triple-tongue

verb tri·ple-tongue \ ˌtri-pəl-ˈtəŋ \

Definition of triple-tongue

triple-tongued; triple-tonguing; triple-tongues
: to articulate the notes of triplets in fast tempo on a wind instrument by using the tongue positions especially for t, k, t for the notes of each successive triplet

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1879

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