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The suona was first introduced to ancient china from Persia. It is one of the typical Chinese traditional instruments. It is also commonly called laba (meaning horn in Chinese) in China and bayin (meaning eight tunes) in Guangdong province. The suona has a distinctively loud sound and is used in many Chinese traditional music bands. It is a quite common instruments in the northern China, particularly the provinces of Shandong ,Shanxi and Henan.
chinese suona
People playing suona in north China

Classical Works
《Nothing To My Name》(一无所有) 
《Birds Paying Homage to the Phoenix》(百鸟朝凰)
《Beating Down the Dates》(打枣)
《The Happy Family》(全家福) 
《Shandong Bass Drum》(山东大鼓)