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triangle. Perc. instr. of indefinite pitch, made of metal shaped into a triangle and struck with metal stick to give tinkling sound. Much used by composers to intensify excitement, e.g. in 3rd movt. of Brahms's 4th sym. Liszt's pf. conc. No.1 in E♭ has important part for triangle.

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triangle (music)