Music and U.S. Social Movements: 1950s-1980s
Examines the cultural significance of social movements in recent U.S. history through the music of their time. The course will include music from the 1950s to 1980s from numerous genres, such as Gospel, Hip-Hop, Western Classical, Jazz, Rock, and R&B. A few examples are “We Shall Overcome,” George Crumb’s “Black Angels” and “(Nothing But) Flowers” by the Talking Heads.
This course is open to both music majors and non-majors.
The course is 4 units and will be held Tuesdays/Thursdays from
10:00-11:50 a.m. in room 105 in the Music Building. CRN: