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 6
    Bach: Cantata BWV 70
    Byrd: Mass for Five Voices

  • December 13
    Bach: Cantata BWV 141
    Palestrina: “Missa Sicut Lilium Inter Spinas”

  • December 20
    Bach: Cantata BWV 132
    Carols and hymns for Advent

  • December 27
    Bach: Cantata BWV 28
    Respighi: Laud to the Nativity

  • January 3
    Bach: Cantata BWV 153
    Poulenc: Gloria

  • January 10
    Bach: Cantata BWV 124
    Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast

  • January 17
    Bach: Cantata BWV 13
    Mozart: Mass in C, K. 167

  • January 24
    Bach: Cantata BWV 111
    Elgar: The Light of Life

  • January 31
    Bach: Cantata BWV 81
    Brian: “Te Deum Laudamus”

  • February 7
    Bach: Missa Brevis BWV 234
    Charpentier: Requiem

  • February 14
    Bach: Cantata BWV 22
    Victoria: O Quam Gloriosum

  • February 21
    Bach: Motet BWV 227
    Bliss: Shield of Faith

  • February 28
    Bach: Cantata BWV 82
    Briggs: Requiem


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