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"Ground Theme" (also known as the "Overworld" music from Super Mario Bros.) is a frequently ripped track and a minor meme on the SiIvaGunner channel.

Summary

"Ground Theme" (though most commonly and simply known as the "Super Mario Bros. theme"[1]) is the main theme of the cult classic game Super Mario Bros.[2] It was composed by Koji Kondo,[3] who would end up composing most of the sequels' soundtrack as well; as for most of its compositions, Kondo's idea behind it was to create a song that people could listen in loop without being tired of it. It plays during the overworld levels, which compose more than half of the levels in the game.

The track immediately became the main theme of the series and Mario's leitmotif, being rearranged and reused literally dozens of time for the numerous sequels and spin-off games of the Mario franchise, though usually only used for secret areas and nostalgia levels. Some of its more famous variations include the "Title Theme" of Super Mario 64, "Secret Course" in Super Mario Sunshine which is an a cappella rendition, a calm piano rendition played on the stage "Mushroomy Kingdom" in the Super Smash Bros. series, or the infamous "Do The Mario"[4] ending song from the The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!

The theme is arguably one the most famous video game melody of all time, known all around the world even by non-gamers. It is conversely one of the song with the most covers ever made. Although it was originally made with the Famicom 5 tracks chiptune set, the theme is nowadays commonly associated with saxophones, xylophones, and pianos.

Rips

See also: Category:Ground Theme and Category:Rips featuring Ground Theme

The first "Ground Theme" uploaded on both the GiIvaSunner channel and the new SiIvaGunner channel was "Overworld - Super Mario Bros.", a mashup with the "Do the Mario" song, respectively on February 28, 2016[5] and April 17, 2016. However, the name was eventually retconned to Super Mario Bros. Music - Ground Theme to make it look similar to the one uploaded on the true GilvaSunner channel (in the original spirit of bait-and-switch).

There are currently 13 high quality rips of "Ground Theme" on the channel (not counting the "Secret Course" rips), 9 of them being the original rendition in the SMB playlist, 1 of them being the "Title Screen" from SM64, 2 of them being the "Mushroomy Kingdom" version (1 for Super Smash Bros. Brawl and 1 for Super Smash Bros. 3DS), and finally a special cover in the "Mario Series for Guitar" playlist.

External links

References

  1. "Super Mario Bros. theme" on Wikipedia
  2. "Super Mario Bros." on Super Mario Wiki
  3. "Koji Kondo" on Super Mario Wiki
  4. "Do the Mario" on Super Mario WIki
  5. @GiIvaSunner on Twitter - February 28, 2016
Frequently Ripped Tracks
Donkey Kong: DK RapStickerbush Symphony
EarthBound / MOTHER: Humoresque of a Little Dog (Buy Somethin' Will Ya!) • MOTHER 3 Love ThemePollyannaSnowmanStrong One (Masked Man)Unfounded Revenge
Undertale: BonetrousleMegalovaniaYour Best Friend
Final Fantasy: Chocobo Theme
Kingdom Hearts: Dearly BelovedSimple and Clean
Jet Set Radio: Everybody Jump AroundHumming the Bassline
Kirby: Cabbage CavernGreen GreensGourmet RaceHere Come The Squeaks!Mt. DededePuzzle Room
Love Live! School idol festival: Natsuiro Egao de 1, 2, Jump!Snow halation
Mega Man: Flash Man StageWood Man Stage
Mii: Mii ChannelWii Shop Channel
Pokémon: An Unwavering HeartLavender TownTrainers' School
Sonic the Hedgehog: Back 2 BackChemical Plant ZoneE.G.G.M.A.N.Grand MetropolisGreen Hill ZoneIceCap Zone (Act 1)Live & LearnMystic MansionStardust Speedway Bad Future (JPN/PAL)Unknown from M.E.
Super Mario: Athletic Theme (World)Bob-omb BattlefieldDire, Dire DocksGrass LandGround Theme (Secret Course) • Hammer Bros. Theme"It's a me, Mario!"Koopa's RoadMerry-Go-RoundOverworld (Bros. 2)Overworld Theme (World)SliderStaff RollStarman (Metallic Mario) • Steam GardensUnderground
Mario spin-offs: Baby ParkBeware the Forest's MushroomsCoasterPlay a Mini-Game!The Grand FinaleWaluigi Pinball
The Legend of Zelda: Fairy's FountainGerudo Valley
Touhou: Bad Apple!!Beloved Tomboyish GirlFlowering NightHate not the Wind, Spring Blossoms ~ Eternal WindU.N. Owen Was Her?
Others: At Doom's GateBaka MitaiBLOODY STREAMCircusCity of ColorCorridors of TimeEmote: Dance MovesGadget RoomGO MY WAY!!Konga Conga Kappa (King Conga)Let's Practice!OverdrivePursuit ~ CorneredRedialTake You For A RideWe Are Number One
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General Characters: Wario Partners, LLP (Waluigi) • GenoSuper Mario/Gangsta MarioSpike
Events Super Mario Bros. 31st AnniversarySuper Mario Maker 3rd AnniversaryCoaster DayMAR10 DaySUPER GANGSTA BROS. MIXTAPE DayPaper Mario 20th AnniversarySuper Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury Release DayApril Fools' Day 2021
Albums Grand Dad 64SUPER GANGSTA BROS. MIXTAPE (PROD. HALTMANN WORK$$$)Paper Jams - A High-Quality Album ~ The First FoldPaper Jams - A High-Quality Album ~ The Stationery Sequel
Frequently ripped tracks Main series: Athletic Theme (World)Bob-omb BattlefieldDire, Dire DocksGrass LandGround Theme (Secret Course) • Hammer Bros. Theme"It's a me, Mario!"Koopa's RoadMerry-Go-RoundOverworld (Bros. 2)Overworld Theme (World)SliderStaff RollStarman (Metallic Mario) • Steam GardensUnderground
Spin-off series: Beware the Forest's MushroomsCoasterPlay a Mini-Game!The Grand FinaleWaluigi Pinball
Playlists
Main series Home console: Bros. (VS.) • Bros.: The Lost LevelsBros. 2 (Doki Doki Panic) • Bros. 3World64SunshineGalaxyNew Super Mario Bros. WiiGalaxy 2New Super Mario Bros. U (Deluxe) • 3D WorldMaker (3DS) • OdysseyMaker 2
Handheld: LandLand 2New Super Mario Bros.3D LandNew Super Mario Bros. 2Run
Remakes: All-Stars (25th Anniversary Edition) • Bros. Deluxe64 DS3D All-Stars
Arcade: Mario Bros.
Spin-offs
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General Memes: DK RapCoconut Gun
Characters: Donkey KongBluster KongCranky KongDiddy Kong
Frequently ripped tracks Stickerbush Symphony
Playlists
Main series Classic: Donkey KongJr. Math'94
Main series: Country (GBC)Country 2Country 364Country ReturnsCountry: Tropical Freeze
Spin-offs Mario vs.: Mini-Land Mayhem2: March of the Minis
Donkey Konga: Donkey Konga3
Diddy Kong Racing: Diddy Kong RacingDS

