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The best new alternative and independent music, blues, world music, singer-songwriters, and local/regional music. HostsĀ Mark Simmet, Al ScharesĀ and Scarlett Cerna offer their mix of essential music or "music that matters."

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Sunday is one day of the week that most people can choose how they want to spend their day: sleeping in, gathering with family or friends for a leisurely brunch, going to worship, or relaxing alone with the Sunday paper and a steaming mug of...

Every week, Symphonies of Iowa showcases Iowa's leading orchestras in concert. You'll hear a mix of familiar masterpieces and new works, of world-renowned soloists and Iowa's best composers and musicians. Join us Sundays at 12 Noon or Monday at...

SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts feature leading ensembles from both Europe and America, such as the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna...

Music from the Middle Ages to the 21st Century, sacred and secular, a capella or accompanied; the only criterion for inclusion involves people singing together. Professional and amateur choirs from around the world are featured each week. You...

Host Karen Impola features music that is rooted in tradition, but spreads out in a variety of modern directions, including blues and bluegrass; singer-songwriters new and old; rockers getting back to their acoustic roots; plus excursions into...

Created weekly in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands, "The Thistle & Shamrock" is one of NPR's longest-running and most popular music offerings. This vibrant and engaging program is hosted by award-winning host Fiona Ritchie, and is...

Rock, Blues, Folk, Native, Funk, Electronica, Reggae, World, Dub, Roots and even a little Country. "UnderCurrents" is intelligent, fun and easygoing -- diving deep to reveal your past and future favorites. "UnderCurrents" is mixed by Greg...

University Concert showcases the best our state has to offer with performances by student ensembles, faculty and visiting artists. Each week, the future stars of the concert stage and their talented instructors reveal the wealth of...

Since 1991, host David Dye has been exploring the frontiers of contemporary music for his listeners on a daily basis. Featuring live performance and interviews with established and emerging artists from across the musical spectrum, "World Cafe"...

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