Philip Le Bas

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Born in Cambridge, UK, and grew up in Leicester. Studied at Cambridge University, Oxford University, Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome), St Mary's University College (Twickenham). Degrees in Natural Sciences, Nuclear Physics, and Theology/Philosophy. Instruments: bassoon, flute, piano. Currently principal bassoonist with the Maidstone Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Tunbridge Wells Symphony Orchestra. Choir director for the Church of Sts Peter and Paul, Seal, near Sevenoaks. Recently retired Head of Physics at Walthamstow Hall, an independent girls secondary school in Sevenoaks. Married to Rev. Anne Le Bas, who is vicar of Sts Peter and Paul, Seal.

Compositions to date include original works and arrangements of liturgical music, barbershop songs and music for wind instruments.

Score catalogue

Russian Dreams - for solo piano - Solo instrument (Piano)
A Cappella Gloria - Glory to God in the Highest - Voice + keyboard
Arise, shine, for your light has come - for unaccompanied SATB choir - Choir
Christ in Creation - for SATB choir and piano - Choir + keyboard
Drop, drop, slow tears - for SATB choir a cappella - Choir
Easter Carol - for SATB choir and piano - Choir + keyboard
In Dulci Jubilo - for SABar choir and organ - Choir + keyboard
Nunc Dimittis - for SATB choir and organ - Choir + keyboard
O Holy Night - arranged for SATB choir and organ - Choir + keyboard
O Holy Night - arranged for SSA choir and organ - Choir + keyboard
On Another's Sorrow - for unaccompanied SATB choir - Choir
Out of the Depths - A psalm for difficult times scored for SATB choir and piano - Choir + keyboard
Pie Jesu - arranged for choir (SA Men) and organ - Choir + keyboard
RC Mass Setting from Seal Church - A setting of the English Roman Missal of 2010 - Voice + keyboard
Rorate Coeli - for unaccompanied SATB choir - Choir
Six Bells - A Christmas carol for unaccompanied SABar choir - Choir
The Christ-Child (SATB) - for SATB Choir and Piano - Choir + keyboard
The Christ-Child (SSA) - for SSA Choir and Piano - Choir + keyboard
Watts' Cradle Carol - A Christmas setting for SATB choir and organ - Choir + keyboard
Communion Setting for Seal - Choir + keyboard
Lord have mercy - Part 1 of the Seal Communion Setting - Choir + keyboard
Glory to God - Part 2 of the Seal Communion Setting - Choir + keyboard
Holy, holy, holy Lord - Part 3 of the Seal Communion Setting - Choir + keyboard
Christ has died - Part 4 of the Seal Communion Setting - Choir + keyboard
Great Amen - Part 5 of the Seal Communion Setting - Choir + keyboard
Doxology - Part 6 of the Seal Communion Setting - Choir + keyboard
Lamb of God - Part 7 of the Seal Communion Setting - Choir + keyboard
Deep River - for TTBB barbershop choir - Choir (barbershop)
Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel? - for TTBB barbershop quartet - Choir (barbershop)
Early One Morning - arranged for TTBB barbershop choir - Choir (barbershop)
Joshua fit de battle o' Jericho - for TTBB barbershop choir - Choir (barbershop)
The Miller of Dee - Choir (barbershop)
Sally Gardens - arranged for TTBB barbershop choir - Choir (barbershop)
Scarborough Fair - arranged for TTBB barbershop choir - Choir (barbershop)
Skye Boat Song - for TTBB barbershop choir - Choir (barbershop)
August: Harvest - arranged for wind quintet - Wind quintet
Autumn Leaves - for Bb clarinet and piano - Solo Clarinet in Bb + piano
June: Barcarolle - arranged for wind quintet - Wind quintet
Peer Gynt - three movements from Suite I arranged for wind decet and double bass - Woodwind choir
Dolly Suite - arranged for wind quintet from the original piano duet (revised June 2017) - Wind quintet
Berceuse (Dolly Suite no. 1) - arranged for wind quintet from the original piano duet (revised June 2017) - Wind quintet
Mi-a-ou (Dolly Suite no. 2) - arranged for wind quintet from the original piano duet - Wind quintet
Le Jardin de Dolly (Dolly Suite no. 3) - arranged for wind quintet from the original piano duet (revised June 2017) - Wind quintet
Kitty-Valse (Dolly Suite no.4) - arranged for wind quintet from the original piano duet (revised June 2017) - Wind quintet
Tendresse (Dolly Suite no. 5) - arranged for wind quintet from the original piano duet (revised June 2017) - Wind quintet
Le Pas Espagnole (Dolly Suite no. 6) - arranged for wind quintet from the original piano duet (revised June 2017) - Wind quintet
Petite Suite - arranged for wind quintet - Wind quintet
I. En Bateau - 1st Movement of Petite Suite - Wind quintet
II. Cort├Ęge - 2nd Movement of Petite Suite - Wind quintet
III. Menuet - 3rd Movement of Petite Suite - Wind quintet
IV. Ballet - 4th Movement of Petite Suite - Wind quintet
The Three-Cornered Hat Mini-Suite - arranged for wind quintet - Wind quintet
The Neighbour's Dance (Seguidillas) - arranged for wind quintet from The Three-Cornered Hat - Wind quintet
The Miller's Dance (Farruca) - arranged for wind quintet from The Three-Cornered Hat - Wind quintet
The Afternoon and The Dance of the Miller's Wife - arranged for wind quintet from The Three-Cornered Hat - Wind quintet
The Wand of Youth Mini-Suite - arranged for wind quintet from "The Wand of Youth" Suites 1 and 2 - Wind quintet
Overture (Wand of Youth Mini-Suite No.1) - arranged for wind quintet from "The Wand of Youth Suite" No.1 - Wind quintet
Serenade (Wand of Youth Mini-Suite No.2) - arranged for wind quintet from "The Wand of Youth Suite" No.1 - Wind quintet
Minuet (Wand of Youth Mini-Suite No.3) - arranged for wind quintet from "The Wand of Youth Suite" No.1 - Wind quintet
The Little Bells (Wand of Youth Mini-Suite No.4) - arranged for wind quintet from "The Wand of Youth Suite" No.2 - Wind quintet
Moths and Butterflies (Wand of Youth Mini-Suite No.5) - arranged for wind quintet from "The Wand of Youth Suite" No.2 - Wind quintet
Sun Dance (Wand of Youth Mini-Suite No.6) - arranged for wind quintet from "The Wand of Youth Suite" No.1 - Wind quintet
Down by the Sally Gardens - for Recorder quartet - Wind quartet
Joshua fit de battle o' Jericho - for recorder quartet - Wind quartet
Prelude and Mazurka - from Act 1 of the ballet "Coppelia" - Large mixed ensemble
Repton Variations - Variations for wind sextet on the hymn tune "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind" - Sextet
The Seasons - A Suite for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano - Trio
The Seven Joys of Mary - arranged for SABar choir and piano - Choir + keyboard
Yuki-Onna - Incidental Music for a Melodrama - Solo instrument (Piano)