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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 51. Chapters: Nickname, Statues in Dublin, Nicknames of politicians and personalities in Quebec, Honorific nicknames in popular music, List of U.S. state nicknames, Regimental nicknames of the Canadian Forces, List of nicknames of British Army regiments, Secret Service codename, List of baseball team nicknames, Nicknames of United States Army divisions, Sobriquet, List of warships by nickname, List of nicknames used by George W. Bush, List of Latin nicknames of the Middle Ages, Matsuzaka Generation, Railroad nicknames, Jazz royalty, Little red dot, Empire State, Aviator call sign, Scrambled egg, List of Hollywood-inspired nicknames, Fishwife, Nicknames of Vancouver, List of Nigerian state nicknames, Silly Billy, Moniker, Gamecock, List of provincial and territorial nicknames in Canada, Nobby, Persimmon regiment, Zoosemy, Stumptown, Dharti Pakad, Turd Blossom, Queenie, Colossus of the North, Míchel, Hannibal Beats, The Accidental President. Excerpt: Honorific nicknames in popular music are often religious, familial or (most frequently) royal and aristocratic in nature and are used as a form of expression in the media, or to identify the significance of an artist by fans. Honorific nicknames were used in classical music in Europe as early as the early nineteenth century, with figures like Mozart being called "The father of modern music" and Bach "The father of modern piano music". They were also particularly prominent in African American culture in the post-Civil War era, perhaps as a means of conferring status that had been negated by slavery, and as a result entered early jazz and blues music, including figures such as Duke Ellington and Count Basie. In American culture, despite its republican constitution and ideology, honorific nicknames have been used to describe leading figures in various areas of activity, such as industry, commerce, sport and the media; father or mother have been used for innovators, and royal titles like king and queen for dominant figures in a field. In the 1930s and '40s, as jazz and swing music were gaining popularity, it was the more commercially successful white artists Paul Whiteman and Benny Goodman who became known as "The King of Jazz" and "The King of Swing" respectively, even though these forms of music originated in African American culture. These patterns of naming were transferred to rock and roll when it emerged in the 1950s. There was a series of attempts to find (and a number of claimants to be) the "King of rock 'n' roll" and just "The King", two titles that became most associated with Elvis Presley. This has been seen as part of a process of the appropriation of credit for innovation of the then new music by a white establishment. Different honorifics have been taken or given for other leading figures in the genre, such as "The Architect of Rock and Roll", by Little Richard from the 1990s, but this term, like many, is also used for other important figures, in this cas
EAN: 9781156548080
ISBN: 115654808X
Untertitel: Nickname, Statues in Dublin, Nicknames of politicians and personalities in Quebec, Honorific nicknames in popular music, List of U. S. state nicknames, Regimental nicknames of the Canadian Forces. Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Books LLC, Reference Series
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2011
Seitenanzahl: 52 Seiten
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