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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189 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: Jul 09, 2024
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27 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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229 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: May 29, 2024
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49 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

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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 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
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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