The many awards and honours received by Tale Ognenovski include:
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Tale Ognenovski won the"11 October" Award, the highest and the most prestigious national award in Republic of Macedonia, No. 445/03, dated September 25, 2003, signed by the prof. Dr. Trajan Gocevski, President of the Board for award "October 11".

Boris Pop Gjorcev, journalist, Zoica Purovska-Velevska, prima ballerina, Tale Ognenovski, clarinetist and composer and Ljupco Ajdinski, teacher of the handicapped  at the glittering “October 11” Awards ceremony held on October 11, 2003 in the Macedonian Parliament, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. Photo published in the newspaper “Nova Makedonija”; Article entitled: “The “October 11” Awards were given”. Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, October 13, 2003.

Tale Ognenovski won top honors as the winner of "11 October" award, the highest and the most prestigious national award in Republic of Macedonia. October 11 awards for special and eminent achievements in the areas of science, culture, art and journalism were handed at the Macedonian Parliament on Saturday, October 11th., 2003. Institute of Macedonian language "Krste Misirkov" from Skopje and Professor Dr. Ljupco Ajdinski, teacher of the handicapped, are the winners of the award in the area of science and education and Boris Pop Gjorcev the field of journalism.. President of the Board for award "October 11" prof. dr. sc. Trajan Gocevski awarded "October 11" awards.The winners of October 11 award for 2003 in the area of culture and art are Tale Ognenovski, the clarinet virtuoso, and Zoica Purovska-Velevska, prima ballerina from Skopje. The glittering ceremony on October 11, 2003 in the Macedonian Parliament was attended by Mr. Boris Trajkovski (19 November 1999 – 26 February 2004; Boris Trajkovski died on 26 February 2004 in a plane crash en route to an economic conference in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina), President of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Branko Crvenkovski (He was Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia from 1992 to 1998 and again from 2002 to 2004, then President of the Republic of Macedonia from 2004 to 2009), Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Nikola Popovski (October 3, 2002 - November 8, 2003), President of the Parliament of Republic of Macedonia , Mr. Kiro Gligorov (He was the first President of the Republic of Macedonia, serving from 1991 to 1999), the First  President of Republic of Macedonia, Ms. Radmila Shekerinska (November 1, 2002 – August 27,  2006; She was Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia from May12, 2004 until June 12, 2004 and from November 3, 2004 until December 15, 2004), Deputy to the President of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, Ms. Liljana Popovska (January 23, 2003 – December 6, 2004), Vice President of the Parliament of Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Hari Kostov (2002 – 2004; He was Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia  from May 31, 2004 to November 15, 2004 ), Minister of Interior of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, Members of the Parliament of Republic of Macedonia…  The informations for Winners of 11 Oktomvri Awards were published at: Macedonian Radio (September 26, 2003), MIA (Macedonian Information Agency, September 26, 2003), http://vesti.mt.net.mk, newspapers: “Nova Makedonija”, “Vecher”, “Dnevnik”, “Utrinski Vesnik(http://star.utrinski.com.mk/?pBroj=1294&stID=7431&pR=2) and ”Vest” (October 11 and 13, 2003), magazine “Makedonsko Sonce” (October 10, 2003), Macedonian Television, A1 Television, Sitel Television, Telma Television, Kanal 5 Television (October 11, 2003.
“…Tale Ognenovski  is the greatest clarinetist, reed piper, zourlist and small bagpiper of all time, and one of the Greatest Composers in World Music..." Tale Ognenovski said: “I am very proud and happy for I am the winner of "11 Oktomvri" Award. This award is the main source of my strength and motivation for composing… My son Stevan Ognenovski has great contribution for my career: for realizing my first CD album "Jazz, Macedonian Folk Dances and Classical Music," and for writing the book entitled: “Tale Ognenovski Virtuoso of the Clarinet and Composer,” Article entitled:  “Macedonian Musical Genius Tale Ognenovski, the winner of "11 Oktomvri" award."  - Written by Mileva Lazova, October 10, 2003, Magazine "Makedonsko Sonce", Republic of Macedonia.








Boris Pop Gjorcev, journalist, Zoica Purovska-Velevska, prima ballerina, Tale Ognenovski, clarinetist and composer, Boris Trajkovski, President of the Republic of Macedonia and Ljupco Ajdinski, teacher of the handicapped  at the glittering “October 11” Awards ceremony held on October 11, 2003 in the Macedonian Parliament, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. Photo published in the newspaper “Vest”; Article entitled: “The “October 11” Awards were given”. Skopje, Republic of Macedonia,  October 13, 2003.

Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer  won the"11 October" Award, the highest and the most prestigious national award in Republic of Macedonia, No. 445/03, dated September 25, 2003, signed by the prof. Dr. Trajan Gocevski, President of the Board for award "October 11".

Boris Pop Gjorcev, journalist, Zoica Purovska-Velevska, prima ballerina, Tale Ognenovski, clarinetist and composer  and Ljupco Ajdinski, teacher of the handicapped at the glittering “October 11” Awards ceremony held on October 11, 2003 in the Macedonian Parliament, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. Photo published in the newspaper “Utrinski vesnik”; Article entitled: “The “October 11” Awards, the highest national awards in Republic of Macedonia were given”. Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, October 13, 2003.
http://star.utrinski.com.mk/?pBroj=1294&stID=7431&pR=2

Interview of Tale Ognenovski for the newspaper "Nova Makedonija" on October 11, 2003.

Interview of Tale Ognenovski for the newspaper "Nova Makedonija" on October 11, 2003
  Tale Ognenovski: “I received the First Award Clarinet as a best clarinetist at the First Republic Macedonian Festival of Folk Dances and Songs, Skopje, October 6-10, 1948. I performed as a virtuoso clarinet and reed pipe soloist with the
Macedonian National Ensemble for Folk Dances and Songs "Tanec" on American television, CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System), on January 22, 1956, on French Television on September 20 and 21, 1956, on Swiss Television, on July, 1959… Parts of the articles in the newspapers: “…some remarkable music on both orthodox and unorthodox instruments - a raucous and unforgettable pipe…,” written by John Martin, The New York Times, January 28, 1956,  Title: "Ballet: Yugoslav Folk Art 'Tanec' Dancers Appear at Carnegie Hall in Display of Tremendous Skill,"  is related to my appearance at world-famous Carnegie Hall as reed pipe and clarinet soloist.
“…When five of them dance the "Sopska Poskocica,"  which apparently just means they are showing off to the girls. I would keep them any day as unfair trade for the four little swans in "Swan Lake." They are brilliant, gay, and worth seeing...,” written by Claudia Cassidy, title: "On the Aisle Yugoslav Ballet a Colorful Addition to International Dance", and published in the newspaper Chicago Daily Tribune, on  February 6, 1956. I was a virtuoso clarinet soloist in Sopska Poskocica ("Shopska potskoknuvachka") but also and arranger of music because I added my own musical phrases and improvisations in more parts of the dance. I performed with much faster rhythm than appear in the original version of this folk dance, which contribute all articles in the newspapers for this dance to be brilliants.
“…An audience which jammed Carnegie to capacity (the house had been sold out by last Monday) cheered and applauded the folk dancing with as much enthusiasm as if it had been witnessing classical, theatrical ballet at its most glittering." Written by Walter Terry, title: 'Yugoslav Folk Ballet", New York Herald Tribune, January 28, 1956.
“…This group would be hard to beat…”  written by Albert Goldeberg, title "Yugoslav Folk Ballet Opens Engagement",  Los Angeles Times, March 13, 1956.
“…"Macedonian Tune," which in its intricate rhythms and plaintive melody should at least make Dave Brubeck send out an emergency call for Darius Milhaud..." Written by R. H. Hagan, title "Yugoslav Ballet Proves Folk Dancing 'Tricky' ", San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, March 8, 1956.
“…Together they make as vigorous a display of dancing as the U.S. has never seen." Title: "Dance Bouncing Brigands, Yugoslav come to U.S.", Life, USA, April 9, 1956.
My contribution for these wonderful articles in the newspapers was the greatest regarding the other musicians of Ensemble “Tanec”.  I was virtuoso clarinet and reed pipe soloist in the most parts of the programme of Ensemble “Tanec.” I was Head of the “Folk Music Orchestra” of “Macedonian Radio Television.” I performed with many Cultural Artistically Societies. I recorded many gramophone records.   On October, 2001, is released my CD-album entitled, "Jazz, Macedonian Folk Dances and Classical Music." Record Label: Independent Records, USA. This Audio CD is the best album for all time for instrumental music. This album is confirmation that I am the greatest clarinetist, reed piper, zourlist and small bagpiper of all time and one of the greatest composers in the world of music. My sincere gratitude for I won top honours as the winner of 11 Oktomvri award, the highest and the most prestigious national award in Republic of Macedonia. This Award gave me inspiration for new composing... My biography was published in the book on December 2000 and entitled "Tale Ognenovski Virtuoso of the Clarinet and Composer", and written by  Stevan Ognenovski, Mag.Scient.  Publishing house is MATICA MAKEDONSKA. The book is published in both Macedonian and English. My biography is published on the Web site www.taleognenovski.com.mk, since September 18, 1998, and written by the same author, my son Stevan Ognenovski, Mag.Scient.” These words appeared in an article entitled, “Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist, and Musical Virtuoso, which has been touring World” and published in the newspaper "Nova Makedonija" on October 11, 2003.

