While shepherds watched (Robert Barber)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2010-08-21).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 53 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download.

General Information

Title: While shepherds watched
Composer: Robert Barber
Lyricist: Nahum Tate

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1753 in David's Harp Well Tuned

Description: Printed for retailers in Fleet Street, Nottingham, Mansfield and Derby. About Robert Barber nothing is known except from his three editions of his psalmody (1727 - 1753).

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at While shepherds watched their flocks by night.