What instruments create the music for capoeira?

This is a man in a capoeira position

How to play the berimbau

Capoeira is accompanied by several instruments as well as call-and-response singing. Instruments are used in Capoeira to keep a rythymic balance to the game's intense physical movements. Without them there can be no energy, and without energy there is no Capoeira.



Below you will find a list of the instruments used during a Capoeira class.