History of Rock and Roll

Are you ready to rock?! This class will study one of the most influential forces of the 20th Century: Rock and Roll. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the social and cultural contexts of various forms of popular music. Students will learn form and texture in rock music. The format of the class involves reading assignments, video examples, research projects, and lots and lots of listening to Rock and Roll music of all eras. We will survey a wide array of music, from Aerosmith to Zappa!

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Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Credit
0.5 Credit
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