Sergei Prokofiev - 23 September, 1914, in the afternoon

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 23 September 1914, page 741:

Duckling in the morning, then a lesson with Miss Isaacs, then off to the Studio. My first student, the redheaded Kozlova, played Beethoven's Second Sonata really rather well. She says she is practising four hours a day. It was pleasant to work with her, showing her a mass of things, correcting her rhythm, her touch, her phrasing. The other student had not learned anything; all she did was look at me with pleading eyes. I suggested that next time she should come to her lesson with something prepared. 

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 23 September 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 741. accessed: 3 February, 2023


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Second piano sonata
written by Beethoven, Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Kozlova

Experience Information

Date/Time 23 September, 1914, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


* S.P.'s English teacher

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 22:12:39 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:35:12 +0100