circular breathing

circular breathing
/sɜkjələ ˈbriðɪŋ/ (say serkyuhluh 'breedhing)

a technique employed by players of some wind instruments, as the didjeridu, bagpipes, etc., to produce an almost continuous sound by breathing in through the nose while blowing out through the lips.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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