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

LMUSI2882  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Special questions on music history: Aspects of the anglo-american rock
5.0 credits
15.0 h
2q

This biannual course is taught on years 2014-2015, 2016-2017, ...

Teacher(s)
Language
Français
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

-    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

Depending on the theme of the year

Faculty or entity


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

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language
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Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General
5
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Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology
5
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Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology
5
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