Played by Mestre Virgulinho
Considered the oldest and most traditional toque. Used for the Angola game, a generally slower paced rhythm where capoeiristas demonstrate balance and corporal expression. Used with the São Bento Pequeno toque. Tempo can range from slow to moderately fast.
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Also known as São Bento pequeno or Inverted Angola (because it replaces the high note of the Angola toque with the low and vice versa)…
This is a generally a faster paced game played with ample movements. Rasteiras, tesouras, and vingativas are common in this game.