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Your ticket to non-stop FUN! Whack just about anything and - BOOM! - you're making music! This Chromatic Set consists of the 5 sharps/flats for the standard octave. Combine with the C Major Diatonic Set to form a full chromatic octave of 12 notes. Set contains 5 Tuned Tubes (Middle C#, D#, F#, G# and A#) and Basic Instructions. Made of durable plastic. Ages 3 to 103.
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This set was a gift for my 7 year old niece. My son who will be 11 received a set for his 9th birthday and they were a MAJOR hit with all the kids. The kids get to use them at school in music class. So now they can play at home too!
I should've listened to the other reviews. The quality is awful... such thin plastic. Banging them together doesn't make any notes... just sounds like plastic banging together... not a pleasant sound at all. Waste of money & doesn't create music like I was meant to believe....
Try whacking Boomwhackers against a variety of hand surfaces, (instead of banging one Boomwhacker against another Boomwhacker). This provides more clear, pure tones. Additionally, the Chromatics Boomwacker set may be combined with any Diatonic scale set for more sound variation. We're in tune with your needs if you'd like a refund or exchange. We assisted our customer.
Review for Chromatics Set
Posted 6/28/2011 by Cyndi Wehmeyer
We use Boom Whackers in our preschool music classes.
They are a big hit. The children love learning when the Boom Whackers are involved. They help to develop an ear for different sounds, teach following directions, reinforce team learning and reinforce color recognition. Boom Whackers also fit nicely into small hands.
I ordered these to use with a preschool class. We've only had a few sessions with them, but they're enjoying them a lot. Although one comment was "they're only PVC pipe - we could make those for less!" I disagree. They're the right lengths to make the notes sound true, and the colors with the note letter names allow all kinds of learning activities with the kids. Might even come up with science fair ideas using these Boomwhackers!
Some alternate spelling variations of this product:
Chromatics Set, chromatic set, building with chromatics, chromatic building blocks,
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