History of New Orleans Music

3.00 crs.

Creative Arts & Cultures

This course is a comprehensive study of the history of New Orleans music, dating from the nineteenth century music in Congo Square and opera to the present-­‐day musicians of rhythm-­‐and-­‐blues, rock, jazz and rap. The sources of the music, listening, music identity, social and racial influences, and the history of the music business in New Orleans are components of this course.

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