Due to its versatility the pandeiro has become a symbol of brazilian drumming culture throughout the whole of Brazil. The pandeiro has been beautifully assimilated to all the local music styles: played with synthetic head and loud jingles as part of Coco and Samba de Roda, with goatskin head and muted brass jingles in the Choro. In addition the various playing techniques and sound concepts that have been developed on the pandeiro for Choro, Samba, Frevo, Cavalo Marino, Capoeira etc.
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