April 2013, "Samba de Roda"
X ("ts" sound)=Dobrão lightly touching the arame and cabaça is on your belly.
O ("dim" sound)=Dobrão is pressed into the arame and the cabaça is away from the belly.
Θ ("dom" sound)=Dobrão is away from the arame and the cabaça is away from the belly.
_ ("shake" sound)=Sound is created from a the single shake of the caixixi
This traditional toque is used in the roda de sambas within Salvador and the Reconcavo Baiano. The frantic pace does not let anyone stop. It's time to dance to the rhythm of the marking atabaque, pandeiro, agogo and berimbau.
Their sound is an avalanche on the rhythmic melody note Dom.