trailer, African traditional background, cannibals and Zulu movies, capoeira dance, native culture, wildlife nature, travel and discovery films, documentaries and more.
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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.
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This is a cinematic energetic action drums and percussion, full of intense and rhythm. Great for adventure and dramatic scenes, chase and speed action background, war battle and fight moods, aggressive and adrenaline trailers and much more.
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A calm relaxing track with nature sound of water and birds combined with bongos drums and rainstick. Ideal for relaxation, natural serenity and meditation.
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Get ready for action! Get ready for a big adventure! Ethnic percussion for any kind of your projects. I hope you like it.
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Tribal ethnic sounds are merged with dark mysterious electronic. This track is great for sci-fi intro, puzzle games, haunting adventures, something scary and incredible.
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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.
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Japanese traditional Epic Taiko and shakuhachi with Japanese male voice
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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.
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Beauty, light, fascinating track in the chillstep genre with atmospheric drum beats, deep sub wobble bassline, airy background pads, light trance plucks, beautifully emotional violin strings, rich piano keys and more. Perfect as background music for video games, timelapse videos, modern design presentations, urban life and more.
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Mughal Gardens is a traditional like piece of music played on Sitar with Tablas on the background along with a Synth sound
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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.
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Asian Summer seamlessly combines the natural with the electronic, blended together in a melting point of lush found sounds.
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A fresh asian fusion loop. Suits good on many pictures or applications. If it's for a game, travel or asian food. All would work well.
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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.
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This is a rhythmic track based on percussive elements along with a pan flute melody and synth textures. Mystical and almost tribal sounding, it conveys a sense of wonder and optimism without taking itself too seriously.
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A peaceful African style melody with a touch of ambiance, featuring a pleasant array of instruments such as Marimba, African drums and African flute. Very spiritual and bright with slight tropical elements making it useful for documentary, childrens or African travel tourism.
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Spiritual sensual track in ethnic style is good for for yoga, spa, mindfulness, meditation, relaxing, chillout, spiritual, zen, yoga massage, video etc.
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Traditional Chinese track meets modern flavors. This jubilant track creates the perfect ambiance for Chinese New Year holiday gatherings.
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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.
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An energetic percussive track with claps, stomps, and African percussions. Perfect for presentation, typography, action trailer, intro, commercial, game, movie, teaser, fps, etc.
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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.
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Funny and playful dance track with a joyful and comical feel. Featuring Chinese traditional reeds, quirky synths, saxophones, synth bass, and electronic beat.
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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
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This one is a beautiful oriental R&B loop for various purposes. Cool as a track for world fusion commercial, pumping club scene in Chinatown, Middle Eastern politics, cultural melting pot, exotic fashion show, any audiovisual product. Enjoy!
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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.
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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.
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Beautiful ethnic loop made in indian style.
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A relaxing, exotic, ethnic percussion piece.
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Traditional African instrumentation such as marimba, African Flute and Tribal drums.
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This track is great for Arabian and ethnic scenes, desert and oriental landscapes, world travel shows and much more.
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Get ready for a big adventure! Ethnic percussion for any kind of your projects. I hope you like it.
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Welcome to the jungle. Ethnic percussion for any kind of your projects. I hope you like it.
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This track is great for ethnic and oriental scenes, desert and Arabian landscapes, world travel shows, documentaries tv, and much more.
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This track is great for ethnic and oriental travelings, a night at the desert, exotic landscapes, world travel shows, relaxation, and meditation.
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African ethnic cinematic background music.
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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.
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This is an African beat with vocals and percussion.
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This track is a real adventurous audio gem from a virgin island scenery with a crystal clear ocean surrounding it and soft white sand covering its beaches.
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This cinematic ethnic music combines a peaceful style with an island spirit.
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Easy listening mid tempo track featuring sounds of xylophone, marimba and acoustic guitar.
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Emotional Asian flute with ethnic drums.
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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.
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This track is great for ethnic and oriental scenes, desert and Arabic landscapes, world travel shows, documentary TV, Aladdin style films, and much more.
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This track is great for ethnic and oriental projects, desert and arab landscapes, world travel shows , documentary tv.
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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.

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