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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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 08, 2019
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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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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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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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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

Latest Pieces

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
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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 KBYU/BYU Radio


  • 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
Caption: Christmas tree on a cold and windy night., Credit: Raymond Shobe
Contemporary musical settings of two Christmas Eve miracles and modern adaptations of ancient Christmas texts. Perfect for the Christmas season.

Bought by KRPS, KRPS, and KTXK


  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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 Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KVNF, KMUW, WMOT, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 8
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, in which Jazz historian Ted Gioia joins Night Lights to talk about his latest book.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 2