Courses offered through the


Music in General Studies: Music in General Studies Home page with information on all faculty, course offerings and the Minor in Music in General Education.

Music in General Studies is a program that seeks to make music an important and enriching aspect in the lives of students across the University. The course offerings cover a wide range of musical styles, cultures and eras, and are designed for students who have no formal musical background or training.

The Rock History Courses:

Courses on rock & pop music have been offered at the Indiana University since 1982. Many of the rock-related courses are approved for COAS Arts & Humanities Distribution credit. Z111 (below) is also approved for Distribution credit. Please check with your advisor to confirm how these credits count towards your degree.

Z201-History of Rock Music I: Roots of Rock to the British Invasion
Z202-History of Rock Music II: Rock's Classic Era
Z301-Rock Music in the 70's and 80's
Z385-History of the Blues
Z401-The Music of the Beatles
Z403-The Music of Frank Zappa
Z404-The Music of Bob Dylan
Overseas Studies: The Beatles in London (Summer)

Other Non-Major Music Offering:

Z100-The Art of Live Performance
Z101-Music for the Listener: Appreciation of Classical Music
Z103-Music in Multimedia
Z111-Introduction to Music Theory
Z171-2 Opera Theater Series I-II
Z173-Musicals and More
Z315-Music for Film
Z320-Special Topics in Popular Music
Z390-Jazz for Listeners
Z393-History of Jazz
Z394-Black Music in America
Z395-Contemporary Jazz and Soul Music
Z396-Introduction to Midi
Z413-Latin American Popular Music

Some General Info Sites on the Web:

IU Jacobs School of Music Internet Music Resource
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Experience Music Project
The Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
The Stax Museum of American Soul
The Indiana/Bloomington Musical Family Tree website
Mojo Magazine online
Silver Dragon Records History of Rock website
Lyrics World: archive of popular song lyrics, 1930 - 1999
History of Rock website
All-Music Guide
Rolling Stone magazine online
Guitar Player magazine
The Number One Song on this date in history
Billboard Magazine
Billboard charts and other info
Billboard's 20th Century A - Z
Goldmine magazine
The Ultimate Band List
The Rough Guide to Rock Music
New Musical Express
Rhino Records
Rock Around the World
Addicted to Noise
Archive of Bay area concerts, 1965 - 1989
Music Index Online
Girl Musician Online
Amazon City Radio
Ladyslipper Music
Society for Music Theory Committee on the Status of Women
CDDB CD info source
Supersonic Guide
Oldies Music site
This Date in Music History

Glenn's Beatles England Tour website