Minor in Musicology - The Rock'n'Roll Era and Beyond MUSC 2019   The Rock'n'Roll Era and Beyond
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course focuses on the many different kinds of popular music that have proliferated since the 1950s. While no previous background in music is required, students will be expected to listen closely to selected music and to contribute to class discussions. Students will gain greater knowledge of history, as it affects and is affected by musical activities, and they will appreciate the motives behind the debates that have always surrounded popular music. Above all, students will learn to understand the history of rock'n'roll in terms of changes in both musical techniques and social values, and to recognize music as a site of celebration and struggle.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Discussion

FORMAT COMMENTS: Lecture/discussion/3 hours