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World Music Guide: Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe Map BelarusRussiaSloveniaMoldovaSlovak RepublicSerbiaLithuania(Russia)Latvia*UkrainePolandRomaniaCzech RepublicHungaryCroatiaBosniaBulgariaMacedoniaAlbania*Greece

The ASU Music Library has a growing collection of popular and traditional music from Eastern Europe. For some countries (marked * and in green on the map), we have enough materials for a more in-depth study. Other listed countries (yellow on the map) have at least one recording or text.

General Sources:

The best general reference book on European traditional music is Europe , volume eight from the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (Music Reference ML 100 .G16 1998 v.8). A CD is included with the volume.

Albania

Belarus

Bosnia

Bulgaria

Croatia

Czech Republic

*Greece

Hungary

Latvia

Lithuania

Macedonia

Moldova (Moldovia)

Poland

Romania

Russia

Serbia

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

*Ukraine