DIMITRIJE BUZAROVSKI
born in 1952 in Skopje, Macedonia



music education: Bachelor of Music in Performance (piano, 1972,  Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Music in Skopje ), Bachelor of Music in Theory and Composition (1973, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Music in Skopje ), Master's degree  in Composition (1976, University of Arts, Faculty of Music of Belgrade)

Doctor's degree in Philosophy (1984, Aesthetics of Music, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Philosophy)

postdoctoral: Fulbright Fellow at Boston University Philosophy Dpt. (1985–86), subject: History of Aesthetics of Music; (1992) at Arizona State University (research project on music education), Fulbright Fellow at Arizona State University College of Business, subject: textbook "Business Basics for Music Managers" (1999–2000)


More than 70 musical compositions, mainly large forms (sonatas, concertos, symphonies, cantatas, oratorios, operas and ballets) for various instrumental and vocal soloists, groups and orchestras, including usage of electronic musical instruments and computers, performed or recorded in Macedonia, former Yugoslavia, Germany, France, Spain, USA, former USSR, Bulgaria, Greece, Holland etc.

as a pianist or piano accompanist, soloist on synthesizers, conductor (only for his own compositions), recitals and concerts in Europe and USA, recordings for various radio and TV programs

main field – aesthetics, sociology and economics of music, over 150 reviews of musical events, over 60 essays or conference papers, books on aesthetics of music, electronic music, musical analysis, research methodologies, editor of 18 books from IRAM international conferences

International educational, artistic or research projects:
coordinator of several international projects, among them:

TEMPUS JEP 13567/1998 Development of Electronic Music and Audio Recording Courses (with Trinity College of Music London and Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag)

TEMPUS JEP 15019-2000 Development of IRAM Institute for Research and Archiving of Music (with Trinity College of Music London and Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag)

SCOPES 2000-2003 (SNF) Research and Digital Archiving of Macedonian Music Folklore (with Musikethnologisches Archiv der Universitat Zurich)

TEMPUS JEP 17088-2002 Multimedia Program at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Music (MPUF) (with Trinity College of Music London and Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag)


at Faculty of Music at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje

undergraduate studies: Aesthetics and Sociology of Music (1983), Polyphony and Harmony (19871991), Analysis of Musical Forms (1991–2001), Sonology (2000), Sonology and Multimedia (2006), Digital Sound Archiving (2013)
graduate studies: Musicology (1990– ), Sonology (2000– ), Cultural Management (1996–99), Aesthetics of Music (1990–2009), Introduction to Arts Business (19982009), Research Methodologies (2000–  )
doctoral studies: Musicology (1993– )

at ASU Study Abroad at UKIM

Balkan Cultures and Traditions (19982001)

at School of Music at Arizona State University

Basic Music Theory (1993)

at Faculty of Fine Arts at University of Niš

undergraduate: Vocal Literature (2007), Musical Styles (2007 ), Orchestration (2007 ), Composition (2008– ), Digital Sound Processing (2008), Research Methodologies (2009–  ), Cultural Management (2012 )
graduate studies:
Musical Styles (2012 ), Research Methodologies (2012–  )

Member of FIJM (Jeunesse Musicales) Animator's Committee (197678), Member of European Broadcasting Union working group for music programs (198485) President of the Union of Yugoslav composers' organizations (199091), President of the University council of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, President of the Council of "Ohrid Summer Festival" (199092), Producer, Music Program "Ohrid Summer Festival" (1994), Member of Macedonian Music Artists Association, RILM (International Repertory of Music Literature) Chairperson for Macedonia (1992), Arizona State University Projects Coordinator in Macedonia (199499), Dean of UKIM Faculty of Music (199599), Head of Graduate Dpt at UKIM Faculty of Music (1999????–09), President of MMC (199799), IRAM Director (2000 ), IRAM Student Radio Director (2003 ), President of Macedonian Copyright Society (ZAMP) (2007–13)
Yugoslav youth organization for the String quartet (1973), JRT (Yugoslav Radio and TV) for II symphony (1979), III award of SSNO for the cantata "Eyes" (1981), Ss. Cyril and Methodius University Award for the oratorio "Ohrid" (1989), First award for music for the play "Monsters in Our City" at the festival "Vojdan Chernodrinski" (1990), special awards (1987, 1990) from Macedonian Ministry of Culture for merits for the introduction of electronic and computer music in Macedonian musical culture, and the research on computer archiving of music materials, SOCOM Panche Pesev Award for the oratorio "Radomir Psalms" (2000) and "Vocal Symphony" (2009), Nish International Choir Festival 2010 Golden Badge Award (2010)
Boston University (1985), Boston Colloquium for Philosophy of Science (1986), Harvard University (1986), Colorado State University (1986), University of Wyoming (1986), Boston University (1987), Arizona State University (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996), The University of Arizona, Tucson (1992), Southern Oregon State College (1993), The University of Texas (Austin) (1994), Kent State University (1994), Louisiana Tech University (2003)
solo instruments:

