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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 1520 - Rock Music: Genesis and Development


A study of rock and roll music since its inception in the mid-1950s. The impact of black rhythm and blues, jazz forms, and radio and television upon early rock will be studied as well as further evolutionary developments such as “do-wop”, soul music, folk rock, psychedelic rock, jazz rock, the various English schools, heavy metal, and punk styles, to mention but a few. The course will cover the material of rock from 1955 to present. 

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: MUS 1520 may not be elected by music majors to fulfill General Education requirements.
When Offered: Fall, Spring



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