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27 October 2017, 16:19
Sadly, triangle players are often overshadowed and forgotten about in the classical music world. But not today.
Do you ever feel like your friends are getting bored of listening to your endless violin, clarinet or piano recitals?
If the answer is ‘yes’, it’s time you watched this video which teaches you how to really play the triangle. We’re not just talking about a light ‘ding’ or two at the back of the orchestra – we’re talking serious rhythmic virtuosity.
Check it out:
So there you go – you can get a totally different sound by playing on each side (as well as the outside and inside) of the triangle, and you can master the ‘muting’ technique to really spice up the rhythm of your solo.
Now you’re in the mood for some top triangle action, watch this triangle player nail a solo with The Florida Orchestra: