Music of Eastern Europe: Mixed Meter, Modes, Instruments & Characteristics


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Eastern Europe is a widely defined geographical and cultural region. Which of these areas is NOT part of Eastern Europe?

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1. Why do Eastern European modes sound different than Western European modes?

2. Which of the following statements about Eastern European meters is FALSE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To learn about the music of Eastern Europe, you can use this worksheet and quiz. They will guide you to answer questions on its geographical location and modes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Follow these study guidelines in order to:

  • Understand the characteristics of Eastern European meters
  • Define askak
  • Identify a reason why Eastern European music lacks standardization

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced in these assessments:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on music of Eastern Europe
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Eastern European meters and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the musical modes in Eastern Europe and Western Europe

Additional Learning

To study music in Eastern Europe further, take a look at the lesson entitled Music of Eastern Europe: Mixed Meter, Modes, Instruments & Characteristics. The lesson will address the following:

  • Define meters
  • Identify different time signatures
  • Be able to understand a mixed meter
  • Assess characteristics and instrumentation of Eastern European music