Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

MUSI 101   The Beatles
RestrictionsNo 2024 2023
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

In the sixties, the Beatles revolutionized popular music. This course is an in-depth study of the music of the Beatles with a focus on songwriting. The goals are to learn how to analyze their songs, to gain insights into their music and lyrics, to understand why they were so successful and to think critically about music. Issues of the significance of rock on the culture and history of the sixties are also discussed.