Ariel Sharon's sons have been playing Mozart and Israeli folk tunes by their ailing father's bedside, hoping he'll show some reaction, however faint.
Music can be an effective tool in stirring patients who've undergone traumas such as the Israeli leader's stroke, some experts say.
&to=http://english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/366/16710_Sharon.html' target=_blank>Sharon, who suffered a massive stroke last Wednesday, is known to be a lover of classical music. His sons, Omri and Gilad, have been playing it for him at the behest of doctors, said Ron Krumer, an official at Hadassah hospital.
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