For the African music is not a luxury, but a way of life, gift of the birth to the death, the plantation to the harvest. Routine activity as hunting, it fishes, food preparation invariably are carried through to the sound of musics. (BLACKSMITH, 2009, P. 5). s readers to explore varied viewpoints. Of this form, the music and other sorts of movements of the African culture had come to lull to sleep the impact caused for the new reality.
Overwhelmd, the slaves had fought to keep livings creature its rites and traditions, transmitted through the knowledge of the cultural expressions brought of the different groups and regions where they lived in the African continent. How this music afro can be cultural instrument, assisting in the education of History? Thus, the cultural movement developed by the slaves in middle of century XVI to the beginning of century XIX, was marked by the music, that represented the collective production of the groups gifts in the Brazilian colonial society. The slaves, when perceiving in its conditions, if had involved in these movements in the hope to create a pleasant environment, opposing the subjections imposed for the dominant elite, in order to keep alive the traditions of the African matrix in Brazil of its countries of origins. In agreement with August Antonio: ' ' what to consider itself as validity of the full one of the past, it only can be interpreted, in the gift as curiosidade' ' (PINSKY, 1998, p.18). The historical process where if it developed music Afro-Brazilian, would disclose for the slaves a way to preserve its traditions and a symbol of release that can be perceived in the letters of this musical sort, what it took in them to problematizar this question. The existing conflicts in the interior of the Brazilian colonial society, involving the slaves mainly, elapsed of the repressions imposed for the dominant elite to the cultural movements of music Afro-Brazilian, who was forbidden, according to speech of the time, that accepted such manifestations because they contradicted the code of effective position.