Sergei Prokofiev in Paris - 19 May, 1920

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 19 May 1920, page 515:

After the performance Stravinsky took me to the home of the Princess Murat, who was holding a grand reception in honour of the Ballets Russes: Diaghilev, Stravinsky, Larionov, the Grand Duke Dimitry Pavlovich, Picasso and several young French composers, one of them a decorative young female, and a host of other guests. The amount of talk and noise and leaping about was tremendous; at three o'clock in the morning Stravinsky was underneath the piano with his enemy Cocteau, a gramophone was screeching away on top of the piano while someone was thrashing the keys and Diaghilev seemed to be …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 19 May 1920, p. 515. accessed: 26 May, 2024

location of experience: Paris


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

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Music at Princess Murat's reception

Experience Information

Date/Time 19 May, 1920
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:12:16 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:45:55 +0100