"Tale Ognenovski won 11 Oktomvri award for 2003, the highest national award in Republic of Macedonia for achievements in the area of culture and art. Article entitled, “The Winners of 11 Oktomvri Awards: Tale Ognenovski, clarinetist and musical virtuoso with artistic performances around the world” and published in the newspaper "Nova Makedonija" on October 11, 2003

Tale Ognenovski as musician and composer contributed in our folklore culture
"Tale Ognenovski won 11 Oktomvri award for 2003, the highest national award in Republic of Macedonia for achievements in the area of culture and art…
Extraordinary important, rare voluminous,  and with quality, almost irreplaceable, creative artistic presence of Tale Ognenovski on the programs of Radio and Television since 1948. Numerous sound records and every performance of Tale Ognenovski with his clarinet remain valuable, unique and permanent artist values for our culture. He with creative work developed into real virtuoso and artist. He had created his own style for interpreting the folk dances ("ora"), in which are especially characteristically his inventive improvisations. In parallel with reproduction Tale Ognenovski become composer of his own folk dances. As a composer, Ognenovski kept traditional folk expression. He is unique maestro of developing from the smallest element of folk music  a complex instrumental content.  Tale Ognenovski as musician and composer contributed in our folklore culture.”  These words appeared in an article entitled, “ The Winners of 11 Oktomvri Awards: Tale Ognenovski, clarinetist and musical virtuoso with artistic performances around the world” and published in the newspaper ‘Nova Makedonija’ on October 11, 2003.

He is maestro of improvisation and creativity
In the programme “Folklorni odblesoci” of Nacional Macedonian Radio, broadcasted on October 22, 2003, Kiril Todevski, the author of the programme said about Tale Ognenovski, “Tale Ognenovski won 11 Oktomvri award for 2003, the highest national award in Republic of Macedonia for achievements in the area of culture and art… During last six decades he has continuously demonstrated his skill at original and superb interpretation. He has composed and arranged 200 Macedonian folk dances… He has amazed audiences with his virtuoso solo clarinet performances not only of various Macedonian folk dances, but also of classical music by Mozart, Cavallini, Wagner… His authenticity feeling for style, brilliant invention, highly gracious in all registers colour and sovereign virtuosity made his performances to sound unique and unimagined magnificently... In the area of artistic imagination and power of creative improvisation, Ognenovski developed his rare talent. He combines beautiful tone with unique technique… He is maestro of improvisation and creativity; he starts with a motive, a theme, and then develops a complex instrumental content…  In his performances he demonstrates fascinate invention and virtuosity…  Tale Ognenovski has demonstrate his rich talent performing with all three different folk music orchestras of Macedonian Radio Television: “The Folk Music Orchestra”, the “Chalgii” orchestra and “The Authentic Folk Instruments Orchestra”... From him, how to preserve creative perfection in folk musical reproduction learned, learn, and will learn numerous folk instrumentalists…”


Important Webpages:

Google+ Page With Eight YouTube Music Videos

https://plus.google.com/106334760000961341887
Facebook Page - Biography http://www.facebook.com/TaleOgnenovskiClarinetist/info
Facebook Page With Eight YouTube Music Videos http://www.facebook.com/TaleOgnenovskiClarinetist/app_182222305144028
Google+ Page - Biography https://plus.google.com/106334760000961341887/about

The Orchard Artist Info

http://www.theorchard.com/artist/38104/bio


Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tale_Ognenovski
AllAboutJazz.com http://musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=1699#.Ur2Xg_RDuHM

BARNES&NOBLE - Book: "Tale Ognenovski"  by Lambert M. Surhone,  Mariam T. Tennoe (Editor), Susan F. Henssonow (Editor)

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/tale-ognenovski-lambert-m-surhone/1103724547
YouTube Music Videos http://www.youtube.com/user/steveogn

