That's not true for all classical remixes. William Orbit's version of Barber's Adagio for Strings is one of my favourite dance tracks. (although not the Tiesto remix).
If you like Satie's Gymnopedies, then I also recommend his Gnossienes and Faure's Pavane.
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tQ36TFvNoM (this recording played by Faure. Many modern recordings are at a slower tempo, such as this short orchestral version from the Berliner Philhamoniker conducted by Simon Rattle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhiVuIRw4tM)
Max Richter also brilliantly "recomposed" Vivaldi a few years ago, turning his Four Seasons into something like a modern work.
Paul Nasca gives a brief overview of the algorithm here:
Work strangely well.
AFAIK might work well with any HN story
How did mankind survive before SoundCloud? Experiments like this music would probably have been a hard sell in those dark ages (except when you're John Cage).