WFIU

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WFIU Public Media has been broadcasting from the Bloomington campus of Indiana University since October, 1950. The station is a charter member of the National Public Radio network, and along with 90 other stations, it carried the premiere broadcast of NPR's in-depth news program, All Things Considered, on May 3, 1971. WFIU now broadcasts classical music, jazz, and news and information 24 hours a day. WFIU can be heard throughout Southern and Central Indiana: * 103.7 FM | Bloomington * 100.7 FM | Columbus * 101.7 FM | French Lick/West Baden * 98.9 FM | Greensburg * 106.1 FM | Kokomo * 95.1 FM | Terre Haute and on WFIU2 * 101.9 FM | Bloomington * and online at wfiu.org. Our mission: We inspire, inform, and involve. Our values and activities are born of the purposes and hopes of Indiana University and of our listeners. For us, this work is a public trust.

Series

Caption: A Moment of Science
947 Pieces

A Moment of Science presents scientific information clearly, concisely, and with good humor. In just two minutes, you'll get the scientific story behind some of the simplest and most curious phenomena from everyday life.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 24, 2018
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63 Pieces

Afterglow is a weekly, one-hour program of vocal jazz and popular song from the Great American Songbook, hosted by Mark Chilla.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Sep 13, 2019
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29 Pieces

Enjoy these special editions of Afterglow -- a one-hour program of vocal jazz and American popular song. They are perfect for holidays and special programming. Check it out!

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Oct 03, 2019
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1578 Pieces

ClassicalWorks is an evergreen, file-based classical music service from WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana. Produced and hosted by veteran classical music broadcaster Joe Goetz and drawing upon WFIU’s collection of more than 70,000 pieces of classical music, ClassicalWorks is available from 10 pm through 10 am Eastern Time, 7 days a week. Hours may be time-shifted to fit other dayparts if needed – please contact WFIU for assistance if your station would like to air ClassicalWorks files outside of the 10 pm – 10 am Eastern Time window.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Mar 05, 2019
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3 Pieces

Extra materials for ClassicalWorks---an evergreen, file-based classical music service from WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Nov 01, 2018
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0 Pieces

Crash Course in Islam debunks common myths about the Islamic faith in brief, informational segments.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 02, 2009
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181 Pieces

Earth Eats is a weekly, half-hour public radio program that brings you the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Apr 01, 2019
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4 Pieces

Enjoy these special editions of Earth Eats, a public radio program delivering the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jan 18, 2017
Caption: Do you want to hear a scary story? The Festival of Ghost Stories is your chance to be spooked while enjoying a crisp fall evening at Bryan Park., Credit: eskimoblood (flickr)
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Bloomington, Indiana's "Festival of Ghost Stories" has been scaring audiences for more three decades. In this series, storytellers share some of their most terrifying tales.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Oct 26, 2010
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1 Piece

Fundraising for Harmonia

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 01, 2019

Latest Pieces

Caption: Jackie Robinson
Jazz salutes in song to African-American actors, athletes, and artists.

Bought by KAZU, WAER, WVAS, WMOT, and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Long before the rise of the black-pride movement in the 1960s, Ellington was writing music that celebrated African-American culture, personalities,...

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Wilson's records blended big-band and small-group elements with pop orchestration and doses of soul that could be both big-city hip and suburban cool.

Bought by KAAD-LP, WCAI / WNAN, KMUW, WCPN, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Marian Pettengill leads Rhett Salisbury and Mary Stores on a low-vision tour at the Indianapolis Museum of Art., Credit: Yaël Ksander
Join us for an hour-long anthology of nine short features. Each piece focuses on a different aspect of arts and disabilities in Indiana.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
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An hour-long program of classic jazz: An exploration of the path of Melba Liston as she became an arranger/composer and an instrumentalist in the j...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KMUW, Radio New Zealand, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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A 'frighteningly' awesome Halloween special! One hour of classic jazz -- paranormal jazz encounters -- with music from Duke Ellington, Miles Davis,...

Bought by KAZU, KCNP, WMOT, Troy Public Radio, Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, exploring the orgins of "hip."

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KHNS, and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Andrew Hill's Black Fire LP
An hour-long program of classic jazz: It was a year of raised hopes and devastating tragedy, and the world of jazz continued to reflect both the gr...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A Christmas market in Rostock, Germany, Credit: Carston Pescht
A celebration of the music and traditions that make up the Christmas season from the plains of Africa to the hills of Appalachia and beyond.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WUAL, and BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM


  • Added: Dec 23, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A Christmas market in Rostock, Germany, Credit: Carston Pescht
A celebration of the music and traditions that make up the Christmas season from the plains of Africa to the hills of Appalachia and beyond.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, WNMU-FM, KRPS, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WUAL and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2013
  • Length: 01:58:58
  • Purchases: 9