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The term bateria means “drum kit” in Portuguese and Spanish. In Brazil, the word is also used for a form of Brazilian samba band, the percussion band or rhythm section of a Samba School. It might also mean battery.
- Surdo (a large, low-tuned drum, the heartbeat of the samba)
- Caixa de guerra (a snare drum)
- Tarol (a smaller snare drum)
- Repinique (a small drum, twelve by fourteen inches)
- Chocalho (a rattle, made up of rows of jingles)
- Tamborim (a frame drum played with a flexible beater)
- Agogô (a double cow bell)
- Reco-reco (a notched stick played with a scraper)
- Pandeiro (a tambourine)
- Cuíca (a hollow drum-like instrument containing a bamboo stick that is rubbed to produce a squeaky sound)
- Clash cymbals
- Bass drums (optional and in some samba school drum lines)
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