Tomislav Zografski

Tomislav Zografski was a Macedonian composer (1934–2000) and music pedagogue who also wrote music for film and television.[2][3] His progressive[citation needed] neoclassical language played a key part in the journey of Macedonian music toward the postmodern era.[4]

Tomislav Zografski
Born(1934-03-29)March 29, 1934
DiedJanuary 14, 2000(2000-01-14) (aged 65)
NationalityMacedonian
EducationMusic Academy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia[1]
Occupation
  • Composer
  • Music Pedagogue
Notable work
Sinfonietta in E-flat, Passacaglia
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Zografski was born in Veles, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Macedonia) on 29 March 1934. He studied music at Skopje Music School and Belgrade Music School and composition at the Music Academy in Belgrade. In 1967 he became professor at the Faculty of Music, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.[3]

Awards[1][2]Edit

  • 1961 First Prize, Union of Youth Competition for Suite for piano solo
  • 1962 City’s Committee of SMM Award for Suite for piano
  • 1962 City’s Committee of SMM Award for Suite for violin and piano
  • 1969 First Prize, University Skopje Competition for In praise of Cyril and Methodius
  • 1969 ″11 October″ Award for In praise of Cyril and Methodius
  • 1972 First Prize of Yugoslav Radio Festival for Molitva
  • 1973 Golden Arena (Film Music Award) for Ukleti smo, Irina
  • 1979 First Prize, Award of RTV (MRT) Skopje for Madrigals
  • 1979 First Prize, Award of RTV (MRT) Skopje for Karaorman Cantata
  • 1980 TEHO (Tetovo Choir Festival) Award for Vardar
  • 1981 TEHO (Tetovo Choir Festival) Award for Dojdovme
  • 1981 ″13 November″ Award of City of Skopje for Passacaglia
  • 1991 ″Panche Peshev″, Macedonian Composers′ Association (SOKOM) Award for Scherzo
  • 1991 ″Panche Peshev″, Macedonian Composers′ Association (SOKOM) Award for Sonata for two pianos
  • 1994 Winner of the State ″11 October″ Achievement Award
  • 1997 Trajko Prokopiev Macedonian Composers′ Association (SOKOM) Lifetime Achievement Award

Selected worksEdit

  • Invention Syrinx for flute solo, Op. 8 (1954–5)[5]
  • Ten miniatures for piano, Op. 11[6]
  • Sonata for bassoon and piano, Op. 17 (1958)[7]
  • Suite, Op. 27 (1960)[7]
  • Nine Miniatures: for symphony orchestra (1961)[8]
  • Suite for solo piano, Op. 27 (1961)[6]
  • Suite for violin and piano, Op. 28 (1962)[6][9]
  • Scripts for baritone and piano, Op. 39 (1963)[7]
  • Fantasia corale (1967)[3][10]
  • String Quartet, Op. 58 (1968)
  • Sonatina in C for two pianos, Op. 142 (1969)[4]
  • In praise of Cyril and Methodius (1969)[2][11]
  • Cantus Coronatus (1969)[12]
  • Siyaniem for soloist and mixed choir, Op. 74 (1972)[13]
  • Allegro barrocco for two violins and piano (1973)[14]
  • Passacaglia, symphonic poem (1981)[2]
  • Essay On The Rain — song cycle for voice and piano (1982)[15]
  • Song for solo violin, Op. 101 (1983)[16][17]
  • Songs for Jakshini for voice and piano (1983)[6][1]
  • Scherzo for symphony orchestra (1985)[1]
  • Rhapsody for violin and piano, Op. 103[6]
  • Three lyrical chants, Op. 107
  • Sonata for two pianos, Op. 122 (1990)
  • Skherzo (1991)[2]
  • Five pieces for clarinet, Op. 131 (1997)[7]
  • Compositions for viola and violin, violin and piano
  • Sinfonietta in E-flat[3]
  • Sinfonietta in B[3]
  • Ballade for piano[16]
  • Marika beautiful girl — (Hommage to P. I. Tchaikovsky) for soprano and piano[6][18]

Music for film and televisionEdit

  • Pod isto nebo (1964)
  • Denovi na iskusenie (1965)
  • Zalez nad ezerskata zemja (6 episodes) (1973)
  • Kolnati sme, Irina (1973)
  • The Longest Journey (1976)
  • The Verdict (1977)
  • Najdolgiot pat (1977)
  • Beliot sid (1978)
  • Kliment Ohridski (1986)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Cultural Institute of Blesok – Reviews, Blesok no. 06, Sound". blesok.mk.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Tomislav Zografski Foundation". zografski.org.
  3. ^ a b c d e Bužarovski., Dimitrije (2001). "Zografski, Tomislav". Grove Music Online. doi:10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.50983. ISBN 978-1-56159-263-0. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  4. ^ a b Islam, Aida; Leshkova-Zelenkovska, Stefanija (2016), "Musical Elements in the Performing Approach: Sonatina in C for Two Pianos from a Macedonian Contemporary Composer", Musicological Annual., vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 41–50, doi:10.4312/mz.52.1.41-50
  5. ^ "Invention Syrinx – Tomislav Zografski Foundation". issuu.com. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Tomislav Zografski Foundation". zografski.org. Retrieved 2020-01-26.
  7. ^ a b c d "Ohrid Summer Festival (19 August 2019) – Concert on the occasion of 85 years since the birth of composer Tomislav Zografski". facebook.com. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  8. ^ "Worldcat – Orchestral music - Scores". worldcat.org. Retrieved 2020-01-23.
  9. ^ "Library of Congress – Zografski, Tomislav". loc.gov. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  10. ^ "Fantasia corale – SearchWorks catalog". searchworks.stanford.edu. Retrieved 2020-01-28.
  11. ^ "Stanford University Libraries — Opening Night! Opera & Oratorio Premieres". stanford.edu. Retrieved 2020-01-28.
  12. ^ Samson, Jim (2013). Music in the Balkans. Boston: Koninklijke Brill. p. 491. ISBN 9789004250376.
  13. ^ Chamber Choir of the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music (29 August 2017). OCF: AWARD "Tomislav Zografski" (Video) (in Macedonian). Diamond Hall of Hotel Inex, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia: YouTube. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  14. ^ "Review of Composers – Composers' Association of Serbia". composers.rs. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  15. ^ "Tomislav Zografski album". discogs.com. Retrieved 2020-01-26.
  16. ^ a b "List of Works". compositiontoday.com. Retrieved 2020-01-26.
  17. ^ Zografski, Tomislav. "Song for Solo Violin" (PDF). ohridskibiseri.org.mk/. Tomislav Zografski Foundation.
  18. ^ "Despina Spirovska – Concert hall of Faculty of music art Skopje". facebook.com. Retrieved 2020-01-26.

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