Buzarovski Archive (BuzAr) is
a digital collection of video, audio, photos,
books, papers, scores and other artifacts related
to Balkan cultures and traditions. The collection
is based on Dimitrije Buzarovski's musical scores,
performances, video and audio recordings,
digitised cultural heritage, and musicological and
Established: October 15, 2012
Starting from December 1, 2014, BuzAr Collections
will be available online in streaming format.
Selected items from the collections will be posted
Artifacts on BuzAr are for non-commercial,
educational, or research purposes. Users of these
artifacts agree to cite Buzarovski Archive.
Nocturnes op. 49 (2000)
Performed by the author
The Nine Nocturnes for Piano are a part of the cycle
Nocturnes (Vecherinki), inspired by Macedonian folk
The compositional technique used by Dimitrije
Buzarovski is mainly based on Chopin/Liszt pianistic
In accordance with his multi-stylistic and
multi-genre approach, he applies the techniques of
neoclassicism, jazz etc. Although this composition
develops a plot from the first to the last nocturne,
has its own story and can be performed
Angja to the sound of the tambura. The music
calls you, beautiful Angja, to be my wife.
To be my wife, to count gold coins... No, I
do not want to be your wife, and count gold
In the Vlachs mahala
, there are tall yellow houses. In front of
the door, Ilchov's daughter was sitting and
embroidering. Stojan came up and asked for a
drink of water. When she offered him the
bottle, he grabbed her hand...
cut your blond hair
Maiden, cut your
blond hair, make a ladder for me to climb
and see your fair face and slender neck.
Tell me the truth maiden, what makes you so
beautiful? Do you love me or are you teasing
me just for fun?
Jovanke/A falcon drinks water on the Vardar
Jovano you are
bleaching fabric in the Vardar, and your
heart aches because your mother does not
allow you to come to me, my dear...
A falcon drinks water on the Vardar. Falcon,
you brave bird, did you come across a hero
with nine bullet wounds and the tenth from a
Tell me Katinke, in
which night should I come and stand in front
of your doors? Which words should I say? I
am ill without illness...
... He came to the
door and knocked with a present for Despina.
When she opened the door he said - I have
brought you this present so that you will
not forget me...
Dafino, red wine,
your lover has fallen asleep in the black
mountain. The bandits have come and stolen
his sheep-skin coat. I don't care about his
sheep-skin coat, I only care about him.
engagement of Donka/Set oh, you bright sun
got engaged. Her friends and neighbors came
to congratulate her. Do not congratulate me,
but ask my mother why she promissed me to
someone so far away.
Set oh, you bright sun, set and fade away !
And you moon, go away and sink into the
water! Mourn, you forest, together with me -
you, for your leaves, and me for my youth.
You will get your leaves back, but my youth
will never return.