Tune Title: THE FIRST NOWELL First Line: The first Noel the angel did say Meter: Irregular Key: D Major Date: 1994 Source: English carol, ca. 17th c.
|Meter:||Irregular with refrain|
|Incipit:||32123 45671 76567|
|Source:||Traditional English carol|
The first Noel the angel did say
was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay;
in fields where they lay keeping their sheep,
on a cold winter's night that was so deep.