MUSICOL 408 - Special Course
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Music History and Musicology (MUSICOL)
Department: Music School
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May be repeated for credit.
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This upper-level undergraduate seminar examines various analytical approaches to understanding contemporary popular music. Focusing on key musical developments over the last three decades, from MTV to the iPod, from guitar heroes to Guitar Hero, the course explores a range of critical issues in popular music studies, including aesthetics, authenticity, consumerism, genre, media, ownership, spectacle, technology, and identity. Course requirements include intensive reading, listening, discussion, weekly assignments, and a research paper.

MUSICOL 408 - Special Course
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001 (LEC)
WF 3:00PM - 4:30PM
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