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The M. Paula Survilla Collection of World Instruments

Berimbau

Berimbau

The berimbau is an Afro-Brazilian instrument used as an instrument alone or in the martial arts performance of capoeira.

Jill Westen shows a student how to hold the berimbau

Also good for teaching rhythm in utero. World Wednesday, Winter 2014.

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