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Boomwhackers® Tuned Percussion Tubes / Chroma-Notes™ Instruments

Boomwhackers Tuned Percussion Tubes / Chroma-Notes Instruments are brightly colored plastic tubes that are tuned by length to musical notes. Each pitch is identified with a specific color based on the Chroma-Notes color scheme. Finale supports colored noteheads and its default colored noteheads settings are also based on the Chroma-Notes color scheme used with Boomwhackers percussion tubes and other instruments using the Chroma-Notes colors as they become available. Additionally, Finale includes options for starting a new Boomwhackers percussion tube / Chroma-Notes instruments score directly from the Setup Wizard.

Note:  “Boomwhackers” is a registered trademark under license to, and “Chroma-Notes” is a trademark of, Whacky Music, Inc., of Sedona, Arizona (  MakeMusic has licensed from Whacky Music, Inc., the use of the “Boomwhackers” and “Chroma-Notes” trademarks and logos, Boomwhackers® tube sounds and Chroma-Notes™ Colored Music colors in Finale.


See Also:

Staff tool

Simple Entry


Creating a new Boomwhackers® Percussion Tubes or Chroma-Notes™ Instruments score

Applying colored noteheads to an existing score


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