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triple tonguing

Syllabification: tri·ple tongu·ing

Definition of triple tonguing in English:

noun

Music
A technique in which alternate movements of the tongue are made (typically as in sounding ttk) to facilitate rapid playing of a wind instrument.
Example sentences
  • Double and triple tonguing permit the non-legato execution of more rapid passages of music and facilitate the repetition of notes far more rapidly than is possible with single tonguing.
  • Articulations on both double and triple tonguing will vary from low register to high register.
  • Learn to control double and triple tonguing for fast passages - especially on the trombone.

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