Jun 13, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC 1100 - From Woodstock to the iPod: A Social History of American Popular Music


3 cr. 9 hr. Day course offered in the Fall. Also offered evenings.

This course places American popular music from the late 1960s until 2000 in the context of the social issues that surround and shape it. It explores the influence of American popular music in the context of the social/economic/political issues that shape trends in technological advances, the development of the music business, demographic and economic shifts, and race and gender issues. The course covers topics including Woodstock, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Disco, Grunge and Punk, MTV, portable music listening technology, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Generation X, the Rave Revolution, Nu-Wave/Metal and the emergence of hip-hop and rap cultures. ART, AOM



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