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“Ritmo Embolada”  An Introduction of Brazilian Rhythm
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‘Embolada” is a form of poetry and song that has set refrains. The refrains allow
singers to organize their next improvised stanza in their heads—even as the music is
sounding. (McGowan,1991) This form of traditional music is active in the northeastern
region of Brazil. Embolada has a fast rhythm and complex tone that deftly incorporate varied
lyrics and onomatopoeia. Embolada is mostly improvised following a dialogue by the
“Embolador”, who sings while hitting the Pandeiro at short intervals in between verses. The
singer needs considerable skill, experience, and a sense of humor . Embolada is sung in the
streets; it is influenced by American rap music and African music. Using the Embolada
rhythm, students can improvise lyrics and sing solo.

Subject:
Music
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Hiromi Takasu
Date Added:
02/26/2019
"Ritmo Embolada"  An Introduction of Brazilian Rhythm
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"˜Embolada" is a form of poetry and song that has set refrains. The refrains allow singers to organize their next improvised stanza in their heads"”even as the music is sounding. (McGowan,1991) This form of traditional music is active in the northeastern region of Brazil. Embolada has a fast rhythm and complex tone that deftly incorporate varied lyrics and onomatopoeia. Embolada is mostly improvised following a dialogue by the "Embolador", who sings while hitting the Pandeiro at short intervals in between verses. The singer needs considerable skill, experience, and a sense of humor . Embolada is sung in the streets; it is influenced by American rap music and African music. Using the Embolada rhythm, students can improvise lyrics and sing solo.

Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Hiromi Takasu
Date Added:
06/24/2019