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Original

While shepherds watched their flocks by night. Thomas Clark. A cappella. Sacred , Carol Meter. 86. 86. C.M. Language. English. SATB.

Translation

While shepherds watched their flocks by night. Thomas Clark. A cappella. Sacred , Carol Meter. 86. 86. C.M. Language. English. SATB.

Original

The tune 'Cranbrook' was originally published as a setting of Philip Doddridge's Short Meter text 'Grace, 'tis a charming sound' tune, in Thomas Clark's book A Sett of Psalm and Hymn Tunes ,. 1805. In adapting it to Common Meter texts such as 'While shepherds watched their flocks by night' or 'On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at', two slurs are removed from the first line.

Translation

The tune 'Cranbrook' was originally published as a setting of Philip Doddridge's Short Meter text 'Grace, 'tis a charming sound' tune, in Thomas Clark's book A Sett of Psalm and Hymn Tunes ,. 1805. In adapting it to Common Meter texts such as 'While shepherds watched their flocks by night' or 'On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at', two slurs are removed from the first line.