Pack: Berimbau by pgonsilva

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Berimbau is the portuguese name for the angolan instrument hungu. A berimbau is composed by:


- An arc made with flexible wood and tensed by a steel wire.


- A coin or a round shaped rock used to change the pitch and/or timbre of the note.


- A stick of wood or bamboo


- A gourd as a ressonator, attached to the arc by a cotton string.


- A light shaker named caxixi is often played using the right hand, the same that holds the stick, as the player strikes the wire.



  • Pack created on: Dec. 14, 2012, 11:14 a.m.
  • Number of sounds: 4
  • Number of downloads: 16

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This sound was obtained by striking the string with a bamboo stick very close to the cotton string that attaches ...

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February 3rd, 2013
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A berimbau note. No effects, no normalization, just recorded and trimmed. See another sounds in this pack.

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February 2nd, 2013
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This sound was obtained by picking the stick loosely between the fingers and hiting the string. No effects, no normalization, ...

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February 2nd, 2013
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    4 sounds