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This book focuses on the African roots of Brazilian music by providing the reader with an intimate glimpse of the sacred rhythms of the Afro-Brazilian religion of Candomblé, as well as fascinating explanations of their context.


INCLUDES:
>clear musical examples of the primary rhythms

>songs, with translations and/or meanings, for each rhythm

>stories and characteristics of the main deities, known as orishás

>correlations between Cuba and Brazil

>an explanation of the 'nations' of Candomblé

 - CANDOMBLÉ -

Kirk Brundage & Afro-Brazilian Percussion Guide