György Ligeti's surreal opera Le Grand Macabre was the hit of the New York Philharmonic's 2009-2010 season, in a semi-staged production that featured Barbara Hannigan (left) as Gepopo and Anthony Roth Costanzo as Prince Go-Go. Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic hide caption

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Brad Lubman, the Wordless Music Orchestra, and Signal Ensemble play live on May 20, 2011 at New York's Society for Ethical Culture. Richie Clarke/courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Hercules had perfect abs. For that reason and a few others, this statue of him stands in Florence, Italy. iStock hide caption

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