Sergei Prokofiev - 16 March, 1914, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 16 March 1914, pages 623-624:

In the evening Mama and I went to hear Zherebtsova-Andreyeva, who had included my song 'There Are Other Planets' in her programme. I was extremely interested to hear my song, never having heard it performed before. Rather good, although naturally not for the wider public (although actually it was very well received). Anna Grigorievna sang wonderfully, except for her habit of clearing her throat when she finished singing, but Dulov accompanied drily and he played some wrong notes in the bass. In the interval he said to me, 'Well, I seemed to get your song worked out all right, don't you …   more >>

cite as

Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 16 March 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 623-624. accessed: 23 April, 2024

location of experience:


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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'There Are Other Planets'
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Anna Zherebtsova-Andreyeva, Dulov

Experience Information

Date/Time 16 March, 1914, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Mon, 14 Dec 2015 22:55:44 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:28:37 +0100