MUSC 2311: American Roots Music
Lecture - 4 credits
- Explores the musical heritage of the United States through a range of instructor-selected case studies.
- Offers students an opportunity to learn to identify various styles of music and relate them to larger discourses on a range of topics, i.e., democracy, cultural pluralism, identity, and other themes in American musical life.
- Uses weekly instructor lectures, readings of both primary and secondary texts, listening/viewing of multimedia, peer discussion and feedback, and hands-on exercises to analyze and explore the varied role of music in American life.
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