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21M.295 American Popular Music | Music and Theater Arts

21M.295 American Popular Music | Music and Theater Arts

This course surveys the development of popular music in the United States and in a cross-cultural milieu relative to the history and sociology of the last two hundred years. It examines the ethnic mixture that characterizes modern music, how it reflects many rich traditions and styles, and provides a background for understanding the musical vocabulary of current popular music styles.... Show More


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Anna Grau Schmidt
Anna Grau Schmidt (Librarian)
1 year ago
This material is a syllabus and assignments for a course on American music-- it is not material meant for student use. Unlike some other MIT Open Courseware sites, it does not include any lecture videos or other instructional content. It could be useful for faculty looking for models for structuring a course or ideas for supplementary materials, but the textbook and supplementary materials used in the syllabus are not open.
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