Max Schmidthof in Dnipropetrovsk oblast - 25 January, 20th Century

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: Travel notes from Crimea - Chapter 3: Nikopol, 26 January, pages 300-301:

26 January I did not wake up until nine o'clock, but Seryozha enjoyed hearing the innocent voices of the children going to school at seven. At ten we summoned Vasily Mitrofanovich and revealed our artful scheme: he was very near taking offence but was at least partly mollified by the second and third movements of the Rachmaninov Concerto and the whole of the Prokofiev Concerto. He was dubious about the work by Sergey Prokofiev, but was once again transported by that by Sergey Rachmaninov, and having been presented with a card bearing the somewhat barbed inscription, 'To his dear friend …   more >>

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Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: Travel notes from Crimea - Chapter 3: Nikopol, 26 January. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 300-301. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429225233084 accessed: 9 August, 2022

location of experience: Dnipropetrovsk oblast

Listeners

Max Schmidthof
Student
1890's-1913

Listening to

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Piano concertos
written by Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Rachmaninoff
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:33 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:16:07 +0100