AMST 3706 American Popular Music and Technology

3 hours; 3 credits

Developments in American popular music traced through an examination of the history of sound technology. The impact of technological mediation on musical aesthetics, with particular emphasis on blues, folk, jazz, rock'n'roll, soul, hip hop, and electronic music. This course is the same as Music 2106. (Not open to students who took American Studies 3902 [60] or Music 3493 [49.3] in spring 2007.)

Prerequisite: Core Studies 2.2 or Core Curriculum 1130 [1.3] or Music 1300 or permission of the director.


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