Here, we will introduce percussion that supports Brazilian music such as samba, bossa nova, choro.
In appearance, the shape is the same as tambourine, but different from general tambourines, it can be tuned, and two jingles are attached so as to face inside, so that the jingle sound is not so loud.
By connecting two cowbells with smaller diameters than ordinary cowbells and using cowbells with different pitches in combination, you can create a cheerful rhythm like Brazilian samba.
A great drum that is indispensable to samba, you can create a unique rhythm by holding the mallet in one hand and muting and controlling the head with the other hand.
The original is made of bamboo, but the type with a spring attached to a metal body has been widely used in recent years. The shape looks like a guiro, but the playing method is different.
Because the head is pasted on, at first glance you would expect to hit the head to make sound. But in fact, you rub the inside with a bamboo rod and a wet cloth, and it makes an animal-like cry.
The playing method is similar to Surdo, and it is played with thick and short sticks and the hands. The diameter is smaller than that of Surdo, and the pitch of the head is high.
It is mainly used in samba and is similar to snare drums and small drums. It features a thicker snappy than the snare drum, and a smaller number of wires.
The shape of the Brazilian percussion tambourine is the same as that of a general tambourine, but the playing method is different. The high pitched plastic head is played by tapping it with a special stick with 3 to 4 tip pieces.
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