Capoeira Song Compendium Version A compendium of the most widely sung Capoeira songs with their English translations. Plus a guide on Brazilian. This songbook represents just a small sample of the music of capoeira angola. It is not meant to be exhaustive, as there are hundreds of songs in capoeira and. Pequeno Cancioneiro de Capoeira Angola: Hands-down the most comprehensive songbook I’ve found thusfar for capoeira angola. 83 pages.

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Since songs are known by different names the best thing to do if you are unable to find a particular song is to use the capoeiea tool. Some even have sound clips so that you can listen to the melodies. Be more involved in capoeira as a whole Finally, I hope I have been able to provide some help on your Capoeira music adventure.

However only a small fraction of these are commonly sung in a roda, have a significant message, or a beautiful melody. Made with by Graphene Themes. Please send us a message to let us know and we’ll try our best to help you find it or add it to the site.

A little bit about me: Finally, I hope I have been able to provide some help on your Capoeira music songbbook. As I continue to grow, I will continue to enrich the content of this site. This site represents my journey through the capoeira world.

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Credit is given to songwriters were credit is due and if no credit is mentioned it is because the original songwriter is unknown. Jogo de dentro, jogo …. Pandeiro Start with the simple rhythm — rim-center-rim- capoekra — and work up in complexity.


Toggle navigation Portuguese for Capoeiristas Portuguese lessons based on capoeira songs. The goal of this site to focus on those popular and quality songs by providing quality over quantity.

In his lyrics, Mestre Felipe transmits a little of the purity of capoeira from a time when it was learned on the streets, before the tourism industry commercialized the art. I had heard that capoeira songs represented an important oral tradition, that they were a treasure trove of historical knowledge, philosophy, and wisdom.

Parts of the Body — Quiz 2 Word focus: All the music on this site were composed by various songwriters or are generally part of the capoeira music archives.

There are several ways to string a berimbau. I feel in capoeira everyone needs to find their place, their entry point to be completely engulfed in its world.

When you hit the rim, use the side of your thumb, as though you were flicking something off of your hand. Having trouble finding a song? Feel free to donate what you can to help keep the site running.


The people who are against it say that Portuguese is the traditional language of capoeira songs and we should preserve that tradition. There are literally thousands of Capoeira songvook out songbook.

Take a look… then get out there and sing in the roda! They argue that the individual should change in order to learn capoeira, not change capoeira in order to …. Capoeira Music Jun Users can easily submit songs to be added to the site.

If you have trouble staying on beat, follow the rest of the atabaque, the pandeiro, and the reco-reco.


You can also make use of the various categories to locate the right song for you. Log in with Facebook. Pequeno Cancioneiro de Capoeira Angola: Through capoeira music you can….

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One way involves placing your sonvbook against the middle of the verga, putting weight on it while pulling back on …. If there is a song you would like to see on the site just leave a comment.

Nego cortou cana eh Nego cortou cana ah Nego cortou cana eh Nego cortou cana ah Nego cortou tanta This will help you get an idea of how the song goes. For me that place is music, and I find that I learn more and more about the art through this medium. Song of the Week. But when I started looking up lyrics and their translations, I was somewhat disappointed. Capoeiristas fall into two camps when it comes to singing capoeira songs in other languages.

This is because everyone sings these songs to some degree of variation. When I first got into capoeira, I excitedly looked forward to learning the music. Do You Know This Song? Create a group for your capoeira school and share music among members. Keep track of the songs you know or learning by adding them to your favorites.

Listen especially for the vowels, and just do the best you can! This site is really a tribute to my own Capoeira journey.