Professor V.V. Svyatlovsky - 4 March, 1916, at night

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 4 March 1916, page 97:

[...] I then took myself off to the first closed-invitation 'Bronze Horseman' evening, which was taking place in Professor Svyatlovsky's apartment. Here everything was in full swing, although there were not many musicians there. I played and was well received, although the Russian poets were some way behind the French aficionados: they were baffled by the Sarcasms, so much so that the host actually got angry and was heard to say in the next room: 'Yes, well, of course, Prokofiev has proved in his earlier works that he is talented, but that hardly gives him the right to make …   more >>

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http://data.open.ac.uk/led/person/Sergey+Prokofiev/1450307447086, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 4 March 1916, p. 97. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1451434405546 accessed: 13 June, 2021

location of experience:

Listeners

Professor V.V. Svyatlovsky
Anthropologist, Ethnographer

Listening to

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Sarcasms
written by Sergei Prokofiev
performed by Sergei Prokofiev

Experience Information

Date/Time 4 March, 1916, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Wed, 30 Dec 2015 00:13:25 +0000
Approved on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:33:26 +0100