History of Canadian Music

Course Code: HIST 3000

Academic Year: 2023-2024

History of Canadian Music is an exciting upper level course that examines the contributions of important Canadian musicians and musical styles while enriching the student's relationship, understanding and listening experience with Canadian music through selected musical examples and topics. As music is an excellent portal through which to analyze a host of extra musical issues, History of Canadian Music offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of issues and ideas while learning to identify, assess and differentiate between various historical periods, genres and geographical styles of Canadian music. Canadian musical genres to be examined in this course include, but are not limited to, rhythm and blues, rock 'n' roll, hip hop, rap, folk, classical and jazz.Category and Level: Arts and Humanities, Upper LevelRestrictions: Bachelor of Music students are restricted from taking this course as a breadth electiveNote: Students benefit from taking a lower level course in the Arts and Humanities category prior to enrolling in this upper level course.