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American Popular Music

This course surveys popular music in America from colonial times to the present. Students analyze the broad variety of music particular to American heritage in context with the social, cultural, and musical developments of the times. Genres examined include folk, religious, blues, Tin Pan Alley, jazz, rhythm and blues, country, soul, rock, disco, hip-hop, rap, and electronica. Students are required to attend a live musical performance.

Course Number: 3303

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