Where did the word?

word "music fan" came into Russian from Greek."Melos" means "music", but "man" - this is the Slavic root.If you add both roots together, it turns out that a music lover - a man, which attracts music.The concept of this came in the Russian language relatively recently, when the first recording, and accordingly, the opportunity to collect them.Initially they called music lovers just passionate collectors and vinyl gramophone records, tapes and cassettes.

Does every music lover - a music lover?

People who hardly removed from the ear headphones are quite common.However, not all of them can be considered music lovers.For some, music is just background, they need a certain level of noise.Without it, they feel at ease.Most
of these amateur background not know a single group from the other, they do not care what is written in their player.To the music they are indifferent, so music lovers and not.

whether animal is omnivorous music fan?

Audiophiles, like other people than any strong passion, not omnivores.Among them are generalists, equally well versed in the classics and the directions of "heavy metal".But most of the music fan prefers one or several areas - for example, classical and folk, and rock classics of the last century, folk and metal.There are fans of one style, who know everything about him, and about other areas have only a general idea.

it good to be a music lover?

Any strong passion has its positive and negative sides.I listen to anything-rounder easy to converge with people in any company is welcome, as is well versed in musical directions.Collections of true music lovers to help manufacturers to create a series of disks - for example, in Soviet times for large series of records of Vladimir Vysotsky was used a collection of well-known Leningrad collector M. Krzhanovskogo.

Audiophiles participate in radio programs devoted to the history of a musical direction.Interesting collection of records can become the basis for the museum.However, it also happens that a man fascinated by the music much, just do not see anything else.His whole life is limited records search that sometimes turns into a monoid.It may eventually pass, but may remain for life.Heal this man can not be, especially if he is an adult.Adolescents try to show that in the world there are many interesting things that will make his life more pleasant, but it does not hurt passion for music.