Leighton is an enigmatic and perplexing composer who has the ability to transcend people to a newer reality. Leighton is a conservative composer who gives undue importance to the form of music and the structure. There is generally a deep coherence of the narrative theme that is essayed in his music which is never prosaic. There is a tendency for the people to move and essentially feel the different emotions that has been invoked by Leighton during the rendition of the works.
He was able to focus and create music for the number of narrative themes. The highlights of the work are that seems to be essayed in most of the works by Leighton is that there is a strong usage of lyricism and a use of the diatonic scale. There is a chromatic style of expressions that is predominant in all of the works and composition by Leighton. In this particular five studies composition it has been found that the natal minor scale becomes influenced by the chromatic alteration of the harmonic minor form. In this there are two or more independent melodic connotations that serve to enhance the overall impact of the composition on the audience. The Five studies composition created by Leighton is an interesting observation that makes the works truly
In the Five studies it showcases Leighton as a thoughtful composer who is able to combine the different elements of conservative music and causes a number of newer pleasing renditions. However he does not deviate from the conservative structuring of the music and the renditions that has been mandates. However there is a newer creation of the existing tones and there is no atonal chord in the music. This makes the works by Leighton to be truly memorable. The characteristic features of these compositions are that there are two slow movements that are clearly demarcated by an impulsive impetus middle movement. This is highlighted in the five studies compositions.