Sergei Prokofiev in St. Petersburg - 10 December, 1912

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 11 December 1912, page 258:

Yesterday evening I went with Max to Scriabin's concert. Absurd as it may seem, I have not been to a single concert so far this season; the Scriabin concert is literally the first I have been to. I did not think much of the 24 Preludes, Op. 11, but I was fascinated by the Seventh Sonata. The sonata is deeply interesting, it has more substantial material than the Fifth, not frightening and ultimately without aggression. A defect is that there is quite a lot of rehashing of material from earlier opuses. I was most interested to hear his account of the Poème satanique which was masterly…   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 11 December 1912. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 258. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1428619034936 accessed: 8 April, 2020

location of experience: St. Petersburg

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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24 Etudes op. 11
written by Aleksandr Nikolayevich Scriabin
performed by Aleksandr Nikolayevich Scriabin
Piano Sonata no. 7
written by Aleksandr Nikolayevich Scriabin
performed by Aleksandr Nikolayevich Scriabin
Poème satanique
written by Aleksandr Nikolayevich Scriabin
performed by Aleksandr Nikolayevich Scriabin

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 December, 1912
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 23:37:15 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jun 2018 17:15:45 +0100