Anna Yesipova et al. - mid October, 1913
from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 8 - 23 October 1913, page 527:
I went to my first lesson with Yesipova. 'What are you talking about, the whole Schumann Sonata?' she asked in horror. 'To bring such a complex piece up to examination standard would take up all our time and leave none for the remainder of the repertoire!'
All the same, I played her two movements and they were obviously very much to her taste since her conclusion was as follows: 'Well, all right then... bring the whole work to me for the next lesson, and then we won't need to touch it again until the exam.'
This hardly tallied with what she had said earlier, but never mind! … more >>
Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 8 - 23 October 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 527. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446333071918 accessed: 7 December, 2023
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written by Sergei Prokofiev, Robert Schumann
|performed by Sergei Prokofiev|
|Date/Time||mid October, 1913|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, in private, indoors|