Question: Where does the berimbau originate from?

The instrument originated in Sub-Saharan Africa before making its way to Brazil via the transatlantic slave trade. It became integral musical accompaniment for the Afro-Brazilian capoeira, which was in itself an art of liberation.

Is berimbau from Brazil?

Berimbau, Brazilian musical bow, made of wood, that is used primarily to accompany the martial art known as capoeira. When it is played, the berimbau is held in an upright position—usually in the left hand—with the open back of the gourd against the stomach. ...

Who invented berimbau?

But despite its simple appearance, the berimbau is actually quite rich with history and musical nuance. The instrument originated in Sub-Saharan Africa before making its way to Brazil via the transatlantic slave trade.

What is Brazilian country music?

Música sertaneja or Sertanejo is a term for Brazilian country music. It originally referred to music originating among Sertão and musica caipira. (Caipira music appeared in the state of São Paulo, and some the regions of Mato Grosso do Sul, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Paraná and Mato Grosso.

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