NYU Steinhardt

Music in Contemporary World Cultures: Chicago Blues

  • Course Number: MPAJZ-UE 1602
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 2
  • Description: Students in this course will study blues music developed in Chicago gaining skills to analyze & understand its musical & historical significance. Additionally, this course will address technological, social & economic developments seminal to Chicago blues. Students will study the development of the blues as a musical style & learn to identify harmonic, rhythmic & textural elements. Sociologically, students will gain a heightened awareness of music, culture & race relations associated with the genre.
  • Old Course Number: E85.1602