Sergei Prokofiev - 27 March, 1914, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 27 March 1914, page 632:

At eight o'clock I went with Mama to play vint with the Andreyevs, and then after an hour went on to the Belyayev Concert to hear Tcherepnin's ballet Narcissus and Echo. This is a very interesting work, with a good deal of captivating music in it, although here and there it descends to somewhat derivative, wishy-washy pictorial representation. But on the whole it is an extraordinarily appealing and in places absorbingly interesting work. The ballet had a success, and we conducting students of the composer took along a big bouquet of narcissi, ingeniously chosen by Gauk. When we …   more >>

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Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 27 March 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 632. accessed: 24 June, 2024

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Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Narcissus and Echo
written by Nikolay Tcherepnin

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 March, 1914, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:48:33 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:30:52 +0100