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Springfield, Massachusetts


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MUSC 136

American Popular Music

This course explores the popular music of America, considering the influence of Native American, African American, Latino and European cultures and the resulting American musical styles such as Folk, Country, Blues, Zydeco, Cajun, Dixieland, Jazz, Salsa, Stage Musicals, Rhythm and Blues, Rock and Hip Hop. It is designed for individuals who are interested in understanding the cross-currents and history of American Popular music and its influence in helping to shape the cultural identity of America

Units: 3.0