Sergei Prokofiev - 25 October, 1914, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 25 October 1914, page 765:

In the afternoon I read Conan Doyle in English. Bashkirov came for a lesson. We have been working now for a month, and I think he is making progress. He wanted me to go to dinner with him and was very insistent, but I went to the first I.R.M.S. concert, an all-Tchaikovsky programme. Although I love Tchaikusha, I was less interested in his music, especially in the limp performance it received from Malko, than I was in the palette of its orchestral sounds, since this is what I am mostly thinking about at the moment with reference to my ballet. Alas, the first movement of the Second Symphony …   more >>

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Sergey Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 25 October 1914. In Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries 1907-1914 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 765. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1440234144237 accessed: 14 August, 2022

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Listeners

Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician
1891-1953

Listening to

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Orchestral Suite no. 3
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Malko
Symphony no. 2
written by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
performed by Malko

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 October, 1914, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:02:25 +0100
Approved on Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:32:38 +0100