CD: “Jazz,  Macedonian Folk Danced and Classical Music” Tour of North America and Carnegie Hall Concert Brilliant Career
CD: “MOZART and OGNENOVSKI Clarinet Concertos” The Film "Rhythm and Sound”, 1955 Tour of Germany
CD: “Macedonian Clarinet Jazz Composed By Tale Ognenovski” Songs with famous singers Tour of France
First Award at the Yugoslav Folk Music Festival in Opatija, Croatia, 1951.
Sounds - Europe - The Orient Tour of Switzerland
First Award at the First Republic of Macedonia Festival of Folk Dances and Songs, 1948
International Folklore Conference in Istanbul, Turkey,  1977 Discography
All About Jazz Jazz News: Macedonian Clarinet Jazz Composed by Tale Ognenovski - CD to Celebrate the 85th Anniversary of His Birthday, April 27, 2007

Mi2N - Music Industry News Network: "Macedonian Clarinetist Tale Ognenovski - Jazz Musician Of The Day: April 27, 2010 At AllAboutJazz.com" (Posted: 04-27-2010)
Classical Music since 1952

Mi2N - Music Industry News Network: "Clarinetist Tale Ognenovski - Jazz Musician Of The Day: April 27, 2009 At AllAboutJazz.com" (Posted: 06-25-2009)

Tale on age 4

Top40-Charts.com: “Tale Ognenovski, Internationally Renowned Jazz And Classical Clarinetist Released CD Album Entitled: Mozart And Ognenovski Clarinet Concertos To Celebrate The 250th Anniversary Of Mozart's Birthday”  Metro Goldwyn Mayer studio Feedback
Mi2N - Music Industry News Network: " Clarinetist Tale Ognenovski Will Celebrate The 90th Anniversary Of His Birthday, April 27, 2012 With New CD Album: "Pelistersko Oro", Which Will Be Released On October 1, 2012" (Posted: 04-22-2012)
Email   steveogn@yahoo.com
CV of Stevan Ognenovski, Mag.Scient., Magister Scientiarum (Magister of Science in Computer Science), author of the Web site of Tale Ognenovski, Musical Genius, Clarinetist and Composer

Awards and Honours

JAZZ NEWS - Nestor Publishers:  Tale Ognenovski Will Celebrate The 90th Anniversary Of His Birthday, April 27, 2012 With New CD

600th anniversary of the founding of the village of Brusnik Press releases
Composer and Clarinetist Tale Ognenovski was honoured with Certificate for National Pension by Prime Minister of Republic of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski, March 3, 2012 Extraordinary clarinetist 11 Oktomvri Award

Mi2N - Music Industry News Network:

"Composer And Clarinetist Tale Ognenovski Was Honoured With Certificate For National Pension By Prime Minister Of Republic Of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski" (Posted: 03-07-2012)

Stevan Ognenovski, Mag.Scient. is writer of the book entitled "Tale Ognenovski Virtuoso of the Clarinet and Composer /  Тале Огненовски виртуоз на кларинет и композитор "

Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer is author of the book “Macedonian folk dances” published by the Cultural Educational Association, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia in 1989.

Biography at All  About Jazz

"Tale Ognenovski, Titan Of The Clarinet And Composer Of Clarinet Music, Dies" - Mi2N - Music Industry News Network (June 28, 2012) Tale Ognenovski - Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tale_Ognenovski
Clarinet - Wikipedia


Facebook Page of Stevan Ognenovski - Biography http://www.facebook.com/StevanOgnenovski.MagisterWriterInstrumentalist/info
Facebook Page of Stevan Ognenovski - Photos http://www.facebook.com/StevanOgnenovski.MagisterWriterInstrumentalist
Google+ Page of Stevan Ognenovski - Biography https://plus.google.com/u/0/115061030901910683351/about
Google+ Page of Stevan Ognenovski - Music Videos https://plus.google.com/u/0/115061030901910683351/posts
Biography of Stevan Ognenovski http://www.taleognenovski.com.mk/cvstevano.html
YouTube Music Videos http://www.youtube.com/user/steveogn
Email of Stevan Ognenovski steveogn@yahoo.com


Photo of Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer with Josip Broz Tito, President of Yugoslavia, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, June 3, 1957.

Photo of Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer with Boris Trajkovski, President of the Republic of Macedonia, Macedonian Parliament, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, October 11, 2003.

The New York Times articles for Tale Ognenovski performances as virtuoso clarinet and reed pipe soloist with Macedonian National Ensemble for Folk Dances and Songs "Tanec" in Carnegie Hall, New York City on January 27, 1956.

