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Popular music

Popularna glasba

Course credits:

6.00 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 0 hours of exercises, 30 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

prof. dr. Peter Stanković






Second semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Cultural studies - Studies of Culture and Creativity
  • Undergraduate Programme of Media and Communication Studies

Short content

At the course, the most important approaches to analysis and critical reflection of popular music are introduced. More specifically, the course is comprised of three major parts. The first one addresses various analytical tools from which one can analyse popular music. These are related to the questions about the consumers of popular music, industry, technology, gender roles and localities. The second part focuses on production of meaning in popular songs. The latter are analysed on the levels of musical conventions, texts, gestures, sounds, images etc. At the seminar the third part, covering the history of popular music, is discussed.

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