May 22, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog
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MUS 207 - History of Folk Music


Credits - 4 Lecture - 4
A survey of Anglo-American folk music and its subsequent styles from the first collected folk songs of Cecil Sharp (around 1900) to the present. Beginning with the Appalachian instrumental and vocal traditions, later folk-based styles will be discussed including country music, folk protest, bluegrass, folk rock, and progressive folk. Also to be discussed will be characteristics of the Anglo-American style with musical retentions from British Isles.
Prerequisite: WR 060  or Placement, WR 115  strongly recommended.
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
Course Designation: Discipline Studies - A transferable course that meets distribution (group) requirements in the associate of arts Oregon transfer (A.A.O.T.) degree and the associate of science (A.S.) degree. Note: Courses meeting distribution requirements may always be used as electives in the transfer degrees.



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