Piano Solos

All Compositions by Paul Hardy
©2016 PF Hardy/HardyHouse Music
All rights reserved.


BALLADE IN F MINOR
A nocturne-like work of lyrical themes
and dreamlike episodes.
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6MzEyMmMyMDU4M2M2NTY3MQ   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/ballade-in-f-minor


THE REGALIA WALTZ
A spirited and royal waltz
for regal technique!
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6Nzc0NmM5Yjc5YzQ5NzQ1NA   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/the-regalia-waltz


BERCEUSE
A soothing lullaby of comfort!
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6NzQ1ZWFhOThhZWUwZWNjNA   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/berceuse


BALLADE IN G MINOR
A haunting melody that tells a lyrical story 
with contrasting melancholic and fiery drama.
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6N2I2ZDI3OTQ0ZTMwMThkYQ   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/ballade-in-g-minor-paul-hardy


 THE CARNIVAL WALTZ
A frolicking day at the Carnival!
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6MTZlMmFiNGJhN2E1MjM0MA   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/the-carnival-waltz


LULLABY FOR AVA
An endearing song for an
enchanting young girl!
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6NWFmYmU2YTkxNTEwZjkyYQ   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/lullaby-for-ava


L'ETUDE ROMANTIQUE
"A Study in Romance” 
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6NWU0MWNlOWMzM2Y2ZDA2MQ   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/letude-romantique-paul-hardy
  

RHAPSODY IN F# MINOR
complex piano solo combining
 melody and accompaniment 
in cross-hand patterns.
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6NjlhZjljZDQ2YzIxYjE4Ng   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/rhapsody-in-f-minor-paul-hardy


LULLABY FOR MACIE
An sweet song of slumber 
for mother and child.
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6MWJlMDdmNGMzNjI2M2I5Ng   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/lullaby-for-macie-paul-hardy


ASPIRATIONS 
An energetic adventure in arpeggios
with both hands sharing in
melody and accompaniment!
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6MjIxZTlhNjE4OGFiMmZiYw   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/aspirations


LULLABY FOR CHRISTINA
A lullaby for mother and daughter
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6NGZiM2U3OWFmMDkwMmFkYQ   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/lullaby-for-christina-paul-hardy


VALSE CAPRICCIO IN C# MINOR
A spirited waltz that gives way
to a duple-time dance. Set apart
with a contrasting lyrical song.
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6N2RhNDUzYjg2MTMwMmE2ZQ   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/valse-capriccio-in-c-minor
  

LULLABY FOR PIPPA
Inspired from a brief encounter
with a precocious young ballerina!
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6NjBhYmUxOTYxOGZjZjE5Zg   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/lullaby-for-pippa-paul-hardy

LULLABY FOR HAZEL
Composed May 2020 for some
dearest friends and their new little one!
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6N2E2NjBmNTE4NmU2NDY5MQ   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/lullaby-for-hazel

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"POSTCARDS OF LIFE"
A Suite of 12 shorter piano solos played as a set
musically depicting the episodes of life 
from cradle to grave.


(CLICK MP3 BELOW TO PLAY ENTIRE SUITE)
https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/sets/postcards-of-life


(INDIVIDUAL SCORES AND MP3'S)
1) LULLABY
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6MjJkOWM1ODkwMmQwN2ZjYw   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/i-lullaby-from-the-suite-postcards-of-life


2) AWAKENING
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6NDYxNThkOGI2MDNmYmEyOA   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/awakening-from-postcards-of-life


3) DISCOVERY
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6M2EwMGRmZWYyZjJjYWU0YQ   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/3-discovery-from-postcards-of-life-suite


4) TEMPEST
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6MmJkNGRjY2ZhNTZiMTcwZQ   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/4-tempest-from-the-suite-postcards-of-life


5) FIRST LOVE
6) LOST LOVE
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6M2MwNmE3MThhYWQzNjg4NA   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/5first-love-6lost-love-from-the-suite-postcards-of-life


7) TRUE LOVE
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6YTllOWMxOTkwOWJmZTBh   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/7-true-love-from-the-suite-postcards-of-life


8) JOURNEY
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6OTRmM2Y0MmU4NzBlNWU2   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/8-journey-from-the-suite-postcards-of-life


9) REFLECTION
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6NThjMTg2ZTAwNzJjYzFjMg   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/9-reflection-from-the-suite-postcards-of-life


10) RESOLUTION
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6M2ViNWQ3ZTczZWFkOTI2OA   https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/10-resolution-from-the-suite-postcards-of-life


11) RESIGNATION
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6NGZlZTY4MTcyZDhhMmMxYQ    https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/11-resignation-from-the-suite-postcards-of-life


12) LAMENT
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxoYXJkeWhvdXNlbXVzaWN8Z3g6MWM2ZmVjZGU1YmMyNzIzNQ    https://soundcloud.com/paul-hardy-592973234/12-lament-from-the-suite-postcards-of-life