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    Dec 08, 2019  
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AMU 306 - The Evolution of Popular Song

Course Units: 1
(Not Offered this Academic Year) From minstrelsy and vaudeville through Tin Pan Alley, Motown, the Beatles, Burt Bacharach, and Billy Joel, this course will examine the creation, performance, transmission, and reception of popular song. In addition to analyzing lyrical/musical content as well as historical context, students will compose words and music in the styles of established master songwriters. Prerequisite(s): AMU 101  or permission of the instructor. CC: HUM



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