Sergei Prokofiev - June, 1915

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: June 1915, page 53:

I sat down at the piano and decided to write some little sqibs of pieces, 'doggies' as I used to call them eight years or so ago. And the doggies started to grow incredibly easily, I liked thm very much and they emerged with impeccable finish. Three of them were completed on the first day: for Zoya (No. 6), for Lida (no. 5) - with a peal of bells to celebrate her marriage - and for Katya Schmidthof (No. 16). I decided to dedicate all of these doggies to my friends. 

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http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: June 1915, p. 53. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450397105184 accessed: 26 September, 2021

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Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

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'Doggies' - piano pieces
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time June, 1915
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 18 Dec 2015 00:05:06 +0000
Approved on Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:43:44 +0100