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.

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138 Pieces

Today’s performers bring to life the music of the past on Harmonia—a weekly, one-hour radio program that explores music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and beyond. Join host Angela Mariani each week for an hour of exciting recordings, interviews, live excerpts, and commentary as she invites us to fire up our historical imaginations and spend an hour in the contemporary world of early music.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Dec 17, 2019
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19 Pieces

One-hour programs of early music, Harmonia casts new light on music of the distant past.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jan 30, 2017
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Celebrating the music of living composers.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: May 23, 2012
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192 Pieces

Night Lights, is a weekly thematic one-hour jazz radio program hosted by jazz aficionado David Brent Johnson, focusing on jazz from the 1945-1990 era.

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

Enjoy these special editions of Night Lights -- a weekly jazz program hosted by David Brent Johnson, focusing on classic jazz from 1945-1990. Visit our online archives and the producer's jazz blog at: http://nightights.blogs.wfiu.org

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Mar 21, 2017
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In the tradition of a classic children's program, PorchLight with Tom Roznowski is a story time for grown-ups, filled with explorations and discoveries offered by the everyday. Original stories, discussions, and recorded music from a wide variety of genres create a sweet hour-long escape from whatever ails you.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Sep 03, 2020
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On Profiles, we talk to notable artists, scholars, and musicians and get to know the person behind the persona.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Apr 19, 2012
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Security Matters – a series of public service audio segments addressing specific cybersecurity threats or vulnerabilities.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Dec 02, 2010
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A one- or two-hour, weekly program, The Soul Kitchen blends sweet soul, funky jazz, old school rock, Americana, and world music into a flavorful gumbo for the ears and spirit. Mixing these genres of sound with a dash of message gives listeners a menu of music that comes from the soul. Join host Brother William Morris for tunes with a groove and music with a message.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jan 24, 2022
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The Soul Kitchen is a two-hour, weekly program that blends sweet soul, funky jazz, old school rock, Americana, and world music into a flavorful gumbo for the ears and spirit. Mixing these genres of sound with a dash of message gives listeners a menu of music that comes from the soul. Join host Brother William Morris for tunes with a groove and music with a message.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jan 19, 2022

Latest Pieces


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7
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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 Cape & Islands, Mass., 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 WNMU-FM, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KMUW, Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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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 WLVT, KLCC, Delmarva Public Media, Troy Public Radio, KAZU Seaside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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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
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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 BYUradio/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
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring women instrumentalists who thrived in the upside-down jazz world of wartime America.

Bought by KCNP, High Plains Public Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KVNF, KMUW and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 10