March, R. The Tamburitza Tradition: From the Balkans to the American Midwest. University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.
The Tamburitza Tradition is a lively and well-illustrated comprehensive introduction to a Balkan folk music that now also thrives in communities throughout Europe, the Americas, and Australia. Folklorist Richard March documents the centuries-old origins and development of the tradition,which features acoustic stringed instruments ranging in size from tamburas as small as a ukulele to ones as large as a bass viol.
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