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Course Description

This course explores the development of North American, British and non-western popular music. Lectures investigate key historical periods and genres which define the popular idiom in the west, such as blues, jazz, country, rock n' roll, folk, rap, and electronica, as well as popular idioms from beyond the western world. Changes in technology, economics and demographics will be discussed, as will links between popular music and the prevailing social conditions of each period.

Notes

This course will require you to be online for live lectures at the scheduled time. There will also be some pre-recorded lectures. Class recordings will be available until the end of the exam period. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.

Requisites

Antirequisite: RTA 905 (formerly BDC 935)

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Course Sections

Class Number
5706
Type
LEC
Days
M
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jan 18, 2021 to Apr 19, 2021
Schedule
Contact Hours
39.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.87 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1604
Type
LEC
Days
M, W
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Jun 21, 2021 to Aug 04, 2021
Schedule
Contact Hours
3.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $569.87 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information