Clifford P. Barnes
Clifford Paulus Barnes (2 July 1897, Cleveland, Ohio – 28 August 1967, Ithaca, N.Y.) was an American composer, trumpeter, bandmaster and music educator.
Barnes began the study of cornet as a boy and eventually studied with such famous cornetists as Herbert L Clarke and Edward Llewellyn. He also studied at the New England Conservatory in 1918.
He had wide professional experience as a performer on cornet and trumpet in symphony and opera orchestras, as well as with bands. He is remembered for his instruction books and music for school bands and orchestras.
Works for Winds
- Dragoons of Villars Overture, The (as arranger) (1966)
- Entry March of the Boyares (as arranger) (1895/1967)
- Melodies on the March (1952)
- Missouri Valley Overture (1956)
- Prometheus Overture (as arranger) (1801/1963)
- Spring Promenade (1950)
- Three Debonairs (1953)
- The Top Hatters March (1952)
- United in Victory
- With Pride and Honor March (1952)
- Ziss Boom March (1952)
- Barnes, Clifford Paulus, CCM: Composers Classical Music Accessed 10 May 2016
- Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Clifford Barnes." Accessed 10 May 2016.