Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Provides the historic development and the musical and textural characteristics of American folk music, from its Anglo-Celtic, Hispanic, African and Native American roots to the present, including country music, bluegrass, blues, border music, religious and other ethnic music. Discusses Folk revivals and the significance of songs in terms of the social norms of the time, including the interaction of folk music with popular music. Presented using a multimedia format. Prerequisite/concurrent: WR 115 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 47275

From the Instructor:
Music 207 - History of Folk Music - CRN 47275 Required Text: Exploring American Folk Music,Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States. Kip Lornell, Univeristy Press of Mississippi, Jackson, Miss. 3rd Ed.2012. ISBN 978-1-61703-264-6 Ebook ISBN 978-1-61703-266-0 available at pcc bookstores or from the publisher: www.upress.state.ms.us The class covers Roots of Folk Music, Minstrel Shows, Appalachian Music, Blues,Ragtime,Anglo-American and Afro-American Secular and Religious Music, Radio and the Media, Folk Revival, Native-American and Hispanic Music, and the Contemporary Urban Scene ---- Course is entirely online
Course Specific Requirements:
Weekly Assignments and Discussions, Mid-term and Final Exams plus a short Project Paper or Review of a Live Performance.
Web Technical Requirements:
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