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


Winter Highlights:


  • December 4
    Bach: Cantata BWV 70a
    Mendelssohn: Magnificat

  • December 11
    Bach: Cantata BWV 186a
    Charpentier: De Profundis

  • December 18
    Bach: Cantata BWV 147a
    Handel: Messiah, Part I

  • December 25
    Bach: Cantata BWV 110
    Rheinberger: The Star of Bethlehem

  • January 1
    Bach: Cantata BWV 16
    Schubert: Mass in B-flat

  • January 8
    Bach: Cantata BWV 32
    Kyr: The Cloud of Unknowing

  • January 15
    Bach: Cantata BWV 155
    Schütz: Spiritual Concerts

  • January 22
    Bach: Cantata BWV 156
    Mendelssohn: Lobgesang

  • January 29
    Bach: Cantata BWV 14
    Paulus: To Be Certain of the Dawn

  • February 5
    Bach: Missa Brevis BWV 235
    Koželuch: Moses in Egypt

  • February 12
    Bach: Cantata BWV 144
    Sances: Missa Sancta Maria Magdalenae

  • February 19
    Bach: Cantata BWV 126
    Boccherini: Stabat Mater

  • February 26
    Bach: Cantata BWV 159
    Haydn: Creation Mass


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