Information Package / Course Catalogue
Popular Music Culture
Course Code: GTM521
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

It aims to examine the formation process of popular music by considering its social, cultural and economic reasons.

Course Content

It aims to analyze by connecting with historical and periodic events.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Classifies Popular Music Types.
2.Comprehend the genres of popular music.
3.Understands the Historical Process of popular music.
4.Learns the settlements to which popular music belongs.
5.Understands the function of Popular Music in influencing human behavior.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Ayhan EROL, Thinking About Music -2009
2.Jack Santino, Popular Culture and Folklore, 1997
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Popular Music Types
Week 2 - Theoretical
Popular Music Types
Week 3 - Theoretical
Tin Pan Alley Period and Examples
Week 4 - Theoretical
Tin Pan Alley Period and Examples
Week 5 - Theoretical
Blues Music (Make History, Musical; Styles and Examples)
Week 6 - Theoretical
Blues Music (Make History, Musical; Styles and Examples)
Week 7 - Theoretical
Country Music (Historical, Musical Structure; Examples)
Week 8 - Theoretical
Mid Term
Week 9 - Theoretical
Gospel and Boogie- Woogie Music (Historical, Musical Structure; Examples)
Week 10 - Theoretical
Jazz Music
Week 11 - Theoretical
American Protest Music
Week 12 - Theoretical
Rock'nroll Music, Rock Music
Week 13 - Theoretical
Reggae, Punk, Hip -Hop music
Week 14 - Theoretical
Reggae, Punk, Hip -Hop music
Week 15 - Theoretical
Reggae, Punk, Hip -Hop music
Week 16 - Theoretical
FINAL
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory146198
Midterm Examination15510
Final Examination117017
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
OÇ-2
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-3
OÇ-4
OÇ-5
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