noun[mass noun] Music
The use of two alternating movements of the tongue (usually as in sounding t and k) in playing rapid passages on a wind instrument.
- This is a great starting tempo for double tonguing.
- The reason for the development and employment of double tonguing is quite simple: it enables the player to articulate faster than is possible with the single tongue.
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