Music 111.3 (96)

History of Popular Music

CRN: Not offered in 2016-2017

Term: 2 (3 lecture hours)


Professor: Neil Currie


An introduction to popular music in North America starting chronologically from the Rock 'n' Roll era in the 1950's, and with a particular emphasis on the Canadian scene.  Acquisition of fundamental skills in listening such as the identification of instrumentation, form and texture is a component. No prior musical training is required.


Open to all students without prerequisite. Students majoring in music may not take this course as an open music elective, but may take this course as an arts elective.