Special questions on music history: Aspects of the anglo-american rock

lmusi2882  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Special questions on music history: Aspects of the anglo-american rock
5 credits
15.0 h
Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2017-2018 !

Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
LMUSI 1503 (20th and 21st century Music)
Main themes
Can be approached: questions of distinction (pop/rock, rap/rock; authenticity/inauthenticity'); rock as music; rock as technology; rock and economie; rock as social identity ; rock and geography; rock and history; rock and the media.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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-    Be able to transpose the methodological approach of the rock artwork as a key to interpret the contemporary world.
-    Understand the articulation existing between an artistic text and the elements of its context

   

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
Anglo-american rock has been, for six decades, the model and paradigm against which most of the popular music produced on the planet is measured. Depending on the year, this influence will be approached through the analysis of rock genres, through the description of important albums or through the career of representative personnalities.
Teaching methods
Seminar
Evaluation methods
Oral exam.
Other information
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Online resources
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Bibliography
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Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General
5

Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language
5

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology
5