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  Triangle (musical instrument) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Orchestra, ensemble of musical instruments; in the narrowest sense, the characteristic ensemble of Western music, having as its core a group of...
The triangle is an idiophonic musical instrument of the percussion family.
It is a bar of metal, usually steel in modern instruments, bent into a triangle shape.
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  World Musical Instruments - Ethnic String Instruments, Sitars, Wind Instruments, Duduk, African Drums, Doumbek, ...
The Balalaika is a lute-like folk instrument of northern and central Russia, a descendant of the 16th century dombra.
The mijwiz is one of the oldest wind instruments.
The modern Veena instrument is a kind of lute, with a hollow neck attached to a large hollow body and a soundboard made of wood.
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  ipedia.com: Triangle (instrument) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The exact origins of the instrument are unknown, but a number of paintings from the Middle Ages depict the instrument being played by angels, which has led to the belief that it played some part in church services at that time.
Although the instrument is nowadays generally in the form of an equilateral triangle, these early instruments were often isosceles triangles.
The triangle appears to require no specialist ability to play and is often used in jokes and one liners as an archetypal instrument that even an idiot can play.
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  Triangle - Gurupedia
A central theorem is the Pythagorean theorem stating that in any right triangle, the area of the square on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the areas of the squares on the other two sides.
A perpendicular bisector of a triangle is a straight line passing through the midpoint of a side and being perpendicular to it, i.e.
The area S of a triangle is S = ½bh, where b is the length of any side of the triangle (the base) and h (the altitude) is the perpendicular distance between the base and the vertex not on the base.
www.gurupedia.com /t/tr/triangle_(geometry).htm   (1671 words)

 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Triangle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A Triangle is one of the basic shapes of geometry: a two-dimensional figure with three vertices and three sides which are straight line segments.
That is, if the longest side of a triangle is twice that of the longest side of a similar triangle, say, then the shortest side will also be twice that of the shortest side of the other triangle, and the median side will be twice that of the other triangle.
The three perpendicular bisectors meet in a single point, the triangle's circumcenter; this point is the center of the circumcircle, the circle passing through all three vertices.
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 Triangle - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The triangle was discovered by some guy called Joe in 1893 when he accidently put the bar on a capital A too low, thus revolutionising modern geometry.
The triangle is also the world's hardest musical instrument to play, not only does it weigh as much as the average family bus, it has over 300 different notes and 14,000 different tonal rythms, tunings and sizes.
Or right-handed triangles, are triangles which make use solely of their right arm; although they also possess a left arm and another arm that joins both arms known as the Hypotamoose.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Triangle   (792 words)

 Triangle - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The triangle was discovered by some guy called Joe in 1893 when he accidentally put the bar on a capital A too low, thus revolutionizing modern geometry.
The triangle is also the world's hardest musical instrument to play, not only does it weigh as much as the average family bus, it has over 300 different notes and 14,000 different tonal rhythms, tunings and sizes.
Or right-handed triangles, are triangles which make use solely of their right arm; although they also possess a left arm and another arm that joins both arms known as the Hypotamoose.
www.uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Triangle   (784 words)

 triangle | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
A triangle is one of the basic shapes of geometry: a polygon with three vertices and three sides which are straight line segments.Any three non-collinear points determine a triangle and a unique plane, i.e.
Triangle An emblem of the triad or three-in-one, expressing more than the three dots alone: the points, lines, and the whole figure give a septenate composed of two triads and a monad.
The triangle also symbolizes twin rays proceeding from a central point, and when the other ends of these lines are joined, the base line signifies that which is produced by the interaction and interblending of the two formative rays.
www.babylon.com /definition/triangle   (347 words)

 The Classical Free-Reed, Inc. Taxonomy of Musical Instruments
The instrument, named after Aeolus, the Greek god of wind, is made of a wooden sound box loosely strung with ten or twelve gut strings varying in thickness and elasticity, usually tuned in unison.
A leaf, or a long blade of grass, is stretched between the sides of the thumbs and tensioned slightly by bending the thumbs, thereby raising or lowering the pitch.
This instrument is extremely hard to classify exactly, since, depending on the shape of the cavity created between the thumbs, the grass reed can be proved to be both beating and free, or neither.
www.ksanti.net /free-reed/description/taxonomy.html   (1825 words)

