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"Mambo de Chocobo" is the chocobo theme in Final Fantasy V, based on the recurring chocobo melody that has become one of the most recognizable themes from the Final Fantasy series. It was composed by Nobuo Uematsu.
Dissidia Final Fantasy (2015)Edit
The track is available as battle music. It is the original track from the SNES game, obtained from Theatrhythm Final Fantasy event in July 2017.
"Mambo de Chocobo" appears as a Field Music Sequence purchasable for one sound medal.
Arrangement album appearancesEdit
A piano arrangement of "Mambo de Chocobo" is included on the album. An official sheet music book for this album was also released, which includes the score for "Mambo de Chocobo". The original release included a hard-cover piano score containing the entire contents of the album, but in subsequent releases the two have been published separately.
A remix of "Mambo de Chocobo" by DJ duo Ante is included on the album.
Compilation album appearancesEdit
Music from FFV and FFVI Video Games was included as a bonus CD with Final Fantasy Anthology (the Greatest Hits version doesn't have it). It contains a selection of tracks with different title names than on the official soundtrack. It has ten tracks from Final Fantasy V.
Final Fantasy Finest Box is a promotional compilation set containing the soundtracks from Final Fantasy IV, Final Fantasy V and Final Fantasy VI. Final Fantasy V discs include the same tracks as on its OST. The music differs somewhat from the originals due to arrangement by the TOSE team and sound programming to meet the Game Boy Advance's specifications.
Final Fantasy V Mambo de Chocobo is a mini album that contains the game's chocobo theme, some previously unreleased tracks, and a remix called "Final Fantasy Megamix", which contains portions from "Ahead on Our Way," "The Prelude", "Mambo de Chocobo", "Victory Fanfare" and "Final Fantasy".
The chocobo theme naming scheme states the musical style in which the theme is arranged followed by the French/Spanish/Portuguese preposition de, "of", and ending with "Chocobo". Mambo is a musical genre and dance style developed in Cuba.