Gregor Piatigorsky in Bavaria - in the beginning of the 1920's

from Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky, pages 89,90:

I found the countess at the piano, playing the Jungfrau Maria, a piece I had not heard since it was played by my sister Nadja. “Oh, I am so glad.” The countess’s face flushed. “I adore the cello, and those encores you played at the concert. Oh, you must love to play them. I look forward so much to playing with you,” she said. She looked pretty. / “Here is my favourite – I simply adore it.” She showed me the music. “It is for the piano. Do you think we could play it together?” / “Yes, of course. I will play the upper line.” It was the Autumn Song, by Tchaikovsky. We …   more >>
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Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 89,90. accessed: 22 June, 2024

location of experience: Bavaria


Gregor Piatigorsky

Listening to

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Jungfrau Maria / Tchaikovsky's Autumn Song
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Countess, Gregor Piatigorsky

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:27:44 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:20:07 +0000