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Students dance maculélé in a circle, using their sticks to keep rhythm along with the drums.
Students in Professora Amazonas’ children’s class dancing maculélé, an Afro-Brazilian dance form closely related to capoeira.
Practicing Maculélé with Machetes
When training, students playing maculélé break from the circle to practice their dance/combat in pairs.
Student dancing with plastic machetes, practicing the Afro-Brazilian dance/combat form of maculélé
Like the capoeira roda, maculélé is played in a circle that includes the dancers/players and the batería or drummers.
Students practice maculélé, an Afro-Brazilian dance form closely related to capoeira in Professora Amazonas’ children’s capoeira class.
Maculélé - Agogô
Youth student of Professora Amazonas playing the agogô for students practicing maculélé.
Maculélé - Drum
Youth student of Professora Amazonas playing the drum patterns for students practicing the maculélé movements.
Like capoeira, maculélé is an Afro-Brazilian dance form that disguises combat. Unlike capoeira, maculélé utilizes sticks and machetes in the combat play.
Batería - Maculélé
In Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira, all students learn, study and play the musical instruments featured in the variety of forms taught and practiced in classes and training.
Like capoeira, maculélé is danced in a circle. It also utilizes a similar arrangement in the batería.
Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira Children’s Class - Maculélé
Professora Amazonas students dancing maculélé, an Afro-Brazilian dance form. This movement in the dance is a collective tribute to the ancestors.
Maculélé - Machete
Similar to capoeira, maculélé is a martial arts and dance combination, which uses sticks and machetes to not only fight, but also keep the rhythm. Students in Professora Amazonas’ class use plastic machetes to learn, practice and play.
Children’s Class - Maculélé
Students preparing to dance maculélé, an Afro-Brazilian dance form closely related to capoeira in Professora Amazonas’ children’s capoeira class.
Student preparing to dance maculélé, an Afro-Brazilian dance form closely related to capoeira. The history maculélé is closely related to honoring the workers of the sugarcane plantations of Brazil, with the movements of the dance reflecting the…
Mestre Zumbi & Grupo Senzala de Capoeira - Maculelê - Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018
Maculelê is an Afro-Brazilian art form that is part of the practice of capoeira. Maculelê can be practiced with either machetes or sticks, which when struck together become a part of the rhythm and music.
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The strikes of sticks and machetes in the Maculelê dance match the rhythms of the drums.
Fighting with Machetes
Ryan Wilson of Capoeira Senzala performs the Afro-Brazilian Maculelê with machetes.
Dancing before the Drum - Maculelê
Capoeira Senzala shares the Afro-Brazilian tradition of Maculelê in Highland Park, NJ as part of the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018.
Sapulha Senzala of Capoeira Senzala playing pandeiro during the Maculelê segment of the group’s performance in the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series in July 2018.
Capoeira Senzala - Maculelê
Members of Capoeira Senzala perform the dance and music of the Afro-Brazilian Maculelê tradition at the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018 in Highland Park, NJ. The sticks are struck together in rhythm with the drums.
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