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21M.294 Popular Musics of the World

        

21M.294 Popular Musics of the World

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This course focuses on popular music, i.e. music created for and transmitted by mass media. Various popular music genres from around the world will be studied through listening, reading and written assignments, with an emphasis on class discussion. In particular, we will consider issues of musical change, syncretism, Westernization, globalization, the impact of recording industries, and the post-colonial era. Case studies will include Afro-pop, reggae, bhangra, rave, and global hip-hop.
Material Type: Online Course
Date Added to MERLOT: June 09, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 09, 2011
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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Language: English
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