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Ravel's Boléro, the famous repetitive piece that builds to a full-orchestra climax, is the most famous example of a classical form, based on the Latin dance genre of the same name. TV Tropes, a website made entirely of rabbit holes, lists over 50 examples of this particular song structure, and we've collected as many as we can in a Spotify playlist.

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The New Yorker ran a story yesterday about the emotional experience of listening to a tinny version of Toto's "Africa" on YouTube. The popular video simulates the sound of hearing the pop song echoing through an empty shopping centre.

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Farewells are never easy. A little hole opens in your heart as you watch your past fly away on a jet plane. Whether you're glad to see it go or will miss the old days, this playlist helps you find the words to say goodbye.

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Folk metal is a distinctly unique genre, combining the harsh, aggressive sound of heavy metal with the homespun traditions of folk music. This week's playlist celebrates that fiery fusion.

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If you want to earn extra style points this upcoming Valentine's Day, the right soundtrack for the evening can help. You can find a playlist to go along with dinner somewhere else. Here, we have one for what comes after.

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Alright, so it isn't actually Thursday. But it's never a bad time to remember the rose-tinted days of just a few years ago. This playlist takes you back to the '80s, '90s and '00s.

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Though Australia is getting further into summer, winter has come in the US where, as the weather gets colder, staying indoors looks even more appealing than it normally does. Even so, you don't have to be cold to appreciate this playlist and chill out to classical music with a wintery theme.

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The first ever Star Wars movie without an episode number is finally out, and it's all about that first Death Star. You know, before Death Stars became boring. To commemorate the new movie, have a playlist of Darth Vader's favourite music.

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It's finally December, which means you probably have about 47 holiday parties already lined up. That's a lot to prepare for. Knock the playlist off the to-do list for all of them with this holiday collection.

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Without hearing a single note, you can probably hum the Super Mario Brothers or Legend of Zelda theme. Nintendo's games have a rich musical history, and this week's playlist rounds up some of the best renditions.

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Music and piracy have an intertwined relationship. As long as we've been recording songs, those outside the law have been broadcasting the signal to anyone who will listen. This playlist celebrates one of the earliest forms of music in a legal grey area: Pirate radio.

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In case you somehow haven't heard by now, US baseball team the Chicago Cubs won the World Series against all odds. Why are Americans going absolutely wild over this? Because it was the Cubs' first World Series win in 108 years. Even if you don't follow baseball, that's a great achievement. To celebrate, here's a playlist of the Cubs' postseason walk-up music.

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Halloween is right around the corner and that means it's time for Halloween parties. This week's playlist takes care of the music for you so you can put up more decorations and work on your costume.