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This course, part 1 of a 2-course sequence, examines the history of rock, primarily as it unfolded in the United States, from the days before rock (pre-1955) to the end of the 1960s. This course covers the music of Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Phil Spector, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Cream, and many more artists, with an emphasis both on cultural context and on the music itself. We will also explore how developments in the music business and in technology helped shape the ways in which styles developed. Rock emerged in the mid 1950s as a blending of mainstream pop, rhythm and blues, and country and western--styles that previously had remained relatively separate. This new style became the music of the emerging youth culture and was often associated with teen rebellion. We will follow the story of how this rowdy first wave of rock and roll (1955-59) was tamed in the early 60s but came roaring back with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and then went psychedelic by the end of the decade....
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Introduction

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1 видео (всего 4 мин.), 7 материалов для самостоятельного изучения
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Reading7 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Welcome to the Course10мин
General Overview10мин
Syllabus10мин
Grading and Logistics10мин
Music Fundamentals10мин
Listening Guides (19 videos)10мин
About the Professor10мин
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The World Before Rock and Roll (1900-1955)

The Role of Tin Pan Alley in mainstream pop, the formation of a national audience through radio and the rise of television, the pre-rock pop of Frank Sinatra, Patti Page, and Les Paul and Mary Ford; rhythm and blues in the years before rock and roll; country and western and the rise of Nashville....
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11 видео (всего 95 мин.)
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Radio and Regional vs National Audiences8мин
The Stars of Pop Music Before Rock and Roll12мин
Les Paul, Inventor - The Role of Technology6мин
Origins of Country & Western (pre WWII)9мин
The Rise of Nashville13мин
Rhythm and Blues (Pre 1945)7мин
Rhythm & Blues (Post 1945)11мин
Regional R&B Radio in the 1950s6мин
Doo Wop and Gospel6мин
Hokum Blues and Sexual Lyrics5мин

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The Birth and First Flourishing of Rock and Roll (1955-59)

Chart crossover and cover versions, the first hits of Bill Haley, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, and Little Richard, the rise of Elvis Presley, the music of Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Holly, the rise of American Bandstand, the payola scandal and the "death of rock and roll."...
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8 видео (всего 88 мин.), 1 тест
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Radio and Records12мин
Crossovers and Covers10мин
The First Rock and Rollers Cross Over13мин
The Rise of Elvis Presley12мин
Sam Phillips Selling Elvis Contract3мин
Rockabilly in the Wake of Elvis12мин
The Day the Music Died11мин
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The World Before Rock and Roll and The Birth and First Flourishing of Rock and Rollмин

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The Demise of Rock and the Promise of Soul (1959-63)

Was this era the dark ages for rock music or was it a golden era cut short by the British invasion? The music of teen idols, the folk revival, early surf music, sweet soul, rockabilly pop, and girl groups. The Brill Building songwriters and the rise of the producer. Playlets and splatter platters....
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9 видео (всего 81 мин.)
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The Brill Building Approach to Pop8мин
Teen Idols6мин
Producers and Girl Groups9мин
Sweet Soul7мин
TV, Movies, and Dance Crazes15мин
The Folk Revival10мин
Rockabilly Popsters8мин
Surf Music10мин

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The Beatles and the British Invasion (1964-66)

The Beatles transform the UK music scene and then invade America. Other Beatles-type British bands. The London blues scene and the Rolling Stones. Other Stones-type bands. The Who and the Kinks....
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10 видео (всего 83 мин.), 1 тест
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The Early 1960s in the US & UK11мин
The Rise of the Beatles11мин
Beatles as Students of American Pop Music5мин
Beatles From Craftsmen to Artists9мин
Blues in the UK4мин
The Rolling Stones Emerge7мин
The Stones in The States5мин
Other British Bands10мин
The Kinks and the Who12мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
The Demise of Rock and the Promise of Soul (1959-63) and The Beatles and the British Invasion (16964-66)мин
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автор: SMOct 2nd 2016

This course has really helped to fill out my piecemeal understanding of the development of rock music. The pace and content of learning has been well considered and Prof Covach is to be congratulated.

автор: BLMar 13th 2018

Provided insight into what I was listening to as a pre-teen. I didn't have the exposure to some of the older roots or the an understanding of the business forces that shaped the music I had access to.

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John Covach

Professor of Music and Director
Institute for Popular Music

О University of Rochester

The University of Rochester is one of the nation's leading private universities. Located in Rochester, N.Y., the University provides exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Its College, School of Arts and Sciences, and Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are complemented by its Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, School of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Nursing, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, and the Memorial Art Gallery....

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