 Triangle Summary
Triangles are among the most important objects studied in mathematics owing to the rich mathematical theory built up around them in Euclidean geometry and trigonometry, and also to their applicability in such areas as astronomy, architecture, engineering, physics, navigation, and surveying.
A median of a triangle is a straight line through a vertex and the midpoint of the opposite side, and divides the triangle into two equal areas.
Examples of non-planar triangles in noneuclidean geometries are spherical triangles in spherical geometry and hyperbolic triangles in hyperbolic geometry.
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 Triangle Technique
Triangle prices range from $10 to $400, but a triangle with a quality of sound that is acceptable for all purposes will cost around $40.
The triangle should be placed in the clip so that the open corner is on the left side (for a right handed person).
It's best not to attach the triangle clip to a music stand, but instead use a rack made for this purpose or use a thin piece of wood with a hole drilled into it to mount the triangle clip on a cymbal stand.
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 Musical Instruments - Percussion
As new instruments were introduced to the drum set (tom-toms and the high hat cymbal) in the late 1920s and 1930s, new techniques developed.
The instrument is made by bending a steel rod into a triangle shape with an opening at one corner.
The harp is a stringed instrument and produces a sound by plucking the strings which are perpendicular to the body of the instrument.
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 WPA California Folk Music Project Collection: Glossary of Musical Instruments
Mandolin: Pear-shaped instrument of the lute family with fretted neck and from four to six pairs of strings.
A plucked instrument not unlike the zither, whose 30 strings may be varied in pitch by the use of small bridges.
Triangle: Percussion instrument made of a rod of steel bent into the shape of a triangle, open at one corner, and sounded by striking with a metal rod.
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 Skyscript: The Eternal Triangle by Liz Greene
The painful experience of an emotional triangle is one which occurs in virtually all lives, although the 'third point' of the triangle is not always a human one.
In fact, the Instrument of Betrayal may feel himself or herself to be a victim, and may perceive the Betrayed as the predator.
A defensive triangle would be, for example, a man or woman who needs to form an additional relationship outside their established partnership because of feelings of deep inadequacy.
www.skyscript.co.uk /lgreene.html   (9596 words)

 Triangle Analytical, Inc. - Solutions (NMR Service and Support Solutions for Corporations, Government Agencies and ...
Triangle Analytical, Inc. is 100% focused on the business of servicing and supporting NMR spectrometers and superconducting magnets, offering end-to-end solutions for installing, testing and maintaining modern and legacy NMR equipment.
Although NMR instrumentation is an expensive prospect for most academic departments, numerous grant schemes and deep vendor discounts have allowed this technique to gain a large foothold in many colleges and universities around the world.
Whether you are managing a single instrument for a small department or multiple spectrometers for a large academic NMR center, Triangle Analytical, Inc. is your source for rapid and high quality aftermarket service and support that allows you get the most out of new and existing NMR equipment.
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 Triangle, Percussion Instrument
With a name that means, "the hitting of one body against another," instruments in the percussion family are played by being struck, shaken, or scraped.
The percussion instruments are an international family, with ancestors from the Middle East, Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe representing musical styles from many different cultures.
The triangle is made from a small round steel tube, and is played by striking it with a steel beater.
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 Triangle definition
The triangle became known in Europe by the 14th century.
The triangle is a percussion instrument of indefinite pitch.
Sound is produced by suspending the triangle by a string and striking it with a steel beater.
www.infoweb.co.nz /triangle-definition   (120 words)

 Musical Instruments - EnchantedLearning.com
The viola is a stringed instrument that is slightly larger than the violin (and deeper in tone than the violin).
Woodwind instruments are wind instruments whose sound is produced by the vibration of reed(s) in the mouthpiece.
An English horn is a woodwind instrument with a double reed.
www.enchantedlearning.com /music/instruments   (811 words)

Trumpet: This is the most popular of all the brass instruments, and one of the oldest.
String bass: This instrument stands over six feet tall and is the lowest sounding instrument in the string family.
It is the smallest instrument in the string family.
www.empire.k12.ca.us /capistrano/Mike/capmusic/instruments/instruments.htm   (881 words)

 Bermuda Triangle
The Bermuda Triangle is bounded by Florida, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico.
One theory is that unusual weather conditions are responsible, other theories propose that phenomena are caused by alignments of the planets, time warps that trap ships and planes, forces emanating from the unknown ruins of Atlantis, or cosmic tractor beams sent from UFOs to kidnap ships and people.
They say that incidents that occur in the Triangle are automatically considered mysteries because of the legends.
www.occultopedia.com /b/bermuda_triangle.htm   (1000 words)

