MUSC 241 American Musics

A chronological survey of music in the United States from the Pilgrims to jazz and rock. The course traces the widely varied paths taken by music in America and shows how the three spheres of folk, popular, and classical music have continually interacted to form a variegated whole. Lectures move from genre to genre, placing each in its historical and sociological order.

pre-rec: MUSC 152 and APMS 110 (or their equivalent), or permission of instructor.
co-rec: MUSC 201 and APMS 209 (or their equivalent), or permission of instructor.
notes: Primarily for music majors and minors.