Tag Archive | "ANGOLA"

Nuba wrestling

African combat games can be categorized into the following: wrestling, hand fighting, kicking, headbutting and weaponary. So we are going to start of with Nubian Wrestling, a close range fighting system. Nubian wrestling is considered one of, if not the oldest martial arts recorded in history. [...more]

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CAPOEIRA- AN EVOLVING MARTIAL ART

Was Capoeira influenced by other martial arts? how was it developed? how has it evolved? and where will it go? These are questions that have not really been fully answered, and may never be. However, I have found it interesting to research the POSSIBILITIES of various influences that Capoeira may have been subjected to. [...more]

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Berimbau Rhythms- Apanha laranja no chao tico tico

Apanha laranja no chao tico tico VERBAL ANNOTATION: TICH TICH DOM DOM DOM DOM, TICH TICH DOM DOM DOM DIM TICH TICH DIM DIM DIM DIM, TICH TICH DIM DIM DIM DOM This rhythm can be vastly varied and is very similar to SANTA MARIA in the regional section. However this is more of an […] [...more]

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Berimbau Rhythms- Barravento

BARRAVENTO VERBAL ANNOTATION: DOM DOM NNN (The NNN is when the pedra or dobrao is pressed against the wire but the vaqueta itself does not hit, it is in the act of pressing the dobrao on the wire that makes a note). Barravento is the state just before a candomble follower will be taken over […] [...more]

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Berimbau Rhythms- Sao Bento Grande de Angola

THE TOQUE DE SAO BENTO GRANDE DE ANGOLA VERBAL ANNOTATION: TICH TICH, DIM, DOM, DOM The rhythm of sao bento grande is the most commonly used toque in the world. It is used in most contemporary rodas and also played on the viola in traditional angola rodas. It is NOT a traditional regional rhythm, and […] [...more]

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Berimbau Rhythms- Sao Bento Pequeno

TOQUE DE SAO BENTO PEQUENO VERBAL ANNOTATION: TICH TICH, DIM, DOM, SHAKE This is a rhythm that is usually played as an accomplice to the other three berimbaus in the angola orchestra. It is usually played on the medio berimbau and used to compliment the sounds. It helps maintain the rhythm but also plays with […] [...more]

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Berimbau Rhythms- Angola

TOQUE DE ANGOLA VERBAL ANNOTATION: TICH TICH, DOM, DIM, SHAKE The ‘toque de angola’ is one of the most common played toques. Just a couple of things to note: 1. when you have your dobrao or pedra pressed on the arame make sure that when you take it off you simultaneously hit the bottom note […] [...more]

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CAPOEIRA ANGOLA- An Overview

CAPOEIRA ANGOLA:BERIMBAU TOQUES (RHYTHMS):ANGOLA, SÃO BENTO PEQUENO, SÃO BENTO GRANDE, IUNA, CAVALARIA, BANGUELA, JOGO DE DENTRO, AMAZONAS [...more]

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