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Sheet music example: toque for Babalu Aye.

Pello Tapanez' page

Pedro Pablo "Pello" Tapanez Gonzalez
Instructional material

Pello Tapanez, based in Matanzas, Cuba, is the author of a 10 page booklet with sheet music covering:

Batá -
           3 toque para Elegbá                       toque de Oshun
           toque de Oggun                             toque de Ayá
           toque de Ochosi

            Columbia    Yambu    Guaguanco

This booklet is available from Arlington Web Group for $10.  Just send a check or money order to AfroCubaWeb, CompanyAddress.

This ships by regular mail. For priority mail, add $3. For all deliveries overseas, add $9 for Global Priority (4 days) or $2 for air mail.

The music features the distinctive bata music of Matanzas, different from that of Havana.


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Sheet music example

This half-page shows the 3 batá  parts of the toque for San Lázaro, the Yoruba Sampono - Babalu Aye. Also included is the Achere part.






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