Popular Music

Popular Music

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 6

Lecturer(s): red. prof. dr. Pettan Svanibor Hubert, red. prof. dr. Pompe Gregor

Content

Defining the field of popular music.
Various disciplinary approaches to popular music.
Temporal-stylistic outline of popular music in the western world, including jazz and rock music.
Relations between popular music and: age, gender, race, ideology and censorship, language, religion, social status, and political movements in various parts of the world.
Popular music and dance.
Musical features and technological innovations.
Creation and life of popular music: music industry, concerts, recordings, festivals etc.
Contextual features of particular genres, including behavioral and dressing patterns and visual artistry.
Popular music in relation to traditional and art musics.
Popular music and musics of the world.
Popular music in Yugoslavia.
Popular music in Slovenia.

Systematic study of selected music-analytical, contextual, historical and other issues, in which the focus can be on individuals, genres, race, gender, censorship etc.