Ostin Allegro's Pop Meets the Classics


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  1. Whose 2nd Piano Concerto is the basis of Eric Carmen's 1976 hit "All by Myself"?


  2. Whose opera provided the tune for the song "Stranger in Paradise". A big hit in 1955?


  3. Which French composer's 3rd Symphony was the inspiration for "If I had Words" in 1978?


  4. Whose Minuet in G became a Lovers Concerto in 1965?


  5. Whose Minuetto Allegretto was borrowed by The Wombles in 1974?


  6. Who had a hit with a tune borrowed from the Russian composer Prokofiev in 1985-6?


  7. Who had a hit with a tune from Tchaikowsky's Nutcracker Suite in 1962 and 1972?


  8. In which year was "Mozart 40" a hit for Sovereign Collection?


  9. On which Beethoven Sonata is the song "More Than Love" based?


10. How many times has Ponchielli's "Dance of the Hours" been the subject of a hit single?


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