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A Life With Drums-Samba Music

  • Culture | Latin America
  • Format | Workshop, School Assembly, Cultural Field Trip, Community Event
  • Discipline | Music, Storytelling
  • Level | Grades 3 to 5, Grades 6 to 8, Grades 9 to 12

Sharing their knowledge of local folk music and storytelling, the artists lead an exploration of the ceremonial origins of Maracatu, a musical tradition brought from Africa with the slaves. Through songs, percussion, and movement, students are soon singing, clapping rhythms, and dancing to the irresistible sounds of Brazil.

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