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  1. Bela Bartok
    Hungarian composer who incorporated folk melodies into art music
  2. Magyars
    Indigenous Hungarians
  3. Assymetrical meters
    Meters that mix two kinds of beats
  4. Isorhythm
    Short rhythms that repeat as melody notes change
  5. Epic songs
    Long songs about heroes sung by a bard
  6. Socialist realism
    Arts that served the state in the communist period
  7. Dimitri pokrovsky
    Russian musician whose ethnomusicological studies created a folk ensemble that brought back traditional styles
  8. Romani
  9. Verbunkos
    Romani bands featuring violins and cimbalom
  10. Cimbalom
    Hammered zither
  11. Anhemitonic pentatonic
    Scale of five pitches with no semitones
  12. Parlondo-rubato
    "Free speech rhythm"
  13. Tempo giusto
    Strict tempo
  14. Citera
    Plucked zither with frets
  15. Furulya
    Vertical duct flute
  16. Tachaz
    Hungarian dance houses
  17. Szajbogo
    Vocal percussion (mouth bass)
  18. Fillip Kutev
    • Bulgarian composer and vocal director
    • Arranged many folk songs
    • Organized radio and television choirs
  19. Provikvaniyo
    Upward yell at the ends of phrases
  20. Horo
    Line dances or circle dances
  21. Kaval
    Rim-blown flute
  22. Gudulka
    Pear shaped bowed fiddle
  23. Gaida
    Bagpipe with a drone and melody pipe
  24. Tambura
    Long-necked fretted lute
  25. Tupan
    Large cylindrical bass drum
  26. Balalaika
    Triangular fretted lute
  27. Domra
    Long-necked lute for strumming
  28. Gusli
    Plucked zither
  29. Bayan
    Button accordion
  30. Zhaleyka
    Small single-reed shepherd's pipe
  31. Prichitaniya
    Laments sung by a bride about leaving her family
  32. Formula songs
    Songs with short phrases repeated with different lines of lyrics
  33. Igor Stravinsky
    Russian composer who incorporated folk elements into art music
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Eastern Europe.txt
Eastern Europe