tonguing


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tongu·ing

 (tŭng′ĭng)
n.
Movement of the tongue in order to articulate notes on a brass or wind instrument.

tonguing

(ˈtʌŋɪŋ)
n
(Music, other) a technique of articulating notes on a wind instrument. See single-tongue, double-tongue, triple-tongue
Translations

tonguing

n (Mus) → Zungenschlag m
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In the second section the flute ignites sparks of tone through rapid tonguing, tremolos, staccatos and trills as the tape sounds ebb and flow, gradually evolving from one harmony to the next.
Technical requirements for the flutist include rapid triple-tonguing, flutter-tonguing, "unpitched wind sound" and tremolos, as well as stamina for the relentless staccato tonguing of the middle section.