MUS-106 - Trends in Modern American Music

This course traces the development of twentieth-century American popular music from its roots in American folk music, blues and Tin Pan Alley through the inception of Jazz and late-twentieth-century popular movements. It includes Rock and Roll, Motown, the British Invasion, 1960's folk, heavy metal, hip-hop, punk rock and other defining genres. Students will learn about artist's styles and musical characteristics through listening exams, group discussion, research papers and tests.
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
Music
Department
Arts & Sciences Administration
Credits
3
Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
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