|Composer:||George Frideric Handel (1728)|
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While shepherds watched their flocks by night,
all seated on the ground,
an angel of the Lord came down,
and glory shone around.
The tune is based on the the beginning of the soprano aria "Non vi piacque ingiusti dei" from the opera "Siroe"