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Maracatu songs tend to be slow and plodding but very rhythmic, played with large alfaia drums, large metal gonguê bells, snare drums and shakers. Originating in Recife and Olinda in Pernambuco state in northeastern Brazil, Maracatu featyres two distinct performance genres: Maracatu de Nação (nation-style Maracatu) and Maracatu Rural (rural-style Maracatu). An important variant is found in and around Fortaleza, Ceará (called Maracatu Cearense), which uses triangles instead of gonguês, and surdos or zabumbas instead of alfaias.


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CAPOEIRA SONG - (by Alessandro D'Aloia)  Year: 2010
Alessandro D’Aloia (FEBRUARY 2012)
Winner of our Editor's Choice Award for February 2012, this song captures the heart and rhythm of Brazil in one earthy, fun song. Feel the pure essence of Brazilian dance, rhythm and singing!   Very special afro brazilian dance called Capoeira, so intense feeling played by a percussions ensemble, berimbao and claps, male voice singing a theme, and a choir. Perfect for commercial, documentary or movies. Male Vocals, Brazilian, Maracatu
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Brazilian, Maracatu  
621060 1:21 Med Slow 95   


MARACATU' - (by Alessandro D'Aloia)  Year: 2011
Alessandro D’Aloia Very special song, based upon a brazilian groove called Maracatu';the instrumental ensemble is made by: drums, percussions and flute, with a medium speed. Good for documentary, movie and jingle music producion. Instrumental, Brazilian, Maracatu
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Brazilian, Maracatu  
476179 2:38 Med Slow 95   


MACEIO - MARACATU' - (by Alessandro D'Aloia)  Year: 2011
Alessandro D’Aloia Very special song based upon an Afro Brazilian rythym called Maracatu', with percussions, drums, and flute instruments, very good for documentary, movie and commercial music. Instrumental, Brazilian, Maracatu
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Brazilian, Maracatu  
480905 2:10 Med Slow 98   

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