Muletone Audio presents the Brazilian Series. Instruments from Brazil with a unique focus in their playability and their musical language. With an entirely Brazilian production muletone explores each instrument in minute detail. Unlike others libraries the Brazilian Series "brings a real depth and perspective of Brazil's instruments respecting their individual characteristics.
The percussive wealth of Brazil
Timbal is a Brazilian percussive instrument derived from Caxambu used mainly in the cultural afro-brazilian niche. It became popular in Brazil during the 90's with a group called Timbalada founded by musician Carlinhos Brown.
The traditional Timbal is 14 inches in width and 35 inches in height. The instrument has rich harmonics and has great rhythmic power. Very popular with musical genres such as Axé and Pagode. Currently the instrument is also used in other genres in Brazilian music.