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this is a poast about la folia (or la follia)
turns out that the famous main theme from last of the mohicans
is a variation on la folia de espagna, which i guess has been central to compositions for centuries
here, listen to corelli's incorporation of the theme in a violin concerto:
(stick around until at least 3:30-4:00 or so where it just blows up, but really i recommend listening on - the whole progression is just breathtaking)
gemiani and vivaldi also use the theme in their stuff
here's a dutch website (in english) that talks about the folia:
so this is my poast about la follia