While Shepherds Watched

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Main vocals: Devon Trevarrow Flaherty
Guitar, bass, & back vocals: Alan Humm
Violin: Finale® with Garritan® virtual violin
Drums: Presently Pro Tools® stock, but I am hoping they will replaced at some point

While Shepherds Watched

Or listen while waching a Christmas slideshow on YouTube.

© 2017 Alan Humm

Lyrics (in PDF)


I only wrote part of this song. The verse music is traditional Irish, 17th c. or earlier. The verse lyrics were published by Nahum Tate in 1698. I wrote the refrain and the musical interludes. The arrangement, of course, is mine as well.

Like last year, I did a slideshow to accompany the music, which is on YouTube, if you feel like listening to it with visuals (traditional paintings). Information about the paintings I used, if I know them, can be found here.

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