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
1666 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. A Moment of Science is now FREE! Contact LuAnn Johnson at WFIU for access to mp3 files. lujohnso at indiana dot edu

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jan 06, 2023
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118 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: Nov 07, 2023
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40 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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435 Pieces

ClassicalWorks is an evergreen, file-based classical music service from WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana. Produced and hosted by WFIU's music director Aaron Cain and drawing upon the station'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: Jul 01, 2022
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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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190 Pieces

Earth Eats is a weekly, one hour radio program about food and farming. We share the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Feb 02, 2024
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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: 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 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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Gettysburg is a classic program from the CBS Radio Workshop that's perfect for the anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, which was fought from J...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2013
  • Length: 24:29
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An hour-long radio documentary examining sexual assault on high school-aged girls in Indiana, featuring stories of sexual assault survivors, as wel...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
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From the days of slavery 150 years ago, the African-American spiritual grew out of the earliest days of Black America. Over time, spirituals sprea...

Bought by WXXI Rochester, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and WJSU


  • Added: Apr 17, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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An hour-long program of Latin love songs and commentary, hosted by Grammy-winning soprano Sylvia McNair.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
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2-minute science module.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Mar 16, 2011
  • Length: 02:02
  • Purchases: 1
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An hourlong program featuring the music and life of Peanuts composer and jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi. A great special around the holiday season......

Bought by North Country Public Radio, WDCB, WICR, WJAB, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi) and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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Navidad y Canción (A Latin American Christmas) brings your listeners some warm and sunny music of the season and a lot of good cheer from many lan...

Bought by KDNA Radio and Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 09, 2009
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 2
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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