publication . Article . 2014

“Tibupoeg Pio” maagia ehk väärtusliku traditsioonilise teksti ootamatust esiletõusust

Maria Zavjalova;
Open Access Estonian
  • Published: 04 Dec 2014 Journal: Mäetagused, volume 58, pages 35-52 (issn: 1406-9938, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum
The article focuses on the song “Il Pulcino Pio” (in Eng. The Little Chick Cheep), which was released and became a real hit in Italy in 2012, analysing the reasons for its popularity. In a more detailed investigation of the ostensibly simplistic song with no special content, the author explains its deep semiotic meaning and derivation from the most ancient layers of consciousness. The analysis points to the main factors that helped the song get fixed in the minds of the general public: children’s song form reminding of cumulative fairytales, counting-out rhymes and primitive ditties; the chain structure of the alternating text and video; imitations of animal sou...
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free text keywords: counting-out rhymes, folklore, hits, mass culture, The Little Chick Cheep, lcsh:Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology, lcsh:GN301-674, Mass culture, Literature, business.industry, business, Folklore, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Art history
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