MESSIAH SELECTIONS

Scene 1: Isaiah’s prophecy of salvation

  1. Sinfony (instrumental)
  2. Comfort ye my people (tenor)
  3. Ev’ry valley shall be exalted (tenor)
  4. And the glory of the Lord (chorus)

Scene 2: The coming judgment

  1. Thus saith the Lord (bass)
  2. But who may abide the day of His coming (alto)
  3. And He shall purify (chorus)

Scene 3: The prophecy of the Virgin Birth

  1. Behold, a virgin shall conceive (alto)
  2. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion (alto and chorus)
  3. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth (bass)
  4. The people that walked in darkness (bass)
  5. For unto us a Child is born (chorus)

Scene 4: The appearance of the Angels to the Shepherds

13.   Pifa “Pastoral Symphony” (instrumental)
14a. There were shepherds abiding in the fields (soprano)
14b. And lo, the Angel of the Lord (soprano)

15.    And the Angel said unto them (soprano)
16.    And suddenly there was with the Angel (soprano)
17.     Glory to God (chorus)

Scene 5: Christ’s redemptive miracles on Earth

  1. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion (soprano)
  2. Then shall the eyes of the blind be open’d (alto)
  3. He shall feed His flock like a shepherd (alto and soprano)
  4. His yoke is easy (chorus)

–INTERMISSION–

 

Part II

Scene 1: The redemptive sacrifice

  1. Behold the Lamb of God (chorus)
  2. He was despised (alto)
  3. All we like sheep (chorus)
  4. All that they see Him (tenor)
  5. He trusted in God (chorus)

Scene 3: His ascension

  1. Lift up your heads (chorus)

Scene 5: Whitsun, the gift of tongues

  1. How beautiful are the feet (soprano)
  2. Their sound is gone out into all lands (chorus)

Scene 6: The world and its rulers reject the Gospel

  1. He that dwelleth in Heaven (tenor)

Scene 7: God’s triumph

  1. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron (tenor)
  2. Hallelujah (chorus)

Part III

Scene 1: The promise of eternal life

  1. I know that my Redeemer liveth (soprano)
  2. Since by man came death (chorus)

Scene 2: The Day of Judgement

  1. Behold, I tell you a mystery (bass)
  2. The trumpet shall sound (bass)

Scene 4: The glorification of the Messianic victim

  1. Worthy is the Lamb (chorus)
    Amen (chorus)