melomaniac


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melomaniac

A person with:
(1) A singing compulsion; 
(2) An abnormal passion for music.
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La Gaceta de Cali's melomaniac scribe, Alvaro Gartner, offers convincing assurance that in the face of the rock explosion ignited from the U.S.A., a more cautious and traditional stripe of North American young people settled for an alternative current of romanticism (Paul Anka, Trini Lopez, Jose Feliciano) and were taken by this trend in two different directions: Some were carried to the protest songs of Joan Baez and Bob Dylan, while others took the course leading to the sort of sentimental balladry devoid of any social commitment.
LT: In his Diccionario de jazz latino, Nat Chediak describes your pad as "the ideal haven for the sleepless melomaniac in New York." Is this a correct assessment?
TMW hosts a dedicated program for virtually every music genre, which has been compiled from artist applications by a team of local experts, including music business executives, organizers and melomaniacs. For a festival that's been drawing more international performers, TMW has received a record-breaking 1470 artist applications from all around the world and confirmed 237 artists from 33 countries to the line-up.
Throughout, the book connects the historical background of the instrument to a selection of "music novels" (14): The Challoners, Christian Thai, Howards End, Maurice, Maurice Guest, Melomaniacs, Pointed Roofs, A Room with a View, Sinister Street, and Zuleika Dobson.