Serge Diaghileff et al. in Paris - 15 June, 1925, in the afternoon

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 15 June 1925, page 177:

In the afternoon I went to the rehearsal of Zéphyr, alerted by Dukelsky, but as matters turned out Zéphyr had been rehearsed in the morning, and I had happened along to bits and pieces and tidying up of problems in Auric's Matelots. Diaghilev appeared, embraced me, and after wandering up and down for a while came to sit beside me. 'Revolting music,' he smiled at one of Auric's melodies, 'supremely tasteless vulgarity', but said with a certain indulgence towards the music. After a while, he said, 'Well now, Serge, you and I have to…   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 15 June 1925. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 177. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1464385766855 accessed: 22 November, 2017

location of experience: Paris

Listeners

Serge Diaghileff
Impresario Founder of the Ballets Russes
1872-1929
Sergey Prokofiev
Musician, Composer, performer
1891-1953

Listening to

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Matelots
written by Georges Auric
performed by Orchestra of the Ballets Russes

Experience Information

Date/Time 15 June, 1925, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 27 May 2016 22:49:27 +0100
Approved on Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:02:58 +0100