Music History Summer Courses
Classes listed as "online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during a portion of their originally scheduled meeting times with additional coursework to be completed asynchronously. Session III online courses are all asynchronous.
MUSC 1100 L11 - Introduction to Music History: American Music and Jazz
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
This course explores a variety of musical styles and practices from the late 1800s to the present, with special emphasis on blues, jazz, musical theatre, and art music. These styles and traditions of American music will be examined as political and cultural texts along with their musical identity as "American." No previous knowledge of music is required.