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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182 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: Jun 27, 2023
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26 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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32 Pieces

Inner States is a weekly podcast and public radio show about art, culture, and how it all feels, in the Midwest and beyond.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Nov 14, 2022
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226 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: Jul 25, 2022
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48 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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There's really nothing else like it! Great as a series or piecemeal. PorchLight with Tom Roznowski is like story time for grown-ups, filled with explorations and discoveries offered by ordinary everyday life. 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: Feb 20, 2024
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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: Jul 25, 2022

Latest Pieces

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An hour-long program of seasonal music from the distant past and through the ages -- both sublime and earthly, across time and place, across belief...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WCNY, RadioStPete Florida, Kansas Public Radio, WHRV and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2009
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 12
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An hour-long program of "cool-Yule" classic jazz, featuring holiday jazz from Louis Armstrong, Bill Evans, Horace Silver and more, including poet S...

Bought by WUTC, WJAB, KCME, High Plains Public Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 31
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One-hour special of warm and sunny holiday music from many latin-american locales. A festive program for the holiday season!!!

Bought by WHQR, WILL, Tri States Public Radio, KSUT, KMXT and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2009
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 20
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, paying tribute to departed musicians.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Radio New Zealand, WPTC, and KUNR


  • Added: May 26, 2009
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 4
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one-hour special on the life of jazz pioneer Bix Beiderbecke

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Jan 07, 2008
  • Length: 59:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Perfect for Black History Month (February)or MLK Day (January), Night Lights presents this one-hour program of jazz tributes to Dr. Martin Luther K...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, Radio Catskill, WVPE, WSLR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2008
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 66
From: WFIU
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One-hour special exploring the life and music of legendary songwriter Hoagy Carmichael

Bought by KMUW and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Perfect for Black History Month (February), this one-hour special tells the story of Duke Ellington's musical "Jump for Joy"

Bought by WVIK, High Plains Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, KSUT, KCSM and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 37
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Eight comedic pledge drive spots

Bought by KRCU Public Radio, KRPS, Interlochen Public Radio, KSUT, KTXK and more


  • Added: Dec 29, 2006
  • Length: 08:23
  • Purchases: 25
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Nine comedic pledge drive spots

Bought by KRCU Public Radio, KMUN, KTXK, KRPS, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2005
  • Length: 06:49
  • Purchases: 51