Here’s the second installment of OnlineCollege.org’s list of awesome and educational history channels on YouTube. This time around we’re looking at Music History, which isn’t a field I’m overly excited about… then again, I didn’t care too much about our sun until I began to really learn about it. Maybe I’m just not adequately versed in what music history is all about… I guess I’ll watch some vids and find out:
How music has changed over the last several hundred years! This evolution continues to fascinate historians to this day, and their reflections can be found at the links below.
- The Baroque Era: Here you will find videos about baroque music, art, architecture, history and more.
- Music 1600-Present: Get a whopping 25 minutes of music history.
- Classical Music Only: This channel provides and introduction to your favorite Western music.
- Old World Music History: One hundred years of music history, with more than 78 different videos to view.
- History of Underground Chicago Music: This is about rock and roll, but more importantly, about music that rocks.
- 25 Great Jazz Soloists: You’ve probably heard jazz, but never like this.
- A History of Rock ‘n’ Roll: This awesome history link is informative yet incredibly fun.
- A History of the Beatles: John, Paul, George, and Ringo gain immortality through this awesome YouTube feature.
- The Blues: American History Today: This interesting video covers all the bases of Blues History, and includes interviews with Blues singers from the genre’s early days.
- A Documentary of American Folk Music: From the Carter Family’s “When The World’s On Fire” to Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land,” another brilliant documentary from the BBC.