Galm on Berimbau

Professor Eric Galm, of Trinity College in Hartford, has just published the first major study of the berimbau in English. Best known today because of the popularity of the Afro-Brazilian martial art and dance of capoeira, the instrument is a direct cultural link to Africa. Since I know Eric Galm to be a fine musician himself and vivid instructor, I look forward very much to something more than a dry ethnomusicological exercise.

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