In 20th Century music, the art world exploded with hundreds of variations across dozens of media and art forms. Due to the advent of several technological shifts, social advances, and philosophical movements, the art world was shaken to its very core during the 1900's. The meaning of art was questioned frequently, the century saw the rise of pop art. Homeschool students will study many different kinds of music, from negro spirituals to minimalist composers to ethereal ambient to politically charged punk to defiant hip-hop. Throughout the latter half of the school year, homeschoolers will shift their focus outside the boundaries of America to study several music styles in India, Jamaica, and Japan.
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