Link to video from Buzarovski Retrospective 2012

Link to video from Buzarovski Retrospective 2012

Link to video from Buzarovski Retrospective 2012
Link to video from Buzarovski Retrospective 2012
"Helmet" (1981), "Zoika's flat" (1986), "Deutsche Mark" (1987), " 'night, mother" (1987), "Fairy tale about time" (1988), "Collecting center" (1988), Father (1989), "Weekend of corpses" (1989), "Giant" (1989), "Nothing without Trifolio" (1990), "Monsters in our city" (1990) (also a TV serial), "The comedy of errors" (1990), "Hunter’s tales" (1990),"A tavern on the road to Europe" (1991), "Electra" (1992), "Clowns" (1993), "Caligula" (1993), "Hecuba" (1994), "Confusions" (1994), "Dicho Zograf" (1994), "Harlequin" (1995), "Prometheus" (1995) "Waiting for the spirit" (1995), "Fortinbras is dead" (1996), "Farewall" (1997), "Goldfish" (1997), "Two in Eden" (1998), "Figaro's wedding" (1998), "Jane Zadrogaz" (2000), "Ghoul Quest" (2001), "Completed works by Shakespeare" (2002), "Advertisments for old clowns" (2002), "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (2008) "Helmet" (1981), "Poetic theater Justo Jorge Padrón" (1990), Mateja Matevski poetry (1992), signature tunes for MRT (A bre Makedonche), soundtracks for documentaries for TV KISS (200102) for synthesizers and children’s choir or solo voices: Bach, Gounod, Fauré, Handel, Gershwin, Bolcom, Ives, Copland, Brahms, Verdi, Beethoven, Schubert; Anthems Macedonian, US, Great Britain etc.
1. Za muzikata denes (On Contemporary Music), Sovremenost nr. 12, 1972

2. Shund vo muzikata ili... (Schund in Music or...), Sovremenost nr. 4, 1972

3. Eden od chinitelite za pojavata na muzichkiot shund vo Makedonija (One of the Factors for Appearance of Musical Schund), Sovremenost nr. 5, 1972

4. Ulogata na radioto i televizijata vo shirenjeto na muzichkiot shund kaj nas (The Function of Broadcasting Organizations in Spreading of Musical Schund), Sovremenost nr. 6, 1972

5. Mestoto i ulogata na raznite organizacii vo akcijata protiv muzichkiot shund kaj nas (Place and Role of Certain Organizations in Prevention of Musical Schund), Sovremenost nr. 8, 1972

6. Kako protiv muzichkiot shund (How Against the Schund in Music), Sovremenost nr. 8, 1972

7. Serburskite cadori (The Cherbourg Umbrellas), Sovremenost nr. 12, 1979

8. Za psihofizioloshkite determinanti pri percepcijata na muzikata (On Psycho-physiological Determinants in Perception of Music), Sovremenost nr. 910, 1979

9. Pet prashanja na tema muzichkata animacija (Five Questions on the Subject The Animation in Music), Treta programa RTS nr. 23, 1980

10. Za estetskite konsekvencii na interakcijata tekstmuzika (On the Aesthetical Consequences in the Interaction Music Text), Sovremenost nr. 3-4, 1980

