While Shepherds Watched: Christmas Music from English Parish Churches, 1740-1830

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bradley Torreano
While Shepherds Watch is a collection of traditional holiday songs from English parish churches and chapels. Covering the years 1740-1830, these songs have a traditional feel about them that even the most familiar tracks still tend to keep. Anyone looking to explore the history and tradition of these songs may want to give this album a listen; there are some interesting inclusions to be found here.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bradley Torreano
While Shepherds Watch is a collection of traditional holiday songs from English parish churches and chapels. Covering the years 1740-1830, these songs have a traditional feel about them that even the most familiar tracks still tend to keep. Anyone looking to explore the history and tradition of these songs may want to give this album a listen; there are some interesting inclusions to be found here.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/14/2008
  • Label: Hyperion Uk
  • UPC: 034571153254
  • Catalog Number: 55325

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Parley of Instruments Primary Artist, Ensemble
Peter Holman Conductor
Timothy Roberts Organ
Psalmody Ensemble, Vocal Ensemble
Technical Credits
George Frideric Handel Composer
Samuel Wesley Composer
Samuel Arnold Composer
Pieter Hellendaal Composer
Isaac Watts Text
Edward Miller Arranger
Charles Wesley Text
Peter Holman Liner Notes
Martin Compton Producer
Anthony Howell Engineer
Julian Millard Engineer
John Arnold Arranger
Caleb Ashworth Arranger
Sally Drage Liner Notes
Nick Flower Executive Producer
John Broadwood Instrument Design
Dominic Gwynn Organ Maker
James Montgomery Text
Martin Goetze Organ Maker
Thomas Jarman Composer
Jakob Kirckman Harpsichord Maker
John Foster Composer
Thomas Taylor Arranger
Thomas Butts Arranger
Abraham Kirckman Harpsichord Maker
H.H.H. Horsley Cover Illustration
Joanna Gamble Executive Producer
John Christopher Smith Composer
Michael Beasley Composer
Thomas Clark Composer
Anonymous Composer
Joseph Key Composer
William Matthews Composer
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