Sergei Prokofiev in Chicago - 2 November, 1921, in the afternoon

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 2 November 1921, page 620:

In the afternoon I practised the piano, learning the Third Piano Concerto and going through the programme for my concert on the 12th in Cleveland. An amusing thing with the Piano Concerto: in my haste to finish the score in France, I did not trouble to write out the whole of the piano part in the finale, and when I packed my trunk I left all the sketches and working material for the Concerto with Mama, so that in case the trunk should go missing, at least they would remain intact. I now realise that the middle section of the finale has no piano part, and I can hardly remember this passage. …   more >>

cite as, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 2 November 1921, p. 620. accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: Chicago


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Third Piano Concerto
written by Ned Rorem, Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 November, 1921, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Thu, 24 Mar 2016 23:43:46 +0000
Approved on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:17:17 +0100