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Spring Term 2018 TOP: THE BLUES - 3839 - MUCO 450

Prerequisites/Notes: MUCO 202

Catalog Description : An examination of the historical development of a single genre, stressing the effects of societal changes. Topics in this series vary from year to year. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Fall 2017: Concepts of Authenticity in Popular Music
In this course we will compare various models and measures of authenticity in popular music. The concepts of taste, artifice, appropriation, and reinvention will be explored and theorized alongside the concept of authenticity. Case studies will be drawn from an array of popular music genres, including folk, blues, grunge, glam rock, singer-songwriter, rock, indie pop, and hip hop.



Topic for Spring 2018: The Blues
A history of the blues as an African American musical practice, emphasizing early commercial and archival recordings, and tracing the development of blues forms and styles throughout the 20th century.



Attributes: Fine Arts Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Spring Term 2018

Instructors

Erica J. Scheinberg

Course

MUCO 450

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: THE BLUES (D)

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CRN

3839

Status

Active

Class Time

12:30-01:40 MWF MUSI 146

Start-End Date

Mar 26, 2018-Jun 06, 2018

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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