What's in this Guide
Welcome to the University Libraries course guide for MUS 42131/52131: America's Music with instructors Dr. Richard Devore. This guide contains:
Online Course Reserves: Links to online sound recordings that are required listening (units listed below).
- Music in Early North America
- The Tumultuous 19th Century
- The Growth of Vernacular Traditions
- Vernacular Musics Since Rock & Roll (Recordings for this unit are not available online)
- Music for Theatre & Film
- Tradition & Innovation in Concert Music
Search KentLINK for Course Reserves: Search for print or electronic materials by professor or course.
Music Research Resources: Basic tools to begin your research on music topics.
Please use the tabs to navigate through the pages of this guide.
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