Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 4 December, 1912

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 5 December 1912, page 252:

Yesterday I played my cello Ballade with Abashidze*. He played like Ruzsky, that is to say he managed all the notes, but not very well. Once again I felt convinced that the cello sounds good and that the Ballade is a very fine piece.

cite as

Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 5 December 1912. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 252. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428323409066 accessed: 29 November, 2022

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Ballade for cello and piano
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Abashidze, Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 December, 1912
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

* A cello student at the Conservatoire


Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 06 Apr 2015 13:30:09 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jun 2018 17:10:58 +0100