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Michael Porcaro is a composer strictly for the piano, and he has been composing music for about 13 years. He composes his music with Personal Composer, a Notation Software Music Maker and Music Editor. His style is neo-romanticism, and he composes music by carefully experimenting on the piano.
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- Fantasie Impromptu op 66
- Ballade #1 in G minor
- Scherzo #2 in Bb minor
- The Minute Waltz
- Valse in A-Flat Opus 42
- Grand Valse Brillante Opus 18
- Currently learning Grosse brillante Polonaise Opus 22
- Sonata Pathetiqe
- The Maple Leaf Rag
- The Entertainer
Free form works composed in a Neo-Romanticism and/or Impressionistic style. Some various moods portrayed throughout his works usually include:
Influences include Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Ravel. Composes by improvisation and experimentation.
Earlier Composed Pieces
Estimated time to compose per composition: 15 days to 1 month
Average length per composition: 1-3 minutes
- 18 experimental pieces (no format, learning period)
- 12 rag time pieces (Scott Joplin style)
Major Completed Works
Estimated time to compose per composition: 6 months
Average Length per composition: 10 minutes
- Ballade #1 in D minor
- Ballade #2 in F minor
- Ballade #3 in C minor
- Ballade #4 in F minor
- Ballade #5 in Ab major
- Scherzo #1 in Db Major
- Scherzo #2 in E Major
- Scherzo #3 in Ab Major
Modern Romantic and/or Impressionistic
Smaller Completed Works
Estimated time to compose per composition: 20-40 hours per composition
Average Length per composition: 5 minutes
- Waltz #1 in C Minor
- Waltz #2 (Fantasie Waltz) in Minor