Capoeira Instruments – the heart of roda!
There are several instruments used in the Capoeira music:
However, it is not necessary to use all of the capoeira instruments in the Roda. It may be only the Berimbau, or Berimbau and Pandeiro, etc. In any Roda though there should not be more than 3 Berimbaus, 2 Pandeiros, 1 Agogo, 1 Reco-Reco and 1 Atabaque.
One or two bells instruments coming from the Yoruba music.
A percussion instrument producing ratchet-like sound.