Almost as popular as the plumber/hero himself, the Mario theme is one that people who don't even play the games know by heart. It can be performed in all kinds of ways,. as you'll see in these videos.
With the Game
Violinist Teppei Okada plays the Mario theme AND the sound effects as the game is being played!
Toronto jazz singer Ori Dagan performs a medley from several Mario games.
Hikakin does the whole thing with his mouth.
With a Remote Control Car
On a Tesla Coil
On Two Guitars
Performed by guitarist Zach Kim .
Jean Baudin plays Mario on an 11-string bass.
See also The Late Movies: Tetris Theme