Sergei Prokofiev - 8 May, 1913, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 8 May 1913, pages 398-399:

I had had no dinner today; it was nine o'clock and so I went for a snack at Nikolayevsky station. Again this brought back memories of Max: he loved coming here, for any reason or no reason. And how often we had been here together, leaving for the Crimea, or one of us meeting or seeing off the other, or simply coming to watch the departure of some express or other.

Lost in sombre thoughts I went to see Myaskovsky, having promised to play his Symphony through four-hands to Aslanov. Saminsky and Shaposhnikov were there as well, everyone was talking about music and were immersed in the …   more >>

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Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 8 May 1913. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 398-399. accessed: 19 June, 2024

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Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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Social performing - four-hand piano transcriptions
written by Nikolai Myaskovsky, Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Nikolai Myaskovsky, Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 8 May, 1913, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:13:29 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:18:10 +0100