A Musical History
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Length of Course: Semester
Credit: ½, Elective
Course Overview: Whether promoting patriotism during wartime or reflecting American attitudes and feelings about topics such as age, gender, race relations, morality, the economy, our environment, or political conflicts, music has played an important and critical role in the development of our nation. This course will utilize a historical foundation to analyze the evolution of music, the influence of song writers and lyrics in conveying thoughts and messages, as well as the various styles used to promote and reflect America’s development throughout the 20th century.
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