11. Muzikata kako intonacija megju Kant i Asafjev (Music as Intonation comparing Kant to Asafjev), Treta programa na RTS, spring 1980

12. Za muzikata vo politichkite spisi na Platon (Plato on Music), Treta programa na RTS, spring 1981

13. Za i protiv sloevitosta na muzichkiot fenomen vo estetikata na Nikolaj Hartman (For and Against the Layers of Musical Phenomenon in Nikolai Hartmann's Aesthetics), Treta programa na RTS, spring 1980

14. Kon odredbata na poimot gragja na muzikata (Towards the Determination of the Concept Matter in Music), Treta programa na RTS, autumn 1980

15. Kon dijalektichko-kritichkata estetika na muzikata (Towards Dialectical Critical Aesthetics of Music), a conference paper for the Third Radio Channel Symposium, Arangelovac,1983 (several reprints in former Yugoslav reviews)

16. Kon odnosot na opshtite i posebno-nauchnite ispituvanja na muzichkiot fenomen (On the Relation Between the General and Particular Scientific Inquiry of Musical Phenomenon), Treta programa na RTS, autumn 1982

17. Cycle of essays broadcast as an extract from the doctoral dissertation on the Third Radio Channel of Skopje, weekly in SummerAutumn, 1984: Gnoseology of Music as Dialectics of Meaning Modality of a Musical Piece Development Basic Category in Music a) The roots b) The progress c) The musical multiversum d) From harmony to reflection e) Originality and tradition f) The influence of technique g) The future of music

18. Generative Ideas in the Aesthetics of Music, International Review of the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music, 17/2 (1986), 163–184

19. Odumiranje umetnosti zadovoljenog chovechanstva (Dying of Art in a Satisfied Mankind), Treci Program Radio Sarajevo nr. 61, 1988

20. Polyphony on the Balkan – Sketches for a Comparative Study between the Western Classic-music Genre and Macedonian Musical Folklore (conference paper, Tirana, October, 1989)

21. Moznostite za kompjuterska obrabotka na podatocite vo muzikologijata (The Possibilities for Computer Storage of Musicological Data), (conference paper, Strushka muzichka esen, 1989)

22. Nacionalnoto i internacionalnoto vo muzichkata kultura (The National and the International in Music Culture), Treta programa na MRT, spring 1989

23. Confessio – Jugoslovenskiot muzichko-kulturen prostor na krajot od vekot (Confessio – The Yugoslav Cultural and Musical Space at the End of the Century), Treta programa na MRT, spring 1989

24. Veshtachkata intelegencija (The Artificial Intelegence), (conference paper, Skopje, 1990)

25. Piano versus syntesizer (conference paper for Valentino Bucchi competition, Rome, 1991)

26. Computers in musical education (conference paper for Valentino Bucchi competition, Rome, 1991)

27. Kon problemot na originalnosta na muzichkoto delo (Towards the Problem of the Originality of the Musical Piece), Treta programa na MRT, autumn 1991

28. Kon specifikite na muzikata za film – muzikata na Trajko Prokopiev vo filmot "Frosina" kako povod za edno poshiroko razmisluvanje za relacijata muzika – film (On the specific details of the film music – The music of Traiko Prokopiev in the film "Frosina" as a pretext for a wider reflection on the relation between music and film), from the book: Frosina prv makedonski igran film, Kinoteka na Makedonija, Skopje, 1991

29. Muzikata na Ivan Rupnik za filmot "Mis Ston" (Ivan Rupnik's music for the movie "Miss Ston"), Kinoteka na Makedonija, Skopje, 1991

30. Avtonomijata ili slobodata na kulturata (Autonomy and Liberty of Culture), Lik, Nova Makedonija, january 1992

31. Cultural diversity and ethnic space (conference paper at Macedonian council for international cooperation conference, Skopje, september 1994)

32. College Students Attitudes Toward Music (with Jere T. Humphreys and Barrie Wells), Bulletin of Research in Music Education, vol. 21, 95/96, Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, 20–42

