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Samba Showtime with Rose Street Class

Rose Street Class had a treat when Adrian from Big Beat visited and ran a Samba workshop for the children.

Samba is one of the most accessible musical art forms available to all ages and is fun and easy to understand, a great gateway to music for children.

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The children used a variety of Afro-Brazilian instruments including the Surdo (large bass drum), the Caixa (snare), the Tamborim (small tambourine), the Ago-go bell (double headed cowbell) and various other Samba instruments used in the Rio Carnival.

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By the end of the session the class were playing together confidently as a complete Samba band and were excited to invite the rest of the school to a performance of their work.

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For more pictures of the exciting Samba session please visit our Photo Gallery Page.


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