melomania


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mel·o·ma·ni·a

(mel'ō-mā'nē-ă),
An abnormal fascination with or devotion to music.
[L. melos, song + mania, frenzy]
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melomania

A uncommonly used term for:
1) The compulsion to sing; 
(2) An abnormal passion for music.
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Beginning with Wagner's concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk--the total work of art, which in this account is associated with music and what Rasula calls "melomania"--allows Rasula to limn a vast modernist canvas.
LINGFIELD: 2.10 Legend Falls, 2.40 Melomania (nap), 3.10 Ertlon, 3.40 White Plains.
CAROLINE HADDOW had a winner on her first ride when Melomania pulled off a 40-1 shock at Lingfield yesterday.
Caroline Haddow made her very first ride a winning one when partnering rank outsider Melomania to a length and a half success over Gadge in a division of the amateur riders' handicap, writes Graham Dench.