33. Macedonian Musical Life Under the Conditions of a Market Economy (conference paper, Macedonian Music Council, April 18, 1997)

34. Muzikata vo erata na kibernetichkiot pank (Music in the cyber punk era), Lik, Nova Makedonija, March 1998

35. European cooperation and cultural rights after the fall of the Berlin wall (conference paper for "The Power of Culture" Intergovernmental Conference on Cultural Policies for Development, Stockholm, 30 March – 2 April 1998)

36. Articles on Macedonian Music Culture and the composer Tomislav Zografski in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1998)

37. Muzikata kako teoriski fenomen vo digitalnata era, Muzika 8, 2001, Skopje, 15–21

38. IRAM  and digital promotion and archivation of Macedonian music culture (First London Conference paper, also published in the book Reflections on Macedonian Music Past and Future, First London Conference, IRAM, 2001)

39. Musicology and Ethnomusicology in the Digital Era (Struga Conference paper, also published in the book Contemporary Trends in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, IRAM, 2002)

40. IRAM in its second year (Second London Conference paper, also published in the book Reflections on Macedonian Music Past and Future, Second London Conference, IRAM, 2003)

41. Firfov Collection Revisited: Oral Tradition after 30 Years (Second Struga Conference paper, also published in the book Contemporary Trends in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Second Struga Conference, IRAM, 2003)

42.Cultural Policy and Music Education (also published in the book Cultural policy and music education, First Skopje Conference, IRAM, 2004)

43. IRAM phenomenon – IRAM in its fourth year (also published in the book Reflections on Macedonian Music Past and Future, Third London Conference, IRAM, 2004)

44. IRAM’s CD Female vocal soloists from the Firfov Collection (also published in the book Contemporary Trends in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Third Struga Conference, IRAM, 2004)

45. Teaching Music Composition in the 21st Century – The Kingdom of Loops (also published in the book Cultural Policy and Music Education, Second Skopje Conference, IRAM, 2005)

46. IRAM phenomenon – IRAM in its fifth year – Multimedia (also published in the book Reflections on Macedonian Music Past and Future, Fourth London Conference, IRAM, 2005)

47. Is musicology science?, Contemporary Trends in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, X IRAM Conference, IRAM, 2005

48. The Ethics of Music Journalism, Cultural Policy and Music Education, XI IRAM Conference, IRAM, 2006

49. 40 Years of Higher Music Education in Macedonia – The IRAM Phenomenon Again, Reflections on Macedonian Music – Past and Future, XII IRAM Conference, IRAM, 2006

50. Macedonian Music Culture 15 Years After the Fall of Socialism, Cultural policy and music education, XIII IRAM Conference, IRAM, 2006
 
51. Keeping Pace with the Rhythms of the Internet – 10 years of Macedonian Music Culture at the mmc.edu.mk Web Site, Researches in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, XIV IRAM Conference, IRAM, 2007

52. We Are All Authors, Researches in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, XV IRAM Conference, IRAM, 2007

53. Collective Administration of Music Rights in Republic of Macedonia, (cycle of  lectures at UKIM Iustinianus Primus Faculty of Law, April–May 2007)

54. Connecting Zivko Firfov's audio and transcription collections, Intro. CD ROM, 2010

55. Istrazhuvachkite metodologii i muzikata, Researches in Musicology and Ethnomusicology,  XVI IRAM Conference, Skopje, 2010

56. iPhone, YouTube, Avatar and Neuroscience, Culture and Music, XVII IRAM Conference, Skopje, 2011

57. Macedonian Music Culture during World War Two Revisited (with Trena Jordanoska), Culture during the World War Two 19391945, International Interdisciplinary Scholarly Symposium, MNOM, IGIZ, Maribor, June 7–9, 2012

58. Macedonian Composers during World War Two Revisited (with Trena Jordanoska), Culture during the World War Two 19391945, International Interdisciplinary Scholarly Symposium, MNOM, IGIZ, Maribor, June 7–9, 2012

59. Digital Archiving of Contemporary Composers Works, Music, Culture and Identity, XVIII IRAM Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2012

