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:


  • September 7
    Bach: Cantata BWV 137
    Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim’s Progress

  • September 14
    Bach: Cantata BWV 164
    Cherubini: Requiem

  • September 21
    Bach: Cantata BWV 99
    Holst: The Cloud Messenger

  • September 28
    Bach: Cantata BWV 100
    Dyson: St. Paul’s Voyage to Melita

  • October 5
    Bach: Cantata BWV 161
    Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus

  • October 12
    Bach: Cantata BWV 148
    Biber: Requiem

  • October 19
    Bach: Cantata BWV 96
    Britten: War Requiem

  • October 26
    Bach: Cantata BWV 48
    Naumann: Mass in C Minor

  • November 2
    Bach: Cantata BWV 180
    Duruflé: Requiem

  • November 9
    Bach: Cantata BWV 38
    Machaut: La Messe de Nostre Dame

  • November 16
    Bach: Cantata BWV 89
    Schnittke: Requiem

  • November 23
    Bach: Cantata BWV 139
    Gossec: “Te Deum”

  • November 30
    Bach: Cantata BWV 61
    Schmidt: The Book with Seven Seals


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