Leonida Glagoleva et al. in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - late January, 1909

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 24 January 1909 , pages 78-79:

I saw Glagoleva* again on Thursday. She greeted me with the words: 'You're just the person I'm looking for!' What it is about, and it seems to be urgent, is that she has a dancing partner of some kind with whom she wants to perform an Assyrian dance in Assyrian costume, and there is accordingly a need for some Assyrian music to dance to. Hence her appeal to me as a knowledgeable and competent person in such matters. I said she would have perfectly fine Assyrian music if she could just get hold of an old frying pan, and that would fit the bill quite satisfactorily, but she objected …   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 24 January 1909 . In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 78-79. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424727409169 accessed: 29 November, 2022

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory

Listeners

Leonida Glagoleva
Music student
Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Processional March from 'Empress of Saba'
written by Charles Gounod
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time late January, 1909
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

* Prokofiev's classmate, Leonida Glagoleva ** Livery Sacchetti (1852 - 1916), cellist and musicologist at the St. Petersburg Conservatoire *** Opera by Charles Gounod (1861)


Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:36:49 +0000
Approved on Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:34:51 +0100