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Music in World Cultures: Chicago Blues

Students in this course will study blues music developed in Chicago gaining skills to analyze and understand its musical and historical significance. Additionally, this course will address technological, social and economic developments seminal to Chicago blues. Students will study the development of the blues as a musical style and learn to identify harmonic, rhythmic and textural elements. Sociologically, students will gain a heightened awareness of music, culture and race relations associated with the genre.
Course #
MPAJZ-UE 1602
Units
1
Term
Spring, Fall
Department