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date: 14 November 2019

Apito de sambalocked

  • J. Richard Haefer

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Common Brazilian end-blown whistle of metal, plastic, or wood (sometimes called a pea whistle because it often contains a loose pellet). Often it is †-shaped, with holes in the ends of the arms that permit two or more pitches to be sounded. Usually suspended from a cord around the neck, it is blown by the band director during a samba performance to signal directions and trigger excitement....

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