The use of the whole tone scale (b.1)
Use of parallel 7th chords (b.11)
Use of the Aeolian Mode (b.1)
Spread chords in the piano - up to 9 notes in a chord!
Wide range of notes
Ambiguous structure Can be analysed as binary, ternary or rondo Lack of cadences
Ambiguous tonality - chromaticism
Why is "Pour le Piano: Sarabande" of the Modern Era?