Vi Saci de uma perna
Dando um pulo para cima
Me bateu no berimbau
Estragando a minha rima..
CamarÃ¡, Ie maior e Deus….
- Sasi (Brazilian folklore), for more info click here.
My first encounter with the song:
According to “Capoeira PraÃ§a da RepÃºblica SP” the singer is: NenÃª Bidanga.
While having a short discussion with my Master, Mestre Maclau, he makes good emphases in that this song could be also “Canto de entrada” some how described hereÂ but also refer in a more academic source in the book: “The hidden history of capoeira” Â by Maya Talmon. He also point to how this song passes to recent actions on the roda as one of the player hits the Berimbao when performing a “Mortal” (or Folha Seca, salto chutado… you name it).
Speacial thanks to:
Capoeira PraÃ§a da RepÃºblica SP for presenting this song to us and providing the singers name. My master, Mestre Maclau pointing me to the right lyric, the context and use of both the song and type of song andÂ Hanne MÃ¥rs for the help understanding the text and context of the lyrics.