~ Read ~ While Shepherds Watched (Sherburne)

SATB a cappella
Joyful and lively telling of the Christmas story from early America.

HMM 26E4109 Price:   $.75 per copy license fee
Timing:   2:25

Number of Pages:   2

Difficulty:   EM

Occasion/theme:   Christmas, Americana
Text Source:           Nahum Tate
Tune Source:         Daniel Read

Notes:   This practical performing edition condenses the original six verses into four. It includes a rehearsal accompaniment, performance suggestions, and editorial notes. The audio recording here is of the original text, without repeats. This video from a Sacred Harp convention is closer to the shape-note tradition.