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While Shepherds Watched

Christmas Music from English Parish Churches, 1740-1830

Psalmody and The Parley of Instruments directed by Peter Holman

Cover Design

CD Hyperion CDA66924

'While shepherds watched' - Michael Beesley
'Let an anthem of praise' - arr. Caleb Ashworth
'While shepherds watched' - J C Smith arr.John Arnold
Pastorale - Pieter Hellendaal
'Hark! how the welkin rings' - arr.Thomas Butts
'Hush, my dear, lie still and slumber' - arr.Thomas Butts
'As shepherds watched their fleecy care' - Jospeh Key
'Hark! the herald angels sing' - Samuel Arnold
'While shepherds watched' (Cranbrook Tune) - Thomas Clark
'Hark! the herald angels sing' (Georgia Tune) - G F Handel
'There were shepherds abiding in the field' - Thomas Jarman
Rondo on 'God rest ye merry, gentlemen' - Samuel Wesley
'Angels from the realms of glory' - William Matthews
'Hymning seraphs wake the morning' - G F Handel
'While shepherds watched' - John Foster

The companion book 'A Christmas Celebration' contains items 1,2,3,5,7,8,9,11 and:
(Helmsley tune) - Madan?/arr.Miller
'The branch, the mighty branch behold' (Nativity tune) - Marsh/?Reynolds
'Hymning seraphs wake the morning' - Handel/Thomas Taylor

See details of Nativity and Vital Spark of Heavenly Flame


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