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Surdo

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The heartbeat of the band. There are two main Surdos and two smaller surdos.

Repanique
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To say it, it sounds like ‘He-pan-eeke’  It is used to fill in the gaps and often by the band leader.

Caixa - Snare drum
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The snare drum give the moving feel to the samba sound

Tamborim
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A hard, snappy sound. The tamborim players get some great rhythm patterns to play.

Double Agogos
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They play simple tunes to add  more life and movement into the overall sound.

Ganza
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Otherwise known as Shakies. They are the musical glue, they hold the sound together.

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