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

lmusi2882  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Special questions on music history: Aspects of the anglo-american rock
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
15.0 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
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 :

1 -    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

   
 
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

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Seminar
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Oral exam.
Bibliography
En fonction du thème de l'année
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

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

Certificat universitaire en musicologie (approfondissement)

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

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General