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    Hi! I've perfect pitch but I haven't learned the music education.

    I'd like to share my hearing feelings with another people who have absolute pitch. smile

    Anyway, if you just want to ask me about this ability, feel free to make the questions.
    There are some myths so now you have the chance to verify them.

    PS Why my tracks are tuned lower than you could expect? Ehmmm, it's my personal habit. Should I have a hang-up about it? :/

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    Would you be able to tell me the frequency of a sound wave in Herts?


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    It's a question of memory. I don't remember how amount of frequency is neccesary to make/generate the desired note so I can't operate in Hzs very freely. Now, I could have to use a table of amounts. But I think if I learn the basic amounts (I generally know that note multiplied by ~1,0595 gives a sharp note), I will rate. Anyway, we should remember that interval with higher frequency has more difference between it's sounds (in Hzs) than interval with lower frequency.

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    Hmm, thats very interesting.

    I know I can roughly guess which frequency I need to attenuate on an equaliser by ear, not with pin-point accuracy, but within a small band. I guess this came from practise. It would be possible to learn, especially for frequencies below 1k; above that starts to get very difficult to be accurate as you said, the intervals increase between audible tones.

    I love this field so much <3

    I know one of my friends learned pitch perfection from an iPhone app lol


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    What do you think about tuning forks and electronic tuners? Are they helpful?

    Once upon a time, I guested on a school band's (choir + some musicians) event. Group of five musicians (I don't know about their experience and abilities so much) had used two electronic tuners and they still had problems, even if they'd tried to compare their results with each other.

    "I know one of my friends learned pitch perfection from an iPhone app lol"

    My friend is a musician and he's tried to learn it (without iPhone ;P). He used to search a name of tone by recognizing the interval between heard sound and remembered tone C.
    I haven't asked him about it the last time but AFAIR, a year ago, his progress was halfway. wink

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    HuntersCrossbow wrote:
    What do you think about tuning forks and electronic tuners? Are they helpful?

    Once upon a time, I guested on a school band's (choir + some musicians) event. Group of five musicians (I don't know about their experience and abilities so much) had used two electronic tuners and they still had problems, even if they'd tried to compare their results with each other.

    I think they are useful to a certain extent. I always preferred to tune my guitar by ear though. I would ussually get the bottom E string tuned by following an electronic tone generator, then I would tune the rest by ear. I just preffered it that way smile


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    How kind of guitar do you have? I haven't any but when I visit my family, friends etc. I tune their classic guitars only by ear. I usually take the E tone, but not all of them are 'serious' musicians, they play occasionally so it doesn't matter so much for them how key will they use.

    I don't know what could I say now so I've been still waiting for another questions.

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    I have an electric guitar, Ibanez Gio to be exact.

    So when did you first discover your ability?


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    I was about seven. I used to play one of the audio casettes on which songs for children were recorded. I'd always play it by using radio casette player at my home. One time I took the casette at my cousin's home. She had the casette player like a toy, which was destined more for fun than for serious playing, but it still worked. I put my casette in it and pushed PLAY. I recognized that songs sounded slightly higher than they would be usually heard. Maybe was I focused on frequency because I had learned playing one of them before? Huh.

    I didn't know that I have the perfect pitch ability, especially I didn't know that not everyone has it so why did I have to feel something special?

    In late primary school (10-12), I started being in a school choir. I can't remember so much but I can see that one time I said to my Musics' teacher who was playing on the piano: "Mrs J., you have played that song in my favourite key!" grin
    So I think, it could be one of the first parts of my conscient music percepcion.

    Moreover, sometimes I'd play songs which had appeared on the choir's meetings, not for any reason but just for mine. No, I don't feel like Mozart. I know that I can't play the complex polyphonic stuff by one hearing. wink

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