There were shepherds abiding in the field, from Messiah (Luke 2:8) – George F. Handel

George Frideric Handel's autograph manuscript ...
George Frideric Handel’s autograph manuscript of the title page of Messiah, 1741 (Photo via Wikipedia)

Luke 2:8

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.

There were shepherds abiding in the field (recitative), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

"There were Shepherds abiding in the field" - G. F. Händel (Messiah) OSG, Carlos Mena, Jone Martínez

Performed by Jone Martínez, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Coro de la OSG


Messiah, Edited by Watkins Shaw, Novello Handel Edition. 257 pages


Choral Public Domain Library

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