James Barnes

James Barnes

born
09.09.1949  in Hobart

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James Barnes was born on 9 September 1949 in Hobart, Oklahoma, United States. After studying composition and music theory at the University of Kansas, he earned a bachelor's degree in music in 1974 and Master of Music in 1975. He later studied orchestra conducting privately with Zuohuang Chen. Since 1977 he has been teaching orchestration, arranging and composing, wind orchestra history and repertoire knowledge at the University of Kansas. He was also one of the musical directors of the numerous wind orchestras of the university. James Barnes is now retired.

He was a tuba player and performed with some of the most famous orchestras in the United States. His numerous compositions are widely used and frequently performed in the US, Europe, Japan, Taiwan and Australia. The famous Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra has recorded 3 CDs with works by James Barnes. He also received composition assignments from the five largest military wind bands in the US. Barnes was awarded the coveted American Band Masters Association Ostwald Award for Outstanding Contemporary Wind Orchestra Music twice, as well as numerous other significant prizes.

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VIDEO 13.09.2015

Bayerisches Osterfest (James Barnes)


"Bayerisches Osterfest" von James Barnes, gespielt von der BläserPhilharmonie Ostwestfalen-Lippe unter der Leitung von Thiemo ...


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VIDEO 29.08.2015

Eighth Symphony - Sinfonie für Wangen op. 148 (James Barnes)


James Barnes reiste im März 2015 nach Wangen, um seine Achte Sinfonie, op. 148, die „Sinfonie für Wangen“ mit der Stadtkapelle Wangen beim Festakt zum 1200-jährigen Stadtjubiläum am 20. März 2015 uraufzuführen. Dafür probte der amerikanische ...


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VIDEO 06.12.2014

James Barnes über seine Siebte Sinfonie (Symponic Requiem)


Composer James Barnes discusses the Symphonic Requiem (Symphony No. 7) he composed for the United States Army Band for the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War. Also includes new band publications: Tattoo by Eric Ewazen and Diversion for ...


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Music by James Barnes

95,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
170,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Höchststufe Listen Read
110,00 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Oberstufe Listen Read
91,00 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Oberstufe Listen Read
69,00 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Mittelstufe
140,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
149,40 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen
30,00 €
Solo and Piano A4 landscape Read
170,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Höchststufe Listen Read
115,00 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Höchststufe Listen
201,20 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Oberstufe Listen
237,60 €
Concert Band DIN A3 (Score) + DIN A4 (Parts) Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
224,10 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Höchststufe Listen
65,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
224,10 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Ober-/Höchststufe Listen
24,95 €
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
24,95 €
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
43,20 €
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
86,00 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Oberstufe Listen
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
19,00 €
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
143,70 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Ober-/Höchststufe
339,10 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Höchststufe Listen
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Ober-/Höchststufe
149,30 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Mittelstufe Listen
224,10 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Ober-/Höchststufe Listen
258,60 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Höchststufe Listen
454,00 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Höchststufe Listen
80,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
109,20 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Höchststufe
97,60 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Unter-/Mittelstufe
160,90 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen
74,00 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Unter-/Mittelstufe Listen
101,00 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
110,00 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
166,70 €
Concert Band US 8.5x11 (216x279mm) Mittelstufe Listen
102,00 €
Concert Band US 9x12 (229x305mm) Oberstufe Listen Read
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
24,95 €
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
24,95 €
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
43,20 €
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc
19,00 €
CD (Compact Disc) Compact Disc

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