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#1153772 - 01/23/09 04:40 PM notes coloring
storm Offline
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Registered: 11/29/06
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hi
i hope this right forum to post this question
I had an idea that would be easier to read notes if they would be colored.

Then i found in sebelius some bownhacke(?) scheme for colored notes.

My question is this some coloring standard (bownhacker) , or there is some other colorization "standard".

thanks

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#1153773 - 01/23/09 04:42 PM Re: notes coloring
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Boomwhackers are a product designed for preschool and elementary school education classes. More here:

http://www.boomwhackers.com/
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#1153774 - 01/23/09 05:15 PM Re: notes coloring
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The Boomwhackers scheme disturbs me: I have synaesthesia and my letter colours are completely different from their scheme. I wonder how many musicians have synaesthesia of a similar kind?
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#1153775 - 01/23/09 09:24 PM Re: notes coloring
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Tar:
The Boomwhackers scheme disturbs me: I have synaesthesia and my letter colours are completely different from their scheme. I wonder how many musicians have synaesthesia of a similar kind? [/b]
I have exactly the same problem with any attempt to link letters and colours. I realised how strong it was when I tried to make scale charts for some of my students and wanted to mount them on different coloured cardboard. The colours were never right, and if I'd had to put F on any other colour but light blue (for example) it would do more than annoy me, it would, as you put it, disturb me.
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#1153776 - 01/24/09 04:51 AM Re: notes coloring
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Originally posted by currawong:
and if I'd had to put F on any other colour but light blue ... [/b]
Pink \:D
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