Tides String quartet
String quartet in one movement. 11'
"Daniel Barkley’s Tides took the opposite approach, glorying instead in the sounds of the medium’s great legacy ... It seemed to strike a chord with the players, too." -- The Irish Times, 16/12/2010 Full review
Programme Note Video
The Children's Hour String quintet
Strings + piano
Tango Violin and piano
A fun and quirky tango with a sad little waltz interpolated in the middle as a trio. (2012) 5'40''
Bis Violin and piano
Quick and chirpy encore with an expressive, pensive middle section. (2011) 2'30''
Written for Tomás Costa.
Audio (excerpt) Video
Nostalgia Violin and piano
Simple, melancholy song for violin & piano, with an uplifting middle section. (2010) 4'
Scènes pour Violon Seul Violin
Violin solo made up of five individual contasting and complementing 'scenes'. (2009) 8'
Also exists in a piano & violin adaption.
Murmur Irish harp
The solo lever harp is used here in a contemporary idiom, moving through various moods and
textures, creating a world of murmurs and echoes for itself. (2010) 6'30''
Written for Anne-Marie O'Farrell.
Programme Note Audio Video