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Rhythms, Melody, History and Dance Performance MusicExtending to the south the countries of Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, and the geographical/political region of European Turkey. Note that Hungary is not included, although Transylvania inside of Romanian has strong Hungarian roots.
"The majority of the region was under the control of the Ottoman Empire from 1699 until the early 20thC, and this has had a profound effect on the culture in general and traditional music in particular. " — Chris Haigh
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Gundula Gruen, Gypsy Fiddle Collection.
Haugh, Chris; Balkan Fiddle. FiddlingAround.co.uk. Web.
Aleksandar Aca Sisic was the most notable Serbian violinist and promoter of Serbian folk music.
World Atlas map of Balkan Peninsula States shows Europe with individual countries identified, and then the Balkan Peninsula within it.
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