Chevron Left
Volver a History of Rock, Part One

Opiniones y comentarios de aprendices correspondientes a History of Rock, Part One por parte de Universidad de Rochester

1,089 calificaciones

Acerca del Curso

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....

Principales reseñas


12 de mar. de 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.


1 de oct. de 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.

Filtrar por:

76 - 100 de 312 revisiones para History of Rock, Part One

por Maria I

14 de ago. de 2015

por Fabian c n m

15 de ago. de 2020

por Anna D

8 de sep. de 2017

por Asier M

5 de abr. de 2021

por Leonel C

12 de ene. de 2021

por Celine T

9 de oct. de 2016

por Shruti D

12 de sep. de 2017

por Robe C

10 de ene. de 2021

por Constance C

30 de abr. de 2020

por Akshay K

17 de abr. de 2020

por Shirley J

30 de oct. de 2017

por Kelsei L P B

3 de abr. de 2016

por Jean P G C

5 de jul. de 2020

por Manuel F

23 de abr. de 2020

por Gary K

2 de feb. de 2016

por Nazarov R

14 de feb. de 2019

por Brian A

7 de jul. de 2022

por Denis M

15 de jul. de 2017

por Marcelo P H

24 de ago. de 2020

por Maria C

29 de ago. de 2015

por Lee-Adele S

26 de mar. de 2020

por JOLY

17 de oct. de 2021

por Ray W

16 de ago. de 2018

por Grandom B R

14 de nov. de 2019

por Harsha M

24 de jul. de 2021