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MUS 130 - Urban Music: BeBop to Hip-Hop

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

This course is designed to explore urban music 1950 through the present day. It will introduce significant musical artists that influence the social and political values of the urban community in the United States. It will examine the musical metamorphoses that led to musical forms such as BeBop, Gospel, Reggae, Funk, Rap, Hip Hop, and others. Individual contributors will be discussed along with musical groups identified with the values and politics of their respective generations. The ability to read music notation is not a necessity. It is recommended for the non-music major or students without previous music experience. It can serve as a music elective for music majors.
Usually offered every other semester
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for The Arts (AR)

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