Classic Albums: How the LP Changed Music Forever
Osher (50+). This course explores the era of classic albums.
About this course:Approximately 50 years ago, a major shift took place in the world of music: we went from a singles-oriented culture to being all about the album. Though the 33 1/3 rpm vinyl record had been introduced in 1948, its dominance over the 45 rpm vinyl single did not begin until the mid-1960s. In this course, we discuss what led to this change in listening, how this change affected musicians and audiences, and why we are now moving back toward a singles-oriented culture. We also listen to some of the greatest albums ever recorded, including Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys, Blue by Joni Mitchell, What's Going On by Marvin Gaye, and Back to Black by Amy Winehouse.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
No meeting April 9. Plus members pay only $40 for this course. Visitors not permitted. Please download a free version of zoom at https://zoom.us/ to participate in this course.
You must be a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course. To become a member, proceed with enrolling in an OLLI course and you will be prompted to purchase a membership during checkout. For more information about OLLI, visit the Osher website.