Aug 10, 2017
I have completed every last one of John Covach's courses and he has inspired my way of playing my own music and the way I hear new music. He is, by far, the best teacher on Coursera.
Jul 26, 2017
Very good course. I would like to congratulate both the teacher and coursera for this successful endeavor. And would like to sugest a course about the music of Michael Jackson.
創建者 Cuauhtémoc C E•
Apr 25, 2019
a very complete study of the Rolpimg Stones case.
創建者 kate m•
Jul 29, 2019
This course was excellent. I really like the instructor and his ability to bring up interesting facts that really add to the understanding of the music and the musicians.
創建者 John C•
Oct 20, 2019
Very informative and entertaining. Love these courses.
創建者 Stacie M S•
Sep 28, 2015
There is a glitch in the week 2 quiz but otherwise I am very much enjoying the course.
創建者 Colm F•
Dec 20, 2016
創建者 Catherine C•
Sep 23, 2017
Great intro to a music powerhouse of the 20th century, which provides further opportunities for research after the course's conclusion. Simultaneously musicological and historical, which is nice. Those looking for a social/cultural class will find some relevance, but it mostly examines the growth of the band as a musical entity, taking into account some of the current society's influence and noting the Band's role in anti-establishment attitudes, but not really delving into the larger reaction (try History of Rock 1 and 2 if you have the chance)! Dr. Covach is a perfect instructor for this course.
A good parallel/companion study for the other course from the same institution/professor, Music of the Beatles, but in that light, a tad more complex to follow along--although I've gotten into the swing of things, note taking (following the lectures) is much more consonant in the Beatles class and initially hectic here, so just between the two is my tiny complaint.
Also, a fairly challenging course to fit in to a regular school schedule (odd but true for me at least) the lectures are about an hour to an hour and thirty minutes, I usually take time out to search & listen to excerpts of the songs on spotify which probably takes maybe thirty minutes to an hour depending on how many releases are talked about in lecture and how many of those are covers (which adds searching for original versions)--and with the special features, it's a solid three-credit-hour class, despite its half-term length. Definitely for anyone (fans and newbies alike) to take, but be ready!