TRIANGLE

  • English                     Triangle
  • German                    der Triangel
  • Italian                       il triangolo
  • French                      le triangle
  • Spanish                    el triangulo

Selecting an instrument

  • Grover Pro - 6” HSH Hammered Super-Harmonic Model Triangle or 6” Super-Overtone Triangle
  • Abel - 6” Symphonic Triangle
  • Black Swamp - Artisan and Legacy Bronze

Selecting Accessories

  • Triangle clip from Home Depot or some type of stick with two holes and fishing line
  • Black Swamp Spectrum and Teardrop Triangle Beaters
  • Harlan Percussion - O’Donnell Multi Timbrel Triangle Beaters

Method Books

  • Percussion Accessories, Volume I: Method for Tambourine and Triangle - Meehan
  • Complimentary Percussion - Aleo
  • The Art of Percussion Playing - Cirone, Grover, Whaley

Websites

  • www.vicfirth.com - Percussion 101: Triangle
  • www.groverpro.com - Tech Talk
  • www.blackswamp.com/video-gallery

Technique

  • Holding the Instrument and beater; music stand placement
  • Striking areas and angle
  • One Hand Slow, Medium, and Fast Strokes
  • Vibrato
  • Dynamics
  • Muffling
  • Rolls
  • Two Hand Fast Rhythms
  • Grace Notes