Charlston (William Billings)

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  • (Posted 2014-11-17)  CPDL #33404:     
Editor: Thomas Gebhardt (submitted 2014-11-17).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 245 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Charlston
First Line: While shepherds watched their flocks by night
Composer: William Billings
Lyricist: Nahum Tate

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

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1770 in The New-England Psalm-Singer

External websites:

Original text and translations

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