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01:08:00
Watch internationally renowned musician Roscoe Mitchell performing “Angel City” with James Fei on woodwinds and William Winant on percussion. All three are music professors at Mills College in Oakland.

00:00:39
An introduction to the cuica (pronounced KWEE-kah), a small friction drum used in Brazil's Carnival parade.

00:06:39
A detailed demonstration of how to make this small friction drum, including a discussion of materials needed and how different kinds of materials make for cuicas that produce different sounds.

00:01:30
The science behind this musical instrument, including the concepts of sound, vibration, resonance, and amplification.