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The ability to identify [tag:pitch] without having to make a comparison to a reference note. Also colloquially called *perfect pitch*.

Absolute pitch, also colloquially called perfect pitch, is the ability to directly identify musical . To count as absolute pitch, this must be without having to make a comparison to a reference note extrinsic to the mind (such as a musical instrument or muscle memory in the vocal cords). More precisely, it is the ability to identify pitch class, rather than to directly estimate frequency.

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