One of the most common questions we get about Prodigies is about our choice to use Fixed Do instead of Moveable Do. In this article, I'm going to explain the difference between Fixed and Moveable Do, the advantages and disadvantages of each, and what compromises we made in creating Prodigies to try and please both sides of the Moveable Do debated. Before we dive … [Read more...] about Fixed Do vs Moveable Do
Standards & Methods
The color-coded system we use is called Chromanotes(TM), which has been made famous world-wide thanks to the popularity of Boomwhackers. Any Chromanotes(TM) product, instrument or material should be color-coded to match! In case you were wondering, the colors are kind of arbitrary. They're really just a rainbow-ish pattern across the instrument, nothing more. In other … [Read more...] about Which color-coded notes system do you use?
We often get asked why the treble clef in our videos seems, truncated, wrong or incomplete. This is an understandable question for sure and arguably a strange thing for us to have done, but it's done with very good reason. Keep in mind that the truncated clef only appears in the "Preschool" section of our program. The "Primary" "Melodies" and "Piano" sections all include … [Read more...] about Why are some of your treble clefs truncated?