MU 312. American Music

A survey of music of the United States from European colonization to the present. Included in the course will be an overview of  the music of Native Americans, the first New England school, the rise of American popular music and the development of an American classical tradition. The course will culminate with the art music and mixed media of the 20th century. 
Offered: Spring of alternate years
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: