Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog]

MUSC 620 - Music in America

Evaluation of various influences contributing to the creation of a unique "American" musical style. Materials are arranged and discussed in a theoretical/historical framework. Diversity of influences investigated include European, African American, Afro-Cuban, American Indian, Spanish-Mexican, religious, jazz, blues, folk song, popular, and black gospel. Special attention is given to music of the American Colonies and specific musical influences through the 21st century.

Credits: 3

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