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Berimbau Toques

Berimbau Toques The most well known Capoeira toques are Angola, São Bento Pequeno and São Bento Grande. Here I go through those and various others that I have learned. Our group has its own official toques when it comes to the roda, click here for more information. The notation is…

13th of November 2015

13 November 2015 Today is the aniversary of Mestre Pastinha’s death, 13/11/1981. A version of a documentary with subtitles has recently been posted on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_90xDdqArz8 (07 Feb 2016, looks like they removed it). Here’s the original without subtitles It’s also Felix’s birthday, so there was a roda to celebrate…