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Tamborim Techniques

Learning the virado technique on the tamborim

Autoplay sequence - all the parts;

Now the separate parts:
Virado part 1: The twist

Virado part 2: Turn on the second beat, hit up on the third


1234 1234 1234 1234
..X. ..X. ..X. ..X.


Virado part 3: Holding the tamborim.


Virado part 4: Hit the tamborim head below the centre.


Virado part 5: Don't make a special beat or movement with the baqueta - it's about the turn!


Virado part 6: Don't try to over-control the baqueta.

Virado part 7: What to do when it gets too fast.

Sounds to play along with

1. Slow 2-beat pattern

1234123412341234123412341234123412341234123412341 etc

2. Slow 3-beat pattern

1234123412341234123412341234123412341234123412341 etc

3. Slow virado

1234123412341234123412341234123412341234123412341 etc