This _little Suite was published in 1908 and was dedicated to the composers then three-year old daughter: _To my beloved little Chouchou with the tender excuses of her father for what follows below. The first movement, Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum, alludes to a study by Muzio Clementi. The titles of nos. 2 to 6 can be traced back to Debussys love of everything English. Although the music addresses childish fantasy, at the least a talented amateur is required to perform it. The well-known number 6,Golliwoggs Cakewalk, is in ragtime style and shows Debussys easy-goin g approach to popular trends in music. Childrens Corner was immediatelyextremely successful and has been arranged for various groups of instru ments. This publication is edited by Ernst-G_nter Heinemannr with fingerings by Hans-Martin Theopold and a preface by Fran_ois Lesure.