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MUR 125: History of Rock Music: Home

Prof. Covach

Welcome to the Art/Music Library

 

Welcome to the Art/Music Library. Please ask us for help! Our librarians and student workers at the desk can help you find resources and information. 

Visit us here! http://www.library.rochester.edu/artmusic/home

  • The Art/Music Library is located on the ground floor of Rush Rhees Library. All scores (M call numbers) and music books (ML and MT call numbers) are located on the open shelves within the Art/Music Library, as are current copies of our music magazines and journals.
  • CDs are kept in the back and may be requested from the desk. LPs are stored in the Art stacks. 
  • Recordings may be listened to in the Art/Music library or checked out for a limited time period.
  • Reference books are located in the rear left nook.
  • Finale and Sibelius music-writing programs are available at two of our work stations. Please ask at the desk.

About this course

This course explores the history of rock music, emphasizing primarily the period between 1955-1990. Discussion and reading focusing on identifying a variety of rock-music styles within the historical context of the development, transformation, and interaction of pop styles. Issues of technological development, social, political, and cultural context, race and gender, and music-business practices will also be considered.

Government Information, Economics, Law and Music Librarian

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Kathy Wu
Chat is unavailable right now, feel free to email me.
Contact:
585-273-5322
I am available for one-on-one consultation, which will be conducted at Rush Rhees Q&i desk.

I am also the librarian for the English for Academic Purposes Program.
Website

Related Sites

Writing about Music

Writing and Citing Help at UR

Frequently Used Music Links

Music Databases

UR Catalog Search (using Articles, Books & More)

Use the Catalog Search in Articles, Books & More to search specifically for books or journal titles or other materials available at the University of Rochester Library. Use the full Articles & Books for searching for article authors and titles.

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Finding a book in the Stacks in Rush Rhees

Interesting random music stuff to explore