Life magazine article for Tale Ognenovski performances as virtuoso clarinet and reed pipe soloist with Macedonian National Ensemble for Folk Dances and Songs "Tanec" on 66th concert tour of United States of America and Canada from January 22, 1956 till April 12, 1956.

Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer performed on CBS  (Columbia Broadcasting System) with Macedonian National Ensemble for Folk Dances and Songs "Tanec"  on  TV Programme "OMNIBUS" on January 22, 1956.

Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer in Metro Goldwyn Mayer studio in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California with members of Macedonian National Ensemble for Folk Dances and Songs "Tanec"  and with June Allyson, one of the screen’s most important stars in the U.S., March 14, 1956.

“Musical Genius Tale Ognenovski is on an equal level musically with other World  Musical Legends” –  ‘Nova Zora’

Photos of Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer in Brusnik, Bitola, Baba Mountain, Pelister National Park, Republic of Macedonia.

Photos of Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer in Vodno Mountain,  Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Photos of Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer with his family

Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer  received "Blagodarnica"(Gratitude ). This is an honorary award for life long work from the folk radio "Radio Ros", in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, on December 7, 2000.

"Tale Ognenovski, Titan Of The Clarinet And Composer Of Clarinet Music, Dies" - This website article was published on Mi2N - Music Industry News Network (June 28, 2012) http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=155399

Tale Ognenovski is the number four in the list of notable deaths in 2012, as recorded by Wikipedia (http://boingboing.net/2013/01/02/notable-deaths-in-2012-as-rec.html)

Information designer Jess Bachman created Wikipedia Remembers 2012 (http://visual.ly/wikipedia-remembers-2012?view=true), an interactive feature about the top 100 public figures who died in 2012 as ranked by the number of words in their Wikipedia entries.

Web site JJA News insights and updates from the Jazz Journalists Association published article entitled: “Deaths in 2012”, compiled by W. Royal Stokes and Ken Franckling, Nov 27th, 2012 about the top jazz musicians who died in 2012 including Tale Ognenovski. http://news.jazzjournalists.org/2012/11/deaths-in-2012/


Three CD Albums available at: CD Baby, Amazon.com, CD Universe, iTunes, The Orchard…

Macedonian Clarinet Jazz Composed by Tale Ognenovski CD Baby Amazon.com CD Universe iTunes The Orchard
MOZART and OGNENOVSKI Clarinet Concertos CD Baby Amazon.com CD Universe iTunes The Orchard
Jazz, Macedonian Folk Dances and Classical Music CD Baby Amazon.com CD Universe iTunes The Orchard

The three CD albums from Independent Records are produced by Tale Ognenovski and Stevan Ognenovski.

Amazon.com MP3 Downloads of Albums of Tale Ognenovski:

MP3 Albums:


Macedonian Clarinet Jazz Composed by Tale Ognenovski  

Jazz, Macedonian Folk Dances and Classical Music  

Mozart And Ognenovski Clarinet Concertos  
MP3 Album MP3 Album MP3 Album
The Tale Ognenovski Quartet in May, 2001 during the CD Albums: "Jazz, Macedonian Folk Dances and Classical Music" and “Macedonian Clarinet Jazz Composed by Tale Ognenovski” sessions. From left to right: Stevan Ognenovski, Mag.Scient., Nikola Ognenovski, Tale Ognenovski Clarinetist and Composer (standing) and Kliment Ognenovski  in “Promuzika TRA-LA-LA Studio”, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.

Tale Ognenovski, Clarinetist and Composer with his son Stevan Ognenovski, Mag.Scient., his daughter in law Margarita Ognenovska, Dipl.-Oec. and his grandsons Nikola Ognenovski (standing) and Kliment Ognenovski (from left to right) during the CD Albums: "Jazz, Macedonian Folk Dances and Classical Music" and “Macedonian Clarinet Jazz Composed by Tale Ognenovski” sessions in “Promuzika TRA-LA-LA Studio”, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, May, 2001.

Tale Ognenovski , Clarinetist and Composer  was a member of the Composers’ Association of Yugoslavia (Former Yugoslavia) from 1963 till 1991. Tale Ognenovski’s 150 compositions have been protected by the Musical Copyright Society of the Republic of Macedonia ZAMP - Macédoine (Здружението за заштита на авторски музички права-ЗАМП) since 1963. ZAMP – Macédoine is the member of CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers.


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