Sergei Prokofiev - 2 May, 1915, at night
from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: May 1915, page 41:
That evening I played at Dobychina's Contemporary Music evening. Eleonora and Bashkirov were both there, and could not help noticing my distracted air. Eleonora was well aware of the reason, Bashkirov was not.* I played some of my smaller pieces, not very well.
http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: May 1915, p. 41. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450361738353 accessed: 1 December, 2023
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written by Sergei Prokofiev
|performed by Sergei Prokofiev|
|Date/Time||2 May, 1915, at night|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
* S.P. had asked Nina Meshcherskaya to marry him and travel with him to Europe; her parents had objected and forbidden an immediate marriage outright. S.P.'s mother was also unenthusiastic about the match.