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$17,145
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By Josua Rochat
$17,145
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

About this project

Learning and playing music is usually really hard, right? At DODEKA we keep it simple - very simple!

We combine a novel and clear music notation with innovative musical instruments that simplifies music by at least twenty times, if not more!

 

 

 

 

DODEKA reinvents the way music is written, introducing a four-line structure and a musical scale of twelve notes (DODEKA means twelve in ancient greek)

The coolest thing with this notation is that all the absurd signs of music theory - sharp, flat, and so on - simply disappear!

 

Sheet music become clear, visual, and easy-to-read no matter the tonality of the musical piece! Quite stunning right?! And now, everyone can read music - yes, even you!

 

We designed new keyboards that mirrors the DODEKA notation to make playing piano easier! 

 

 

 To play piano with DODEKA is way more intuitive!

 

 

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See! No need to be a rocket scientist anymore to read and play sheet music! It's awfully simple!

 

 

 

We also designed a new xylophone!

Playing our DODEKA xylophone is as easy as playing the DODEKA keyboard.

It's basically the same idea: play what you see!

Oh yeah, and we've got an app for DODEKA. You can play our innovative musical instruments and access sheet music without leaving your couch!

With DODEKA, say goodbye to the mess of music theory and all the frustrations that come with it: simply relax and enjoy playing great music!

We believe that everyone has a musical potential, which needs the right music system to be fully reached. And frankly, by being too messy, the current music theory isn't that right.

But, DODEKA is. Simple, clear, and intuitive, our musical innovation is intended to everyone, from beginners to masters.

Our aim is not to replace the traditional music system, obviously. We want to provide an alternative to music theory to give everyone the opportunity to play music in a simple and intuitive manner.

For that, we are currently setting up a comprehensive and convenient musical offer.

We plan to offer quality musical instruments, a learning guide, a wide selection of sheet music, and an App to access digital sheet music and get a first playing experience.

We believe that DODEKA has a great potential and some exciting opportunities. Our Kickstarter campaign is just the beginning; we have many projects and ideas for the future.

But for now we need your help to launch DODEKA and make music more accessible to everyone.

The funds raised during this campaign will be used to print out learning guides, create the DODEKA app, publish a large selection of digital sheet music, and start the first round of production of our keyboards and xylophones.

So join us now and help us in our effort to make music more accessible for everyone!

Want to learn and play music 20 times faster? Get DODEKA now and become the musician you’ve always wanted to be.

Why wait? We got packages for everyone and every level.

Check out our discounted prices for our early birds!

DODEKA is the story of a young guy, who tried many times to learn a musical instrument, be it the saxophone, accordion, or the piano. But, every time he took a music lesson he quickly quit because music theory was too hard.

Not giving up on his passion for music, this guy decided one day to invent a new way to write and play music with which he could easily and quickly make/create music.

Many hours of research later and tons of pages after, this young guy, only 20 years old at that time, came up with a new musical language and a new keyboard layout. DODEKA was born.

It is only 35 years later, under the impulse of his son that DODEKA is today on Kickstarter.

And it is with your help and support that many people around the world will enjoy learning and playing music with this genius invention.

Beethoven once said that "music can change the world". We say that the world (or more precisely kickstarter's community can change music.

The next pages of DODEKA are waiting to be written. So join us, make a pledge, and take part in what could be the greatest revolution in music.

 

 Father and son (Jacques-Daniel & Josua Rochat)

 Excited about DODEKA?! Please help us spread the word!

 

Thank you for visiting our campaign! We greatly appreciate your support and feedbacks. Feel free to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to get the latest news on DODEKA.

Have a question or want to participate in this project? Drop us a personal note at contact@dodeka.info. We would love to hear from you!

Want to know more about DODEKA? Download our booklet by clicking on the image below and visit our website at www.dodeka.info.

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Risks and challenges

Our main objective at DODEKA is to provide a facilitated access to music with a simpler and more intuitive music system and quality musical instruments. Basically, we want everything to be the way we envisioned it.

Our efforts to make the best products possible unfortunately come with the risks of running late on our schedule, which could in turn slightly affect the design of our products.

Very aware of these risks, we will do everything in our possible to avoid delays, respect our timeline, honour our promises, and provide great and quality products to you. We are a dedicated and hardworking team, committed to honesty, integrity and transparency.

So be sure that we won’t stop working until you get your cherished rewards. You will also be the first to know if there is anything that comes along the way, as we will keep you posted throughout our adventure and will be always available to talk.

Cheers,

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    Our gratitude

    Thank you so much for supporting us in our mission to fix the mess of music theory. You are a true supporter of what might be the greatest revolution in music.

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    Our App

    Play the DODEKA piano on your app.
    Receive the DODEKA app with twelve free sheet music.

    Include digital learning guide

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    • The DODEKA digital learning guide
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    Our roll-up piano

    Receive our compact and easy-to-store 61-keys roll-up piano. Great to get your bearings on the DODEKA keyboard layout.

    Includes:
    • The DODEKA App and 12 sheet music
    • The DODEKA printed learning guide
    • The DODEKA roll-up keyboard
    • 6 printed sheet music
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    Our xylophone (early bird)

    Early bird

    Receive our xylophone 15% off.

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    • The DODEKA printed learning guide
    • The DODEKA App and 12 sheet music
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    Our xylophone

    Receive our xylophone.

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    • The DODEKA printed learning guide
    • The DODEKA App and 12 sheet music
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    • 6 printed sheet music
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    Our keyboard

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    Be one of the first in the world to play music on a DODEKA keyboard. Receive one 88-keys DODEKA digital keyboard. (No name engraved)

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    Pledge CHF 1,600 or more About $1,583

    Our keyboard

    Be one of the first in the world to play music on a DODEKA keyboard! Receive one 88-keys DODEKA digital keyboard with your name engraved!

    Includes:
    • The DODEKA App and 12 sheet music
    • The DODEKA printed learning guide
    • The DODEKA keyboard
    • 12 printed sheet music
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    Pledge CHF 3,200 or more About $3,166

    Our premium keyboard

    Be one of the first in the world to play music on a DODEKA premium digital keyboard! Receive one 88-key premium digital keyboard with your name engraved!

    Includes:
    • The DODEKA premium keyboard
    • The DODEKA App and 12 sheet music
    • The DODEKA printed learning guide
    • 12 printed sheet music
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    Your name - our keyboard

    Always wanted to make history?
    Give your name to the first line of DODEKA keyboard and be forever bound to our early beginning.

    Includes:
    • The DODEKA App and 12 sheet music
    • The DODEKA printed learning guide
    • Your name on our first line of keyboards
    • 12 printed sheet music
    • The DODEKA premium keyboard
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    Pledge CHF 900 or more About $891

    Our keyboard (super early bird)

    Be one of the first in the world to play music on a DODEKA keyboard! Receive one 88-key DODEKA digital keyboard 40% off with your name engraved.

    Includes:
    • The DODEKA App and 12 sheet music
    • The DODEKA printed learning guide
    • The DODEKA keyboard
    • 12 printed sheet music
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    Our keyboard (early bird)

    Be one of the first in the world to play music on a DODEKA keyboard. Receive one 88-keys DODEKA digital keyboard 20% off with your name engraved!

    Includes:
    • The DODEKA App and 12 sheet music
    • The DODEKA printed learning guide
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    • 12 printed sheet music
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