Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 7 March, 20th Century, in the morning

from Sergei Prokofiev diaries: 7 March 1913, page 337:

Dargomyzhsky rehearsal in the morning. Tcherepnin kept changing his ideas about tempi in the Fantasia, resulting in horrible distortions. He then criticized my gestures. Kazachok went well though. Then Tcherepnin, considering that I had not made a good job of conducting The Wedding last time, took it over himself and did it in his own way, which was quite at variance with my own good intentions. Following him on to the podium, I attempted to bring it back to its previous form, at which Tcherepnin protested and we crossed swords mildly. …   more >>

cite as

Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Prokofiev diaries: 7 March 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 337. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438525054139 accessed: 9 May, 2021

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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The Wedding
written by Alexander Dargomyzhsky
performed by Students of the Imperial Conservatoire, Alexander Tcherepnin
Kazachok
written by Alexander Dargomyzhsky
performed by Students of the Imperial Conservatoire
Fantasia
written by Alexander Dargomyzhsky
performed by Students of the Imperial Conservatoire

Experience Information

Date/Time 7 March, 20th Century, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 02 Aug 2015 15:17:35 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:31:17 +0100