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After stroke, man says James Bond 007 theme makes him ecstatic

TORONTO, July 31 (UPI) -- A Toronto man who suffered a stroke months ago has been left with jumbled senses that trigger ecstasy when he hears the James Bond "007" theme, his doctor says.

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Today is Saturday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2005 with 70 to follow.
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'Together' -- one sweet Mandarin film

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) -- "Together" is an optimistic little Mandarin language film about the Westernization of the Chinese soul from the director of the 1993 hit "Farewell, My Concubine
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Book of the Week: 'Chopin's Funeral'

SAN DIEGO, March 25 (UPI) -- In this biography of Frederic Chopin, "Chopin's Funeral," Benita Eisler manages to convey not only a portrait of the life of the famous composer, but also of th
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Franz Liszt (Hungarian: Ferencz Liszt, in modern use Ferenc Liszt, from 1859 to 1867 officially Franz Ritter von Liszt) (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist and teacher.

Liszt became renowned throughout Europe during the 19th century for his great skill as a performer. He was said by his contemporaries to have been the most technically advanced pianist of his age and perhaps the greatest pianist of all time. He was also an important and influential composer, a notable piano teacher, a conductor who contributed significantly to the modern development of the art, and a benefactor to other composers and performers, notably Richard Wagner, Hector Berlioz, Camille Saint-Saëns, Edvard Grieg and Alexander Borodin.

As a composer, Liszt was one of the most prominent representatives of the "Neudeutsche Schule" ("New German School"). He left behind an extensive and diverse body of work, in which he influenced his forward-looking contemporaries and anticipated some 20th-century ideas and trends. Some of his most notable contributions were the invention of the symphonic poem, developing the concept of thematic transformation as part of his experiments in musical form and making radical departures in harmony.

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