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[On a Bethlehem hill the shepherds were sleeping]

[On a Bethlehem hill the shepherds were sleeping]

Harmonizer: Richard D. Wetzel (1972)
Published in 1 hymnal

Harmonizer: Richard D. Wetzel

Richard D. Wetzel (b. 1935) received the Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of Pittsburgh, studying under D´┐Żnes Bartha, Theodore Finney, and Robert Snow. He joined the faculty of Ohio University in 1970. Dr. Wetzel's area of emphasis is American Music, and he is published in The New Grove Dictionary of American Music and American National Biography. His book, Frontier Musicians, is a definitive work on German-American music of the 18th and 19th centuries. Wetzel is also a composer and hymnologist, and his liturgical music is found in numerous denominational hymnals, including those published by the Episcopal and Presbyterian churches and the United Church of Christ. Professor Wetzel was the recipient of Ohio University's Outstanding… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [On a Bethlehem hill the shepherds were sleeping]
Harmonizer: Richard D. Wetzel (1972)
Incipit: 13555 45321 34534
Key: d minor
Source: White spiritual
Copyright: Music copyright 1972 by The Westminster Press.


Organ Solo

  • Simply Christmas for Organ: Thirteen Selections Designed to Simplify the Season
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Gerald Peterson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2002) pp. 24


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