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Music Monday Holiday Show

Monday, December 16, 2013

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Music Monday Holiday Show Dee Perry shares a special holiday edition of Music Monday as she welcomes a trio of music lovers to share songs for the season. Joining Dee are ideastream jazz man Dan Polletta, WCLV classical music host Bill O'Connell and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Meredith Rutledge-Borger.

Additional Information

Tune in now to the ideastream Swingin’ Sounds of the Season holiday stream.

Songs heard on today’s program:

John Zorn Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Mabel Scott Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas (The Musical) You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Colin Wheeler Red Rider Carbine Action BB Gun A Christmas Story The Musical Near West Theater
Carla Bley It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Joni Mitchell River
Canadian Brass Bach’s Bells

The Ramones Merry Christmas (I Don’t Wanna Fight Tonight)
Art Hodes Hark! The Heralds Angel Sing
Dominican Sisters of Mary Angelus ad virginem
James Taylor Winter Wonderland
Duke Ellington Sugar Rum Cherry
Mark Shane God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Harmonie Ensemble Nutcracker Suite

Women of Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Arvo Part: Christmas Lullaby
Luciano Pavarotti Tu Scendi dalle Stelle
Carla Thomas All I Want for Christmas is You
Bob Dylan Here Comes Santa Claus
Ensemble Caprice Erik Satie’s Gymnopédie No 1
Dave McKenna Cantique De Noel
Darlene Love Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)


Arts and Culture, Music, Holiday, Music Monday


Dan Polletta, WCPN ideastream

Bill O’Connell, WCLV ideastream

Meredith Rutledge-Borger, Rock Hall

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

ideastream Arts Funding

Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:


By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; Stroud Family Exempt Trust; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

Beyond the Dish Music Monday


Applause is an Emmy award-winning locally produced TV show that celebrates artists and cultural groups around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.

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Friday 11:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM

The Ohio Channel
Monday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 PM
Tuesday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 AM / 4:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 AM / 8:00 AM

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Saturday 6:30 PM
Sunday 12:30 PM

The Sound of Applause

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Monday-Thursday 2:00 PM / 10:00 PM

Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer