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limited use of dynamics and expression marks.
use of ornamentation
use of Alberti Bass
Homophonic Texture predominates
multi-movement Sonata/ sonatina form developed.
Cadence Points usually obvious
Programatic music with descriptive titles
use of colorful harmonies and altered and unusual chords
Compositional style including atonality, bitonality, and polytonality
Irregular and changing time signatures
more use of polyphonic texture
A return to use of older forms such as sonata and suite.
new material may appear
themes are developed throught key changes
use of compositional devices
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