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 3
    Bach: Cantata BWV 36
    Barber: Prayers of Kierkegaard

  • December 10
    Bach: Cantata BWV 70a
    Biber: Requiem à 15 in A major

  • December 17
    Bach: Cantata BWV 141
    Carols and hymns for Advent

  • December 24
    Bach: Cantata BWV 147
    Handel: Messiah, Part 1

  • December 31
    Bach: Cantata BWV 152
    Berlioz: L’Enfance du Christ

  • January 7
    Bach: Cantata BWV 124
    Tippett: A Child of Our Time

  • January 14
    Bach: Cantata BWV 3
    Bruckner: Te Deum

  • January 21
    Bach: Cantata BWV 72
    Gawthrop: The Promises of Isaiah the Prophet

  • January 28
    Bach: Cantata BWV 92
    Respighi: Christus

  • February 4
    Bach: Cantata BWV 18
    Striggio: Missa Ecco si Beato Giorno

  • February 11
    Bach: Cantata BWV 23
    Mozart: Missa Solemnis

  • February 18
    Bach: Cantata BWV 157
    Pizetti: Messa di Requiem

  • February 25
    Bach: Cantata BWV 118
    Brahms: A German Requiem


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