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[mass noun] The use of two alternating movements of the tongue (usually as in sounding t and k) in playing rapid passages on a wind instrument.
- ‘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.’
- ‘This is a great starting tempo for double tonguing.’
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