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
- From the Instructor:
- Music 207 - History of Folk Music - CRN 47739 Text: Exploring American Folk Music by Kip Lornell, University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, 2012 -ISBN: 978-1-61703-264-6 or ebook: 978-1-61703-266-0 - www.upress.state.ms.us -- Class covers roots, minstrel shows, blues, mass media development, Anglo-American and Afro-American sacred and secular music, ethnic and Native-American traditions, Hispanic-American, folk revivalists movement, and the roots of contemporary popular music and urban folk music --- Course is entirely online.
- Course Specific Requirements:
- Weekly Assignments and Discussions, Mid-term and final exams, a short Project Paper or a Review of a live folk music performance.
- Web Technical Requirements:
- Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
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