Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 12 March, 1913, in the afternoon

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 12 March 1913, page 343:

I went into the artists' room while Poznyakovskaya was on the platform*, drawn there more by curiosity than any special sympathy or antipathy. Sitting there were Zeiliger, two of his friends, and Zakharov, yellow as a piece of old parchment. Zeiliger was thumping out something on the piano with the practice pedal down, while Zakharov responded rather reluctantly to my remarks. I had no real purpose being in the artists' room, but I persuaded Zeiliger to play me two Scriabin Etudes. After that he got up and went out of the room, whereupon Zakharov said: 'I'll now play you a study by …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 12 March 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 343. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438540006658 accessed: 7 July, 2022

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory

Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Study
written by Sergey Lyapunov
performed by Boris Zakharov
Etudes
written by Aleksandr Nikolayevich Scriabin
performed by Alexander Zeiliger

Experience Information

Date/Time 12 March, 1913, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

* At Yesipova's class examinations


Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:26:46 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:17:50 +0100