- 05/23 ACO Names Bermel Artistic Director
- 05/21 How to Entice People to the Symphony
- 05/19 Young, Yes; Youthful, Sometimes
- 05/19 Levine Commands Carnegie Hall
- 05/14 Take me out to the … opera?
- 05/13 BBC Proms reports record opening day ticket sales
- 05/07 N'Dour, Saariaho share Polar Music Prize
- 04/26 World Premiere of major new opera Dulce Rosa
- 04/26 EMI Classics and Virgin labels to disappear
- 04/19 Conrad Tao signs exclusively to EMI
- 04/18 Conductor Becomes First Woman to Lead Britain's Proms Finale
- 04/15 Still Searching for the Promised Land
- 04/15 Sir Colin Davis remembered
- 04/14 Sir Colin Davis dies
- 04/13 Stradivarius trees
- 04/13 Stravinsky puts a Spring in your step
- 04/10 SPCO deal brings relief, smiles
- 04/05 Have Some Fun
- 04/04 Montreal without Nagano?
- 04/03 It Takes Brass
- 04/03 Composer, educator Robert Ward dies
- 04/01 Vienna opera director collapses during performance
- 03/26 A foghorn, brass bands and 50 ships
- 03/26 Wigmore Hall, London: Viktoria Mullova, Paolo Giacometti
- 03/21 Rise Stevens, Mezzo-Soprano Star of ‘Carmen,’ Dies at 99
- 03/19 No Secret Formula to Music
- 03/15 Titanic bandmaster's violin found
- 03/13 Vivaldi Boosts Mental Vitality
- 03/11 Beginner's Etiquette Guide: Ballet & Opera
- 03/10 Written on Skin – review
- 03/03 Marie-Claire Alain, Master of the Organ
- 03/03 Barber of Seville; Emerson Quartet
- 02/27 Van Cliburn Dies
- 02/24 Mahan Esfahani – review
- 02/24 Wolfgang Sawallisch, 1923-2013
- 02/15 Britten’s War Requiem
- 02/11 Classical Grammy Awards
- 02/08 Oregon Symphony's James DePreist Dies
- 02/07 Warner Music Group Buys EMI
- 02/04 Work performed for the first time in 400 years
- 01/30 S.F.S.: The Rule of Spain and Britain
- 01/25 BBC Radio 3 - 'The Choir'
- 01/25 Quatuor Diotima – review
- 01/18 Royal Opera House- The Minotaur – review
- 01/14 Carolina Ballet: Lynn Taylor-Corbett
- 01/14 NC H.I.P.* Music Festival
- 01/11 WCPE Announcers: Top CD Picks of 2012
- 01/03 Royal Opera Live
WCPE Features: Great Sacred Music
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.
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
March 3 —
Music for the penitential season of Lent sets powerful texts of contrition and prayers for forgiveness. Allegri’s Miserere Mei and Tallis’s Lamentations are among a dozen Lenten works on this week’s playlist.
March 10 —
John Scott and the choir of St. Thomas Church, New York City, perform Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem.
March 17 —
We honor St. Patrick today with the playing of Apostle of Ireland, a medieval office for St. Patrick, sung for us by Canty.
March 24 —
The solemnity of The Crucifixion by Sir John Stainer concludes our Palm Sunday show, which begins with shouts of “Hosanna to the Son of David.”
March 31 —
Easter Triumph! Easter Joy! is the theme of our festive Easter program. Music for organ and brass and hymns with soaring descants and jubilant anthems celebrate the feast of the resurrection.
April 7 —
Ensemble Pygmalion sings Bach’s Mass in B Minor in the composer’s 1733 version.
April 14 —
Anúna, the national choir of Ireland, will sing several sacred selections from their highly acclaimed CD The Best of Anúna.
April 21 —
The Susanne van Soldt Manuscript dates from 1599. We shall hear several selections from this collection of thirty-three psalms and songs owned by a young Dutch lady who lived in London.
April 28 —
Music for organ and brass is a feature of most great religious occasions. This morning’s show promises to be an audio spectacular
May 5 —
Which men’s vocal group do you enjoy most? Chanticleer? The monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz? Turtle Creek Chorale? You will hear all of these and more on our The Glory of Men’s Voices show.
May 12 —
The Glory of Women’s Voices features Anonymous 4, Trio Medieval, and Malle Babbe, among other renowned women’s choral ensembles.
May 19 —
From King’s College, Cambridge, to the Vienna Choir Boys and the American Boychoir, our sampling of The Glory of Boys’ Voices includes the best of the best.
May 26 —
You will hear much organ music on this edition of Great Sacred Music as we explore The Glory of the Organ. Instruments old and new showcase the tonal palette and immense variety of compositions written for the organ over a span of four centuries.
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