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Dragoslav Pavle Aksentijevic was born in Belgrade in 1942. He graduated and acquired a Master's Degree from the University of Belgrade Academy of Sciences and Arts. His art is devoted exclusively to the icon-painting style inspired by the old Byzantine and Serb fresco-painting.

Apart from his icon and fresco-painting he is active in researching of the old spiritual music. The chants he interprets with "ison" based on "neumes" transcribes and on his own related to the living oral tradition are widely heard. Performances abroad: France, Austria, Germany, Greece, the USA, Russia, Finland, Hungary


* September 1988- the first award for the interpretation of byzantine melodies at the International choir festival in Kardica, Greece
* January 1990- the only award at the International festival in Moscow
* 1989 - the award from the Fund For Culture Of the City Of Belgrade
* 1990 - the golden medal from the Serbian Society for Culture and Education
* 1990 - the award from radio Insbruck
* 2000 - anual award from the Serbian Association Of Music Artists

In 2000, Dragoslav Pavle Aksentijevic and four young musicians gather round a group "Zapis" (Inscription). The group's programme is based on secular melographic iscriptions originating from the areas of east and south Serbia and Kosmet.

The group uses authentic traditional instruments. It has five members who all perform spiritual music as well:

* Dragoslav Pavle Aksentijevic- chanter, solist
* Rastko Aksentijevic- string instruments, background vocalist
* Bojan Ivkovic- percussion, background vocalist
* Damnjan Aksentijevic- string instruments, background vocalist
* Spasoje Tufegdzic- woodwind instruments, bagpipes, background vocalist

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