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Abelha, a member of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira, singing in the batería during one of Professora Amazonas’ classes.

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The agogô is a set of bells used in the batería of capoeira and throughout the African diaspora.

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The berimbau is an African instrument that leads the batería in capoeira. It is considered a percussion instrument and consists of a wooden bow called verga (made from the wood of the beriba tree), a single metal string called arame, a hollow gourd…

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Pandeiro is one of the instruments used in the batería of capoeira. Like the other instruments used in the batería, the pandeiro is also of African origin.

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Cavalo, a member of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira, singing in the batería during one of Professora Amazonas’ classes.

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In Professora Amazonas classes, all students, including the children, study and learn the instruments of capoeira, from the drums to the berimbau, and play during the roda.

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Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira practicing the rhythms of capoeira on the agogô, pandeiro, and conga.

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Cavalo, a member of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira, plays pandeiro in the batería at Professora Amazonas’ class.

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Professora Amazonas plays and teaches drum patterns and songs in her adult capoeira class. Here, she is playing a conga drum which is often used to train, teach and demonstrate, but the traditional drum used in the roda is the atabaque, which is…

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Members of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira practicing the instruments, rhythms, and songs of capoeira. Humor and play are sprinkled throughout the classes, from the music to the physical training.

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Members of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira learning and studying the songs, rhythms, and music that are played in the batería in the capoeira roda.

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João Pequeno, a member of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira, singing in the batería during one of Professora Amazonas’ classes.

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The heartbeat of the music of capoeira revolves around the drums and the berimbau.

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A pandeiro is a hand-held frame drum used in the music of capoeira and other Brazilian musical genres such as samba, coco, chore and more.

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Members of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira studying and practicing the music, songs, and rhythms of samba.

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Members of Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira practice the songs of capoeira.

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Professora Amazonas sharing and practicing the songs of capoeira with her adult classes.

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The dobrão is a thick stone or coin used to play the berimbau. It is used to change the tension on the arame or string, in order to change the pitch and quality of the sound being played. The dobrão can also be called pedra (stone) or moeda (coin).
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