John Speller's Web Pages While shepherds watched their flocks by night (Devonshire version)

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While shepherds watched their flocks by night (Devonshire version)
A correspondent calling himself "Rouge-et-Noir" submitted this tune to Devon Notes and Queries, Vol. 1 (1901), p. 183, stating that "While shepherds watched" had been sung to this tune for many years at Buckland Brewer in Devon.

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Church of St Mary and St Benedict, Buckland Brewer, near Bideford, Devon. Image copyright Janet Few and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons License
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