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Approx. 13 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 6 min), 6 readings
1 video
6 readings
General Overview10m
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Music Fundamentals10m
General Overview10m
About the Professor10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The Growing Rock Monster (1970-77)

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 108 min)
9 videos
Blues Rock British Based12m
American Blues Rock and Southern Rock12m
Progressive Rock12m
Jazz-Rock14m
Theatrical Rock12m
Singer-Songwriters10m
British and Canadian Singer-Songwriters10m
Country Rock13m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Black Pop, Reggae, and the Rise of Disco (1970-79)

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 91 min)
8 videos
Sly Stone and the Rise of Funk11m
Motown in the 1970s13m
Philadelphia Sound11m
Blaxploitation Soundtracks12m
James Brown George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic9m
The Rise of Reggae8m
Disco18m
1 practice exercise
The Growing Rock Monster (1970-77) and Black Pop, Reggae, and the Rise of Disco (1970-79)30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Mainstream Rock, Punk, and New Wave (1975-79)

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 104 min)
9 videos
Mainstream Rock 1975–8013m
Continuities13m
Leaner Prog, Louder Singer-Songwriters16m
US Punk 1967-7513m
UK Punk 1974-7710m
American New Wave 1977-8012m
British New Wave 1977-809m
Summarizing the 1970s6m

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