Classical music used in rock songs

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How about a thread on classical music used in rock songs whether note for note or "based on" and whether snippets or an entire piece.

The intro to Diamond Head's Am I Evil? is based on Gustav Holst's The Planets Opus 32 Mars The Bringer of War. I hear what was used only in about the first minute or so then later on the bit used by Diamond Head is briefly repeated again ...

 

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The Electric Light Orchestra version of "Roll Over Beethoven" by has parts of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony as the Intro and Outro.

 
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Muse - United States of Eurasia (+Collateral Damage)



Featuring from around 3.43 a slightly altered Nocturne In E-Flat Major, Op.9 No.2 by Chopin.
 

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^^^ Listening to that now. Very pretty! And Tray I love United States of Eurasia it was one of THE best tracks from The Resistance in my humble opinion. :)

Does this count?

The Doors ~ Adagio In G Minor (Tomaso Albinoni)
 

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^^yes that does count, ILJP.


Epica cover of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Memory"


Nightwish cover of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera"



I cant find a YT vid but Queensryche covered Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Heaven on Their Minds"
 

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