January 2013, "São Bento Grande de Angola"
XX O Θ Θ
tsts dim dom dom
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
"Sao Bento Grande de Angola" is a bit of an aggressive rhythm. It shows a high game with improved and objective strikes. A hard and fast game. Many masters introduce this beat during the "rodas de angola(circles of angola); to release the game.
Tis sound dim/dom/dom is made by three descending melodic motion, starting with an acute(high note); and heading to base(low note).