Other: DKTV
Crossovers Games: Tetris DSNintendo LandTetris 99
Super Smash Bros.: 64MeleeBrawlfor Wii U & 3DS
(3DSfor Wii U)Ultimate
Mario Kart: Super64Super CircuitDouble Dash!!DSWii78 (Deluxe)
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Events Tax Day 2018Tax Day 2019
Albums Video Game Music to Do Your Taxes To
Playlists
Main series Console: Yoshi's IslandStoryWoolly WorldCrafted World
Handheld: Touch & GoIsland DSNew Island
Spin-offs YoshiCookieSafari
Crossovers Tetris AttackTetris DS
Super Smash Bros.: 64MeleeBrawlfor Wii U & 3DS (3DSfor Wii U)Ultimate
Mario Kart: Super64Super CircuitDouble Dash!!DSWii78 (Deluxe)
Fake games Yoshi Commits Tax FraudKirby Does His Taxes
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General Characters: Wario Partners, LLP (Waluigi)
Frequently ripped tracks Waluigi Pinball
Playlists
Main series Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
Land: Super Mario Land 3Virtual BoyII34
Ware: Twisted!Touched!Smooth MovesSnapped!D.I.Y.
Platform: WorldMaster of Disguise
Puzzle: Wario's Woods (NESSNES)
Crossovers Blast: Featuring Bomberman!
Super Smash Bros.: Brawlfor Wii U & 3DS (3DSfor Wii U)Ultimate
Mario Kart: Super64Super CircuitDouble Dash!!DSWii78 (Deluxe) • Tour
Fake games Land 7Ware: Shove It Up Your Own Ass GameWario
Fan games Waluigi's TacostandPizza Tower
Kart: Super64Super CircuitDouble Dash!!DSWii78 (Deluxe) • Tour
Party: Mario Party2378910DSIsland TourSuper
RPGs: Super Mario RPGRabbids Kingdom Battle
Paper: Paper MarioThe Thousand-Year DoorSuperSticker StarColor SplashThe Origami King
& Luigi: Superstar Saga (DX) • Partners in TimeBowser's Inside Story (DX) • Dream TeamPaper Jam
& Sonic: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic GamesWinterLondon 2012Sochi 2014 WinterRio 2016
Sports: NES Open Tournament GolfGolfDance Dance Revolution Mario MixTennis: Power TourStrikers ChargedHoops 3 on 3Super SluggersSports Mix
Luigi's Mansion: Luigi's MansionDark Moon3
Unreleased: Super Mario 64DD
Other: Dr. MarioPaint • Mario is Missing! (SNES) • Hotel MarioPicrossMario no PhotopiSuper Princess PeachMario ClockMario Pinball LandSuper Mario Bros. 35
Related Super Mario Compact DiscoMario Series for Guitar
Crossovers Super Smash Bros.: 64MeleeBrawlfor Wii U & 3DS (3DSfor Wii U)Ultimate
Games: Tetris DSNintendo LandTetris 99
Fake games Super Guy FieriSuper Mario ▚D All-StarsSuper Mario Bros. ▚Pussy-Ass PartyPussy-Ass Party 2
Super Bros.: Bros.Hoops 3 on 3HotelKart DSLuigi: Superstar SagaNew Super Bros.New Super Bros. WiiPaintParty DSPinball LandSonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic GamesSuper 3D WorldSuper 64 DSSuper Bros.Super Bros. 3Super Land 2Super Mari 64Super M̸̌̊a̴͛̿█̸͌̑i̵̛͊█̷̾̓ 64Super █̴̧̀a̵̤̐r̷̙̋█̶̰̆o̶͚̚ GalaxySuper M̸̌̊a̴͛̿█̸͌̑i̵̛͊█̷̾̓ SunshineSuper OdysseySuper WorldSuper █████ 3D All StarsWario
Fan games 7 GRAND DADBS Super Mario WorldCTGP RevolutionDian Shi Ma LiGangster Bros. (Maker) • Grand Dad ManiaInvictusMari0Mario Forever (Remake) • Mario's Mystery MeatNew Super Mario Forever 2012Newer Super Mario Bros. DSNewer Super Mario Bros. WiiStoned MarioSuper Bernie WorldSuper Mario 63Super Mario FlashSuper Mario FlashbackSuper Mario World (Pirate)Super Yandere 64The King & I: Coming Out of Your ShellVLDC9
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