The Bolero, Zelda, and Mario

The Bolero is a form of music of Latin origin.

Maurice Ravel's aptly titled Bolero is probably the most famous piece in the form:

But you, gamer, probably first heard thanks to Koji Kondo, when Sheik taught you the Bolero of Fire in Ocarina of Time:

More recently, Mahito Yokota unleashed the bolero in Super Mario Galaxy's Battlerock Galaxy, one of the game's many memorable tracks:


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