APS 224 Appalachian Music (MUS)

Offered: Typically as student interest and faculty availability allow

An introduction to the music that has been, and is, an important part of the culture of the Southern Appalachian region. Specific musical elements will be discussed in relation to ballads and songs, instrumental music, bluegrass, country, and various types of religious music. The importance of the region's music and musicians in the development of country and popular music in America is treated. Three periods per week. Arts Perspective and African Americans', Appalachians', and Women's Perspective. 1 Course Credit


1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

MUS 224