Aug 14, 2022  
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AUMUS 422 - Rethinking Music: From Mozart to Madonna

★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 0-3s-0) Introduction to current issues in musicological thought. The course examines traditional ways of thinking about music, and considers issues such as the role of the symbol in language and music, cultural studies, ethnomusicology, the scholarly devaluation of popular music, feminist theory, and analyses of rock videos. Prerequisite: *6 from AUMUS 224, 225, 226; or consent of the instructor. Note: Students from a variety of musical backgrounds (popular or classical) are encouraged to enrol.