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22nd May '17 2:48:26 AM BlackSwan81
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* Portuguese gothic metal band Moonspell's "Tired" from ''The Butterfly Effect'' contains a sample of Mozart's Requiem at the beginning of the track.
28th Apr '17 9:47:49 PM runeprana
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* Japanese alt-rock band BIGMAMA have a couple of EP's ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin appropriately titled]] ''Roclassick'' and ''Roclassick 2'') specifically devoted to this, the singles from which were "Swan Song" (Tchaikovsky's ''Swan Lake''), "Keisandakai Cinderella" (Pachelbel's ''Canon in D''), and "Koukyoukyoku 'Shinsekai'" (Dvořák's ''Symphony no. 9''), the latter of which eventually got a souped-up remix with even more orchestral elements.

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* Japanese alt-rock band BIGMAMA have a couple of EP's ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin appropriately titled]] (appropriately titled ''Roclassick'' and ''Roclassick 2'') specifically devoted to doing this, the singles from which were "Swan Song" (Tchaikovsky's ''Swan Lake''), "Keisandakai Cinderella" (Pachelbel's ''Canon in D''), and "Koukyoukyoku 'Shinsekai'" (Dvořák's totaling ''fourteen songs''. [[note]]The pieces sampled include:
** Vivaldi's ''Spring'' ("Hashire Eros")
** Beethoven's
''Symphony no. 9''), 5'' ("Niji o Tabeta Iris"), ''Für Elise'' ("Tereize no Tameiki"), and ''Symphony no. 9'' ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "No. 9"]])
** Bach's ''Toccata and Fugue in D Minor'' ("Eiyuu o Daite Maria wa Nemuru")
** Katchaturian's "Sabre Dance" ("Tsurugi ga nai")
** Dvořák's ''Symphony no. 9'' ("Koukyoukyoku 'Shinsekai'")
** Pachelbel's ''Canon in D'' ("Keisandakai Cinderella")
** Brahms's ''Hungarian Dances'' ("Animanimus")
** Tchaikovsky's ''Swan Lake'' ("Swan Song")
** Satie's "Gymnopédie no. 1" ("Royalize")
** Grieg's "In The Hall of
the latter of which eventually got a souped-up remix with even more orchestral elements. Mountain King" ("Perfect Gray")
** Elgar's ''Pomp and Circumstance'' ("bambino bambina")
** Debussy's "Clair de Lune" ("Moonlight"). Whew![[/note]]
27th Apr '17 9:14:24 PM runeprana
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* Japanese alt-rock band BIGMAMA have a couple of EP's ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin appropriately titled]] ''Roclassick'' and ''Roclassick 2'') specifically devoted to this, the singles from which were "Swan Song" (Tchaikovsky's ''Swan Lake''), "Keisandakai Cinderella" (Pachelbel's ''Canon in D''), and "Koukyoukyoku 'Shinsekai'" (Dvořák's ''Symphony no. 9''), the latter of which eventually got a souped-up remix with even more orchestral elements.
1st Apr '17 1:37:09 PM Jeduthun
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Not to be confused with RockMeAsmodeus. Nor with Music/WolfgangAmadeusMozart, although his music is likely to show up. See also PublicDomainSoundtrack.

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Not to be confused with RockMeAsmodeus. Nor with Music/WolfgangAmadeusMozart, although his music is likely to show up. See also PublicDomainSoundtrack.
PublicDomainSoundtrack. Compare and contrast ClassicalMusicIsBoring.
26th Feb '17 3:07:58 PM nombretomado
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* A trademark of Music/ThePianoGuys, who combine classical motifs with the contemporary. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDsfou6UfjU Their version of "Mission Impossible"]] with Music/LindseyStirling features a bit of Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 16 ([[UncommonTime performed in 5/4 time]] in a minor key), [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ_fkw5j-t0 "Beethoven's Five Secrets"]] mixes elements of Beethoven's Symphony 5 into One Republic's "Secrets", and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCaH-qqTWpk "Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends"]] combines Chopin's Prelude Opus 28 with "Oogway Ascends" from ''KungFuPanda''.

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* A trademark of Music/ThePianoGuys, who combine classical motifs with the contemporary. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDsfou6UfjU Their version of "Mission Impossible"]] with Music/LindseyStirling features a bit of Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 16 ([[UncommonTime performed in 5/4 time]] in a minor key), [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ_fkw5j-t0 "Beethoven's Five Secrets"]] mixes elements of Beethoven's Symphony 5 into One Republic's "Secrets", and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCaH-qqTWpk "Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends"]] combines Chopin's Prelude Opus 28 with "Oogway Ascends" from ''KungFuPanda''.''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''.
21st Feb '17 10:29:48 PM gewunomox
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* The first bars of Bach's Prelude & Fugue No. 2 are done as an appropriately trite intro on harpsichord on TheKinks' "Session Man".

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* The first bars of Bach's Prelude & Fugue No. 2 are done as an appropriately trite intro on harpsichord on TheKinks' Music/TheKinks' "Session Man".
30th Jan '17 12:43:08 PM KeithM
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* 2Cellos frequently have classical music introductions and interludes in their versions of modern rock songs, such as having the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVH1Y15omgE William Tell Overture segue into Iron Maiden's "The Trooper"]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT3SBzmDxGk Vivaldi's "Cello Sonata #5" become AC/DC's "Thunderstruck"]].
26th Dec '16 8:00:57 PM Ruukasu
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* Italian death metal band Music/FleshgodApocalypse uses part of Mozart's ''Symphony No. 40'' as the main theme to their track "The Violation".
5th Dec '16 6:36:51 AM 59Efra
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* Music/RobbieWilliams samples Prokofiev's ''Montagues and Capulets'' in ''Party Like a Russian''.
26th Nov '16 1:08:31 PM ValarHodoris
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** The subject of the fugue appears briefly in "The Greatest Show On Earth" by Music/{{Nightwish}}.
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