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MU 125 - WCH American Popular Music from Ragtime to Rock

4.00 credits.
(Western Cultural Heritage Core Course)
This course traces the history of American popular music from the birth of ragtime in the 1890s through the ascendancy of rock in the 1970s. The survey will examine the most influential genres of popular music during this era, including jazz, blues, Gospel, and country. Students will witness the close connections between music and culture in this turbulent era of American history through recordings, video clips, and concerts.