Max Schmidthof et al. in Nikopol - 25 January, 20th Century

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: Travel notes from Crimea - Chapter 3: Nikopol, pages 299-300:

Max: [...] The clicking of a Kodak was heard, upon which Morolyov embraced Sergusya in a hug and informed us that our triumphant entry through the dates had been immortalized on film. Vasily Mitrofanovich urged us to the table, where he regaled us with pies and apricot brandy. Himself he enthusiastically downed several glasses of vodka, firing off a stream of talk and bustling about, creating a most welcoming atmosphere. Seryozha was hardly allowed time to swallow the last mouthful when he was sat down at the piano by Vasily Mitrofanovich to begin his Nikopol sentence of hard labour, which …   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: Travel notes from Crimea - Chapter 3: Nikopol. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 299-300. accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: Nikopol


Max Schmidthof
Music student
Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Piano music
written by Various
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 January, 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Travel notes by Max Schmidthof, as recorded in Prokofiev's diaries

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:57:14 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:14:23 +0100