Exeter School of Samba

Make Yourself Heard

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Lead drum. Plays the calls for Bateria to respond to.

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Chocalho

Shaker with pairs of metal jingles.
Either metal or wooden frame.

 

Commonly 2 bells (high and low) but can have 3 or 4 bells.

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Primeira (1st) has the lowest pitch. 
Segunda (2nd) is slightly higher pitch. 
Terceira (3rd-highest) plays complex patterns.

Tamborims

Small hand held drum.
Played multi pronged beater.

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Snare drum, comes in various sizes.
Tarol is 10cm deep. Caixa de Guerra is 20cm deep.