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


Spring Highlights:


  • March 1
    Bach: Cantata BWV 150
    Brahms: Ein Deutches Requiem

  • March 8
    Bach: Cantata BWV 54
    Gabriel Fauré: Requiem

  • March 15
    Bach: Motet BWV 227
    John Rutter: Requiem

  • March 22
    Bach: Cantata BWV 82
    Mozart: Requiem

  • March 29
    Bach: Cantata BWV 182
    Handel: “Israel in Egypt”

  • April 5
    Bach: Easter Oratorio
    Hector Berlioz: “Te Deum”

  • April 12
    Bach: Cantata BWV 67
    Ernest Bloch: Sacred Service

  • April 19
    Bach: Cantata BWV 104
    Schubert: Mass no. 6 in E-flat

  • April 26
    Bach: Cantata BWV 146
    Haydn: The Creation

  • May 3
    Bach: Cantata BWV 108
    Bach: Mass in B Minor (1733)

  • May 10
    Bach: Cantata BWV 87
    Amy Beach: Grand Mass in E-flat

  • May 17
    Bach: Ascension Oratorio BWV 11
    Horatio Parker: Hora Novissima

  • May 24
    Bach: Cantata BWV 218
    Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem


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