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All by Myself” by Eric Carmen / Piano Concerto No. 2 by Rachmaninov 

The slow movement from Rachmaninov's renowned piano concerto is cleverly used as the foundation for this iconic hit. Heavily chromatic, contrasted with expansive vocal intervals in the chorus. I remember hearing the Eric Carmen version as a kid sitting in the back of my dad's red escort with the “go faster” stripe. Looking back, I think my dad had aspirations to be in Starsky & Hutch...

https://www.readersdigest.co.uk/culture/music/10-songs-you-didnt-know-were-inspired-by-classical-music?amp=1

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