Bembe
Cuba (in 6/8)


Low
Version 1
 
O H T B H T
B H T B H T
Low
Version 2
 
O - B B S -
H T B B S -
Low Middle
 
B - S B O O
B - S B O O
Low Middle
Variation
 
B - B B O O
B - S B O O
High Middle
 
B - O T S -
B - O T S -
High Middle
Variation
 
B - O - S S
B - O - S S
High
'Tone-slap' Bembe
 
O S - O S -
O S - O S -
Two Drum
Hi  
O - S - - -
O O T - H T
Lo  
- - - - O -
- - - O - -
Two Drum
Tone-Slap
Version1
Hi  
O S - O S -
O S - O S -
Lo  
B - O - S -
B - O - S -
Two Drum
Tone-slap
Version 2
Hi  
O S - O S -
O S - O S -
Lo  
- - S - O O
- - S - O O
Bell
 
X - X - X X
- X - X - X
Clave
 
C - C - - C
- C - C - -
Cachimbo
(Quinto)
 
O S S O S S
O S S O S S
High Mula
(High Segundo)
 
B S O - S O
- S O - S S
Low Mula
(Low Segundo)
 
B - S O O -
B - S - O O
Caja
(Tumbador)
 
O - P - P P
- P - O - -



Symbol Key
B = Bass
O = Open Tone
S = Slap
  H = Heel (palm)
T = Toe (fingers)
M = Muff (muffled tone)
  C = Clave
X = Bell
P = Palitos (stick)
Play underlined notes with your 'strong' hand.




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