Macedonian and Balkan Folk Music

Comments on the Dragi Spasovski Project

“Fantastic! Great work and a wonderful gift to us all.”

—Pt. Townsend, Washington

“The CD's were a real pleasure to listen to.”

—Henderson, Nevada

“I just can’t find the words to express how fine these recordings are on so many levels. Your virtuosic singing is so excellent technically and expressively. The repertoire has preserved disappearing or lost cultural jewels. The level of the orchestra’s virtuosity can’t be any higher. The mastering and quality of the recording itself; the quality of the website; well, it’s all just as good as it gets, better actually! ”

—Seattle, Washington

“I received the book/cds set last week and wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your efforts. It is so well done and reflects such care from each of the contributors.”

—Portland, Oregon

“Wow...this is phenomenal...thanks so much for putting this together! I know this is a labor of love for the three of you, as well as others involved, but it's also such a gift and act of service for the rest of us.”

—Santa Cruz, California

“Fantastic job! Wow!”

—Durham, North Carolina

“I got CDs and books. It's a great job! Thank you so much.”

—Kyoto, Japan

“What a treasure the whole set is—thanks for your hard work!.”

—Albuquerque, New Mexico

“The CD's are quite wonderful and it's especially nice that they are each rather different in character. There's quite a wealth of listening there! The book is also wonderful, such a lot of work to get that all together.”

—Boston, Massachusetts

“These are truly treasures to our community!”

—Portland, Oregon

“I love love love the CD's. It has been a long time since I have felt to inspired by a collection of songs.”

—Seattle, Washington

“Thank you for the wonderful Dragi Spasovski collection...I listened to the podcasts you made and really enjoyed listening to Dragi and his touching memories. This kind of project is truly invaluable. It ensures that this rich repertoire is preserved and makes us discover and appreciate the wonderful talent of these artists.”

—Montréal, Québec, Canada

“I've just listened to the clips of your new CDs. TREASURE!”

—Aberystwyth, Wales

“What a spectacular trio for recordings you have created—I have very little in my collection that approaches them in artistic significance.”

—St. Louis, Missouri

“What can we say? Best nothing to say, only to listen to your great warm voice and the nice songs that bring back memories. Thank you so much for sharing this with us.”

—Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Congratulations on a true labour of love. I look forward to delving into your rich and wonderful presentation.”

—Illawong, Australia

“I am bringing Ekoto Na Mojata Dusha to Sweden to share with my musical sister—she will love it. It has the most soothing, gorgeous, spirited daughter and I have been rocking out to it lately and enjoying every note. Thank you again for making it and putting your soul into it.”

—San Diego, California

“Your book is just about 100% gems. Each time I go back to it I'm more impressed by it. It's really a remarkable achievement.”

—Seattle, Washington

“It was a great pleasure for me and my wife to attend at your performance and Dragi Spasovski music group at the Golden Festival in NYC. The whole presentation was phenomenal and real presentation of traditional Macedonian folk music.”

—Macedonian Consul General, New York