WCPE Features: Great Sacred Music


Tune in every Sunday morning for over 3 hours of inspirational music! Starting at 7:30 it's Sing for Joy, followed by Great Sacred Music at 8am (Eastern).



Sing for Joy!

Sundays at 7:30am (Eastern)
Wake up to the inspiring music with Sing for Joy, featuring choral music from around the nation.

Every week Sing for Joy is heard on over 250 radio stations nationwide. A defining trait of Sing For Joy is basing each week's music on the scriptural lessons specified in the common lectionary. Visit the Sing for Joy website.



Great Sacred Music

Sundays from 8am-11am (Eastern)
Beautiful and inspirational music from WCPE, with your host Rob Kennedy.


“For Bach all music is sacred. The tones do not die but ascend to God as praise too deep for utterance.” — from Bach by Albert Schweitzer


Summer Highlights:


  • June 1
    Bach: Ascension Oratorio, BWV 11 Liszt: Christus

  • June 8
    Bach: Cantata BWV 74 Mendelssohn: Saint Paul

  • June 15
    Bach: Cantata BWV 176 Verdi: Requiem

  • June 22
    Bach: Cantata BWV 39 Handel: Esther

  • June 29
    Bach: Cantata BWV 76 Schubert: Lazarus

  • July 6
    Bach: Cantata BWV 21 Bernstein: Mass

  • July 13
    Bach: Cantata BWV 177 Berlioz: Requiem

  • July 20
    Bach: Cantata BWV 93 Elgar: The Kingdom

  • July 27
    Bach: Cantata BWV 170 Gounod: Saint Cecilia Mass

  • August 3
    Bach: Cantata BWV 187 Thompson: The Peaceable Kingdom

  • August 10
    Bach: Cantata BWV 178 Sowerby: Forsaken of Man

  • August 17
    Bach: Cantata BWV 168 Mendelssohn: Elijah

  • August 24
    Bach: Cantata BWV 46 Carissimi: Jephte

  • August 31
    Bach: Cantata BWV 199 Lloyd Webber: Requiem


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