MUS 108 Music in America

The course presents major musical achievements and significant works by American composers and musicians, spanning a wide range of styles including but not limited to classical music, country, blues, jazz, soul and rock. Music in America is an overview of how our diverse heritage has shaped our music and how our unique music reflects our history as well as American culture. The course is available to all students with an interest in American music and would also be appropriate for pop musicians as well as classical musicians who wish to expand their knowledge of American musical styles. Concert attendance outside of class time is required. R, W1, 11 (3 lecture hours) IAI: F1 904