Anna Yesipova et al. - 4 March, 1914, in the morning

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 4 March 1914, page 613:

Kalantarova asked me to go for a lesson with Yesipova in the morning. I practised the Mozart Variations and took them along. Anna Nikolayevna has recovered some of her energy, but not to be compared with how she had been formerly: she has lost weight and become somehow wrinkled. She prescribed such a slow tempo for the Variations that I despaired, and there was a long discussion about my idea of playing piano and with very few accents, in the end making me play forte and strongly accented. I was disappointed. Then she asked me to play…   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 4 March 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 613. accessed: 16 July, 2024

location of experience:


Anna Yesipova
Professor, Pianist
Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
performed by Sergei Prokofiev
Etude no. 3
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 March, 1914, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 14 Dec 2015 00:50:00 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:21:42 +0100