2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    May 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

MUSC 345 - Defining the Beatles: Music, Image and Influence

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Explores the musical and cultural history of the Beatles, paying particular attention to the role different media have played in defining their image. By examining music, literature (print media, biography, criticism and original writing by the Beatles) and video/film, this course investigates how the parties involved (e.g. record companies, critics, biographers, the audience, the Beatles themselves) have shaped the Beatles phenomenon and defined their legacy. This course involves extensive reading, writing, listening, and class discussion. Students will complete a research paper and corresponding presentation. Even years Fall.