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Popular Music History: Pop, Rock & Dance in the 20th Century | Udemy

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Popular Music History: Pop, Rock & Dance in the 20th Century.

Never feel left out of a Musical Discussion again! Broaden your Music History knowledge with our Curated Playlists.

What Will I Learn?

  • You will be able to hear the defining characteristics of a wide range of genres
  • You will know the socio-economic and political factors that gave birth to iconic genres
  • You will learn the history of some of the world’s most famous artists
  • You will know the most important artists of each genre
  • You will be able to amaze your friends with fascinating music facts

Requirements

  • A love of music!
  • No prior music knowledge required
  • No knowledge of music theory required

Description

What Will I Learn?

  • You will be able to hear the defining characteristics of a wide range of genres
  • You will know the socio-economic and political factors that gave birth to iconic genres
  • You will learn the history of some of the world’s most famous artists
  • You will know the most important artists of each genre
  • You will be able to amaze your friends with fascinating music facts

Requirements

  • A love of music!
  • No prior music knowledge required
  • No knowledge of music theory required

Description

Tired of not knowing which bands/genres your friends are talking about? Or are you trying to find inspiration for your new musical style?

This course will guide you through the history of popular music from the 1950s to the 2000s, from Blues to Nirvana, and everything in between!

With curated Spotify playlists included, never again will you not have something to say when a conversation strikes up about music; you’ll be armed with musical trivia, facts, and knowledge of the key historical events that influenced iconic genres and artists.

Spotted the “retro” trend in music recently? Well, maybe you’ll find the “next big thing” hidden in our musical past.

Designed for anyone with an interest in popular music, for each genre you’ll learn:

  • The defining characteristics
  • Key artists
  • Socio-economic influences
  • Origins and legacy

Genres & artists covered include:

  • Rhythm & Blues
  • Country & Western
  • Jazz
  • Rockabilly
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll
  • Soul
  • Motown
  • Surf Rock
  • Folk Rock
  • The Beatles
  • Psychedelic Rock
  • Progressive Rock
  • Heavy Metal
  • Glam Rock
  • Punk Rock
  • Hip Hop
  • House
  • Techno
  • Nirvana
  • Drum & Bass

Boost your curiosity, explore your passion, and develop your cultural knowledge

We can learn so much from every single genre – whether its a moral lesson from Bob Dylan and the Folk Rock movement, or a political lesson from the Sex Pistols and Punk Rock, or even a lesson in fun from the Glam Rockers.

Overview of the Course

Our course is aimed towards anyone with an interest in the history of popular music. Whether you are in a band looking for a new style/sound, or just after some tasty pop trivia to wow your friends with, this is the course for you.

As you begin the course, you’ll look at Blues, Country, and Jazz: the early influencers of of Rock ‘n’ Roll, the first true popular music genre. You’ll then be taken on an auditory adventure through time, looking at each genre under a magnifying glass, examining the key artists, characteristics, and influences.

By the end of the course you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of where popular music comes from, why it needs to exist, and you’ll have an arsenal of fun facts to share with your friends.

The Instructors

Jonathan Armandary taught Popular Music History at Leeds College of Music, and has toured Europe in bands, as well as being an award-winning composer.

Tomas George is a Music Producer, Composer and Sound Engineer. He is also a Udemy Best Selling Music Instructor with over 60,000 students enrolled in his courses

You! You and your fellow students are an integral part of the course. By sharing your favourite bands, artists, and knowledge, you’ll help yourselves and others to expand your musical horizons.

Our Guarantee

We hope that the course is right for you, and that you know what you’re signing up for, but if, for any reason, we offer a 30-day money back guarantee

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone with an interest in the history and development of popular music
  • Musicians looking for new influences
  • Music students who want an extra edge

Category: Music, Music Appreciation

Instructor:  Jonathan Armandary, Tomas George

Language: English

Price: $99.99 Free (100 % off coupon code) ENROLL NOW

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