60. Upatstvo za koristenje na modelot za digitalen arhiv na tvoreshtvo od sovremeni avtori, izraboteno i podareno na site avtori od Republika Makedonija od Dimitrije Buzharovski. Zdruzhenie za zashtita na avtorski muzichki prava/Musical Copyrights Society of Macedonia – ZAMP, 2012

61. Razvoj pevskega glasu pri predšolski populaciji iz Šabca v Srbiji (with Milena Đurković-Pantelić and Trena Jordanoska), Glasba v šoli in vrtcu, nr. 3, 2013

62. Digital Extension of Music Memory – Music as a Collective Cultural Memory, Kultura/Culture 4, (2013), Mi-An, Skopje, 123–129

63. Prema računаrskoj muzikologiji – kvantitativne naspram kvalitativnih metoda u muzikologiji, BARTF, I nacionalni naučni skup sa međunarodnim učešćem
Umetnosi i kultura danas, 11–12 oktobar, Fakultet umetnosti u Nišu, 2013


Istorija na estetikata na muzikata / Историја на естетиката на музиката (History of Aesthetics of Music), Fakultet za muzichka umetnost, Skopje, 1989;
Istorija estetike muzike, Fakultet umetnosti u Nišu, 2013

Uvod vo analizata na muzickoto delo / Увод во анализата на музичкото дело (Introduction into Analysis of Musical Piece), Fakultet za muzichka umetnost, Skopje, 1995

Od prirodni do kompjuterski zvuci i tonovi, izbor i ureduvanje od D. Buzarovski / Од природни до компјутерски звуци и тонови, избор и уредување од Д. Бужаровски (From Natural to Computer Sounds, selected and edited by D. Buzarovski), Fakultet za muzichka umetnost, Skopje, 2000

Anglisko-makedonski rechnik na tehnichki termini od oblasta na obrabotkata na zvukot / Англиско-македонски речник на технички термини од областа на обработката на звукот (English-Macedonian dictionary of sound processing technical terms), Fakultet za muzichka umetnost, Skopje, 2000;
Anglisko-makedonski glosar na tehnichki termini od oblasta na obrabotkata na zvukot, (English-Macedonian glossary of sound processing technical terms), IRAM, Skopje, 2001

Reflections on Macedonian Music Past and Future, First London Conference IRAM, Skopje, 2001 (editor)

Osnovi na digitalnoto arhiviranje na zvukot / Основи на дигиталното архивирање на звукот (The Basics of Digital Sound Archiving), IRAM, Skopje, 2002

Contemporary trends in musicology and ethnomusicology, IRAM, Skopje, 2002 (editor)

Reflections on Macedonian Music Past and Future, Second London Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2003 (editor)

Contemporary Trends in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Second Struga Conference, IRAM, 2003 (editor)

Cultural Policy and Music Education, First Skopje Conference, IRAM, 2004 (editor)

Reflections on Macedonian Music Past and Future, Third London Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2004 (editor)

Contemporary Trends in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Third Struga Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2004 (editor)

Cultural Policy and Music Education, Second Skopje Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2004 (editor)

Reflections on Macedonian Music Past and Future, Fourth London Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2005 (editor)

Contemporary Trends in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, X IRAM Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2005 (e-edition, editor)

Cultural Policy and Music Education, XI IRAM Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2006 (e-edition, editor)

Reflections on Macedonian Music Past and Future, XII IRAM Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2006 (e-edition, editor)

Cultural Policy and Music Education, XIII IRAM Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2006 (e-edition, editor)

Researches in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, XIV IRAM Conference, IRAM, 2007 (e-edition, editor)

Researches in Musicology and Ethnomusicology,  XVI IRAM Conference, Skopje, 2010 (e-edition, editor)

Culture and Music, XVII IRAM Conference, Skopje, 2011 (e-edition, editor)

Music, Culture and Identity, XVIII IRAM Conference, IRAM, Skopje, 2012 (e-edition, editor)

Istraživačke metodologije aplicirane u muzikologiji (Research Methodologies Applied to Musicology), DOO „Nota”, Knjaževac, 2012


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