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I've taken a look at Tigerland's end credits and this piece of music doesn't seem to be listed (hence its absence on IMDB as well). It may indeed be a traditional song but I cannot tell you the name. I believe the instrument we hear is one of the Huqin family, one of the most famous in the western culture being the erhu. They are traditional Chinese two-...


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Given that the film this comes from is set in an American training camp for the Vietnamese war, I'm guessing the theme is most likely inspired by traditional Vietnamese music, with some American additions. The instrument sounds like a monochord, an instrument with a single string, leading to smooth pitch changes (somewhat similar to a slide guitar or a ...


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