This instrument is also used in many styles of Brazilian music, but for each style there is a different performance technique.
There are also traditions in which the instrument is lightly tapped with the tips of the fingers and shaken between the second and third tap to produce a short tremelo.
This instrument is the heart of the ensemble, and it is therefore vital that the person playing it be capable of sustaining the beat with great precision.
www.qub.ac.uk /sa-old/resources/Belfast_Project/brasil/percussion.html   (242 words)

 Triangle Analytical, Inc. - Services (NMR Magnet Service and Repair, NMR Spectrometer Service, NMR Cryogen Service, NMR ...
Triangle Analytical, Inc. has the equipment, the people and most important, the experience to return your spectrometer to what it is supposed to be doing - collecting valuable data.
The service engineers at Triangle Analytical, Inc. have moved thousands of systems and are experienced in minimizing the risks associated with relocating an instrument.
All incurred Triangle Analytical, Inc. travel expenses for canceled as well as final training will be reimbursed by the training recipient.
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 Triangle Manufacturing, medical implant, bowed hip stem, surgical implant, device, value-added engineering, design, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Like the three points of a triangle, our work is based on an empowering alignment between design, manufacturing, and the marketplace.
Today, Triangle has become an industry leader in “bowed hip stem” manufacturing.
Through decades of diversification and on-going expansion in our physical operations, Triangle has refined a broad range of integrated engineering, upfront design, manufacturing, and value-added engineering services.
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 triangle - Definitions from Dictionary.com
a musical percussion instrument that consists of a steel triangle, open at one corner, that is struck with a steel rod.
Music A percussion instrument consisting of a piece of metal in the shape of a triangle open at one angle.
A triangle indicates a period of combat between bulls and bears with the technical analyst having to determine the winner.
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 Vermeer's Riddle Revealed - Geometric Analysis of The Music Lesson
One is readily found: the corner of the instrument cover 1 -- to the corner of the picture frame 2 – to the corner of the beam in the ceiling A – these points connected form the equilateral triangle A-1-2.
Another corner of the instrument (the corner to the left of the female's left arm) has been placed almost exactly on it – and the back of the female’s head has been painted squarely upon it.
The second equilateral triangle is drawn within the circumscribing circle (note that this is a different circle from the one drawn in STEP 6).
www.vermeersriddlerevealed.com /music_lesson.shtml   (1268 words)

 Mumford v 854 Gerard Ave. Corp. (2005 NY Slip Op 52299(U))
Triangle Realty contends not that Sirius America's May 2004 notice was untimely, but that because it referred to and was based on policy terms that did not apply to this insured, the notice was ineffective.
While Triangle Realty maintains that Sirius America's September 2004 notice simply adhered to the May 2004 disclaimer, insofar as the September 2004 notice constituted a valid substitute disclaimer referring to the actual terms in the parties' insurance contract, Triangle contends that this later notice was untimely.
Absent assaultive conduct, plaintiff retains a cause of action for a negligently inflicted injury from the wielding of a sharp instrument that stabbed, sliced, or otherwise cut her.
www.courts.state.ny.us /REPORTER/3dseries/2005/2005_52299.htm   (3090 words)

 The Triangle Player   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Surely he must appear at every rehearsal as faithfully as a violinist; but it is beyond my powers of imagination to conceive that such an instrument would require the same practice, the same skill and inimitable talent that a violin virtuoso must sacrifice before his craft.
Certainly, there must be more to the triangle than meets the untrained eye; but it is a child's toy, not an instrument that makes demands on its players.
A man in a fl tuxedo should not, it somehow seems, be holding nothing but a small triangle and a staff with which to hit it.
www.noaura.com /berlin/triangle.html   (531 words)

 Keyboards for Christ Music/Award Program
In ancient times the horn was a musical instrument and used to call the people together.
In ancient times the lute was used as a musical instrument much like the harp.
In ancient times the tambourine was a musical instrument and was used by dancers and in celebration of events.
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Louis Bergonzi Music Education Department Eastman School of Music The use of the term “TOPS” is to provide both a mental image of a perfectly balanced, spinning top as well as a mnemonic device for the sequence of motions leading to a balanced posture and functional instrument-body position.
Instrument in rest position.feet are flat against the side legs of chair.
Put end pin about an arm’s length away, making a triangle with chair legs.
www.courses.rochester.edu /bergonzi/mue218/tops.doc   (125 words)

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