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 4
    Bach: Cantata BWV 34
    Debussy: Martyrdom of St. Sebastian

  • June 11
    Bach: Cantata BWV 129
    Gossec: Grande Messe des Morts

  • June 18
    Bach: Cantata BWV 39
    Zelenka: Missa Dei Patris, ZWV19

  • June 25
    Bach: Cantata BWV 76
    Mayr: The Marriage of Tobias

  • July 2
    Bach: Cantata BWV 135
    Beach: Grand Mass in E-flat Major

  • July 9
    Bach: Cantata BWV 185
    Hawes: Lazarus Requiem

  • July 16
    Bach: Cantata BWV 93
    Grey: Enemy Slayer: A Navajo Oratorio

  • July 23
    Bach: Cantata BWV 9
    Beethoven: Christ on the Mount of Olives

  • July 30
    Bach: Cantata BWV 187
    Massenet: Marie-Magdeleine

  • August 6
    Bach: Cantata BWV 178
    Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle

  • August 13
    Bach: Cantata BWV 168
    Bloch: Sacred Service

  • August 20
    Bach: Cantata BWV 46
    Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim’s Progress

  • August 27
    Bach: Cantata BWV 199
    Biber: Missa Salisburgensis


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