Quotes about Études (Debussy)
- In Debussy's synthesis, every aspect is examined — scales, seconds, thirds, fourths, octaves, ornamentation, repeated notes, arpeggios, chords. And his Études end up being to the early twentieth century what Chopin's two books were to the nineteenth.
- Harold C. Schonberg, The Great Pianists (rev. ed., 1987), p. 414.