||v.1. : Christmas oratorio : Prepare thyself, Zion ; Slumber, beloved, take thy repose / Johann Sebastian Bach. St. Cecilia : Father, whose blessing we entreat. St. Peter : Thou afflicted / Julius Benedict. Eli : Lord from my bed again I rise ; It is a good thing to give thanks ; This night I lift my heart to Thee / Michael Costa. St. Ludmilla : Within what gloomy depths of forest ; Thy leading would I had not followed / Antonin Dvorák. The holy city : Eye hath not seen ; Ruth : Now go your ways, my daughters well-beloved ; O gracious Lord, cast down Thine eyes ; The ten virgins : Thou art the guide of our youth / Alfred R. Gaul. Athalia : O Judah! chosen seed! ; O Lord, whom we adore ; Deborah : Great prophetess! my soul's on fire ; In the battle, fame pursuing ; Hercule : The smiling hours, a joyful train ; Israel in Egypt : Thou shalt bring them in ; Joshua : But who is this? tremendous to behold! ; Awful, pleasing being, say ; Now give the army breath ; Heroes, when with glory burning ; Judas Maccabaeus : Father of Heav'n! from thy eternal throne / George Frideric Handel. Christus : He was opress'd and afflicted sore ; The star of Bethlehem : For my soul is athirst for God ; Thrust in Thy sickle, and reap ; Great and wonderful are all Thy works ; Behold, the house of God is with men / Joseph J. Raff. Gethsemane : As Thou wilt, Father / C. Lee Williams -- v. 2.