This first volume is focused on percussion instruments and contains a group of instruments used in the musical environment of choro, samba, and subgenres. The APP presents a series of instruments, their essential rhythmic patterns and their applications in different styles and instrument sets. The following instruments are studied in this volume: pandeiro, tamborim, agogô, ganzá, prato e faca, cuíca, rebolo, repique de anel, repique de mão, repenique, caixa, tantã, palmas, berimbau, surdo, reco- reco de mola, reco-reco de bambu, atabaque, and frigideira. Each instrument is introduced both separately and as a group, providing to students a greater understanding of the language and polyphonies used in the playing of samba, samba de partido alto, samba de roda, samba chula, samba batucada, choro, and maxixe. With more than a hundred videos, scores, historical information, techniques, curiosities, and tips, this material intends to be one more source of information for the studying and learning of the Brazilian music.

Downloading The APP FREE version you will have access to a small part of the material. We will provide information and musical scores of such instruments as prato e faca, ganzá e tamborim. We will also provide the number 1 videos of the pandeiro choro, partido alto, tamborim, rebolo, repique de anel and the berimbau.

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