As it has been remarked, Debussy's orchestra is here, with few exceptions, the orchestra of Mozart's day.
Behind Monet and Debussy the umbrella persisted, with the steady beat of a drum.
For that figure permitted Debussy to give himself completely in the creation of his ideal image.
I very much like the music, which Debussy had already played to me on the piano.
Debussy is of that clan who have uncompromisingly "turned their longing after the wind and wave of the mind."
It was while still in Switzerland that I heard of Debussy's death.
This work ranks with Debussy's Pellas et Mlisande as the most significant dramatic work of recent years.
That is why I do not think at the moment of writing I could form a just appreciation of Debussy.
And there is much besides that Ravel and Debussy have in common.
He is even inferior, in the matter of style, to men like Weber and Debussy.