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Piano, clarinet, violin and drums

Does anybody know a popular popsong that sound good with a piano, clarinet, violin and drums? I've already played 'Like I Can' from Sam Smith and I'm looking for something similar. 
If you know a song, please let me know. If you have the sheetmusic from it for a piano, clarinet and violin (I don't need it for the drums) then it would be totally awesome. Thank you in advance.

The Virtuoso Piano Discussion-Contest! (2)

As promised, albeit delayed, this is the second contest! I'm not calling the second "week" because I will extend the period to nearly two weeks because I will be away for a period of time, but nevertheless, the competition ensues. The contest is created as a personal quest to find challenging music (and still in the realms of playability) that is technically sound and/or emotionally charged, and also as a platform for virtuoso pianist/composers to show off their skill. Here are a few rules:

1. Instrument: Piano Solo only
2. Duration of piece: Maximum of 7 minutes
3. Style of piece that is allowed this week: Fugue and/or Toccata
4. Only one piece per person per style
5. Leave the link in the comment below
6. It cannot be a transcription (obviously).

The deadline of the contest will be on the 22/12, 1400 hours (GMT)

The songs submitted must be as hard/equal in difficulty to the songs below:

(Fugue)
Nightmare Scherzo (Piano Sonata no. 1 mov. 2) by Mason K. Ichida
https://musescore.com/masonishida/scores/4315251

(Toccata)
Toccata or "Rush Hour", from Cityscape, movement 1, by kenneth.r.t.
https://musescore.com/user/42138/scores/1637646

SCORES RATED ABOVE 4.5:
ChrisHill - Etude no. 4 in F-Sharp Minor, "Inflexion"
https://musescore.com/user/3766071/scores/5194907

Challenges of the "week" will be in the comment below, soon to be posted. I sincerely apologize for using my score as a challenge for the competition, however there seems to be a lack of hard original fugues that I think would be a good standard for the competition. I did comb through listening to a few pages worth of original fugues, and toccatas were even harder to find.

The winner of the previous week was ChrisHill, a hearty congratulations! For those who are able to obtain above 4.5 from me in this competition, his/her score will be posted as above for the next week. The score with the highest rating for the competition will win the competition!

About halfway through first movement, want some feedback

 As the title suggests, I am about halfway through the first movement of a  piece I am working on. More specifically, it is the piano sonata that I  am dedicating to Beethoven.

Here is the modulation sequence I plan to use for the development section:

C, Am, F, G, Em, Fm, Bb, Cm

I  have noticed within my own works, that even though technically Bb  doesn't have dominant function in Cm, I can still use it as a sort of  secondary dominant. Probably because it is the relative major of the  dominant of Cm.

Here is the link to what I have of the sonata so far. I was wondering if you could give me some feedback on it.

https://musescore.com/user/50070/scores/5344901