I think by now most people agree that perfect pitch is not genetic. We understand that most people who do possess perfect pitch acquire it very early in life, (around the same time most people acquire ...
I was wondering if there is/are any aural exercise('s), analogous to how playing scales can develop your muscle memory, that can help to develop "Perfect Pitch"?
As a companion to questions about absolute (or perfect) pitch, discussions about if the trait is achievable through training are sure to follow. After these discussions I have read up a bit on the ...
It is said here that 1 in 10,000 people have absolute pitch. I wonder if there is any serious poll that could confirm this. Do you know any study that could tell how common/uncommon it is to have ...
I'm a total newbie who has these tons of melodies floating in his head. I know how to play a synth and when I transcribe stuff from my head on to my instrument I generally use the trial and error ...
I started playing an electric piano (Yamaha EZ-40) about a few months ago. At around the same time I also used the software GNU Solfege to test myself. I must say I failed miserably at recognizing ...
Is it possible to tell whether or not a single note that you hear is a white key or a black key on a piano (i.e. whether a note is natural or sharp/flat)? Can anybody actually do this? I've heard ...
Seriously. I'm not tone-deaf, but I can't seem to hit the right pitch most of the time. What can I do?