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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSC 106 The History of Rock and Roll

This course is designed to furnish the student with the knowledge and experience necessary to develop the art of listening intelligently and perceptively to various styles of rock and roll music. It will also increase enjoyment and appreciation of music in general. The course examines the evolution of rock and roll from its origins in the early 1950s through early 21st century work and will include a study of such music and artists as folk, country, Elvis Presley, soft rock, Motown, the Beatles, disco, heavy metal, acid rock, rap, hip hop, punk rock and more. Students also will examine the impact of rock and roll in our society - socially, culturally, economically, politically and musically.
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Humanities
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Arts, Humanities
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3