Classical Remixes, Classical Remix

A Listmania! list by Tristan Whalen (Texas)
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The list author says: "Looking for jazz, rock, big band, or other arrangements and remixes of timeless Classical pieces? Tracking them down is difficult, but I hope this list will serve as a starting point."
Wolfgang's Big Night Out
1.  Wolfgang's Big Night Out by Brian Setzer
The list author says:
  "Probably inspired in part by the popularity of the Nutcracker Suite on his Boogie Woogie Christmas album, Brian Setzer gives us an entire album of big band arrangements of classical pieces from the standard repertoire. Tons of fun, irresistible big band sound in perfect modern recording."
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Classic Meets Cuba
2.  Classic Meets Cuba by Klazz Brothers & Cuba Percussion
The list author says:
  "The most well-rounded entry in this series, some fun Cuban style mambo/salsa/etc arrangements of classical pieces. See also Mozart Meets Cuba, Symphonic Salsa."
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The Best Of Walter Murphy: A Fifth Of Beethoven
3.  The Best Of Walter Murphy: A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy
The list author says:
  "A Fifth of Beethoven topped the charts in the 70s. Aside from this famous disco arrangement of Beethoven's 5th symphony, Walter Murphy wrote several other disco remixes of the classics which form more than half of this CD. Especially fun is "Toccata and Funk in D Minor," don't miss it."
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Bach in Havana
4.  Bach in Havana by Tiempo Libre
The list author says:
  "Title says it all."
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Three Suites
5.  Three Suites by Duke Ellington
The list author says:
  "Here are jazz arrangements of the Nutcracker Suite and the Peer Gynt Suite by the man who made Take the A Train famous."
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Sabre Dance
6.  Sabre Dance by Dave Edmunds
The list author says:
  "Dave Edmunds arranged Sabre Dance, Farandole (also called March of Kings, by Bizet), and the first movement of Mozart's 40th symphony for electric guitar. "Hand Picked: Musical Fantasies" has Sabre Dance and Mozart's 40th. Farandole is harder to find, it is on "The Collection"."
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Beethoven's Last Night
7.  Beethoven's Last Night by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
The list author says:
  "Classical remixes occur on every Trans-Siberian orchestra album thus far. This one begins with an awesome medley of Beethoven hits (track 1 "overture") and features a complete rock arrangement of the overture to Mozart's Marriage of Figaro. Also: 2nd mvmt of Beethoven's 9th ("Beethoven"), Mozart's Requiem Sequence No.5 ("The Fifth"), and a medley in “A Last Illusion”"
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Beethoven Wrote It...But It Swings
8.  Beethoven Wrote It...But It Swings by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Various swing arrangements of famous classical pieces. An excellent and brilliant compilation featuring the original big band artists."
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David Garrett
9.  David Garrett by David Garrett
The list author says:
  "If you want classical remixes, take a look at the track list of all albums featuring the classically trained violinist David Garrett. There's usually at least one, and they're all excellent."
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Swingin for the Fences
10.  Swingin for the Fences by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
The list author says:
  "On here you'll find a really awesome big band arrangement of Bach's Invention No. 4. On another of their albums you'll find Mozart's 40th symphony, 1st movement, in a very cool Moon River-esque arrangement."
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A Memorial
11.  A Memorial by Glenn Miller
The list author says:
  "Glenn Miller arranged Verdi's Anvil Chorus, as well as Dvorak's famous Humoresque (find it on the Glenn Miller Story Vol.1-2) and Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata (find it on "Original Film Sound Tracks Volume 1" - not to be confused with the easy to find Moonlight Serenade)."
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Christmas Go Tell It!
12.  Christmas Go Tell It! by Phillip Keveren
The list author says:
  "An excellent instrumental Christmas album. The style is classical orchestra and rock band, and the arrangements range from powerful and dramatic to tender and peaceful. If you like Trans-Siberian Orchestra's most famous (instrumental) pieces, this is a must for you."
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The Jethro Tull Christmas Album
13.  The Jethro Tull Christmas Album by Jethro Tull
The list author says:
  "You'll find a cool jazzy arrangement of Bach's little guitar work "Bourree" on here, as well as Pavane by Gabriel Faure."
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Handel's Messiah Rocks
14.  Handel's Messiah Rocks by Joyful Noise
The list author says:
  "If you can handle it, this is a full modern remix of the Christmas and Easter standard: Handel's Messiah. The only instrumental track is the first, the overture, which includes the melody of the famous Hallelujah chorus."
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Classics
15.  Classics by Waldo De Los Rios
The list author says:
  "Some fun arrangements of classics, mainly additions of percussion and changes in tempo."
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Rock the Bach
16.  Rock the Bach by Danney Alkana
The list author says:
  "Danney Alkana does all the work here, and you'll find what may be the best and most informed arrangement of Beethoven's 5th, first movement."
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Shapes
17.  Shapes by Dominic Miller
The list author says:
  "Some smooth jazz and guitar arrangements are on here, and a great Moonlight Sonata 1st movement finishes the album."
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Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track
18.  Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track by David Shire
The list author says:
  "If you want a funky disco remix of Night on Bald Mountain, look no further than Night on Disco Mountain from the Saturday Night Fever movie soundtrack."
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Halloween
19.  Halloween by Mannheim Steamroller
The list author says:
  "This actually consists mostly of remixes of classical pieces associated with Halloween (in fact, four tracks are based on pieces also used in Disney's Fantasia). It's got more synthesized drums than Mannheim Steamroller's masterpiece Christmas albums, but it's still fun and spooky to listen to."
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