Gregor Piatigorsky in City of Oberlin - 5 November, 1929

from Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky, pages 182-183:

The first contact with an American college audience was heartening. Pavlovsky [Valentin Pavlovsky] played admirably, and with the exception of one mishap the program went very well. At the beginning of a lengthy scherzo of a composer named Feltzer, Pavlovsky accidentally turned several pages at once. I made the same jump, caught him, and before we knew it the piece was over. Because of its humorous brevity, the delighted audience demanded a repeat. / “Let’s play it again, but right, this time,“ I said to Pavlovsky. We did. The same piece, stretching endlessly on, had a …   more >>

cite as

Gregor Piatigorsky, Cellist- Gregor Piatigorsky (New York, 1976), p. 182-183. accessed: 20 July, 2024

location of experience: City of Oberlin


Gregor Piatigorsky

Listening to

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Feltzer's Scherzo
written by Feltzer
performed by Valentin Pavlovsky, Gregor Piatigorsky

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 November, 1929
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Sat, 14 Mar 2015 09:17:59 +0000
Approved on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:52:06 +0000