Library and Documentation - Bateria

Escola de Capoeira Grupo Senzala uses its own organization on drums. For official events there are two options developed by Mestre Elias. For informal rodas it is possible to use a third composition.

: Official Events

In official events the Bateria is composed, in this order, with the atabaque at the left side of the Bateria, by:

1 Agogô;
1 Pandeiro;
1 Berimbau Médio;
1 Berimbau Gunga;
1 Berimbau Viola;
1 Pandeiro;
1 Atabaque;

: Official Events with one Berimbau

With only one berimbau, Mestre Elias uses the Capoeira Regional´s sequency. The Bateria should be composed, in that order, by:

1 Pandeiro;
1 Berimbau Médio;
1 Pandeiro;

: Informal Rodas

In informal events such as rodas in the gym, the battery can be composed by one of the official formations described below in this order:

1 Pandeiro;
2 Berimbaus;
1 Atabaque;