Hidden Gems: MUS 160 - American Popular Music
Learn new music and revisit old favorites as you study the cultural and historical contexts that gave rise to various musical styles.
In this course, you will explore a wide variety of musical genres that serve as the soundtrack for America, including folk, blues, ragtime, jazz, rock, country, hip-hop and show tunes.
While sharpening your listening skills and becoming a more informed consumer of music, you will hear wonderful stories about the crooners and rappers, the folkies and rockers who have made their own original contributions to this universal language through their creativity and artistic drive.
The opportunity to survey the rich terrain of American popular music awaits you. Tune in now!