Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Folklore by Forrest Fang, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC


Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

Forrest Fang is a veteran ambient musician. Folklore is one of his landmark releases. That term — "landmark release" — is used frequently to describe Fang's releases. He has four or five releases and they are all landmarks of some sort or another. His signature style is to blend the folk music of his Chinese heritage with modern and electronic ambience. He combines traditional ethnic instruments with modern electronic instruments and techniques. The results are very deliberate and intricate atmospheres, some with edges and some smooth. Fang defines several moods with his melodies. His soundscapes are always descriptive. This is unique ambience. It compares favorably to the music of Thom Brennan, Blasdel & Uehara, and Stephan Baer.


Genre: Electronic

Years Active: '90s, '00s

Chinese-American multi-instrumentalist Forrest Fang's first instrument was the violin. In 1980-1981 he studied electronic music, composition, and jazz improvisation at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. At the same time, he learned fiddling at regional fiddling festivals and gained an appreciation for stringed instruments such as the mandolin and mandola. Fang's first records were rooted in electronic music and progressive rock. His study of Chinese classical music, with zheng (Chinese zither)...
Full Bio
Folklore, Forrest Fang
View in iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.