February 2013, "Angola"
X X Θ O _
tsts dom dim _(caixixi shake)
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
It's the traditional toque for capoeira Angola. It is used for the singing of ladainhas, chulas and corridos. Virtually all rodas begin with the Angola toque, which is run by gunga berimbau, and the médio inverting doing what some teachers call the São Bento Pequeno toque. Viola improvises and then enter the following instruments: pandeiros, agogo, reco-reco and atabaque.