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No, without a pitch reference you can't tell. But there are many ways to find a pitch reference, including "perfect pitch". And, once you have that reference, "guessing" doesn't come into it. You know for sure!


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The way I do this is by choosing a note at the bottom of my vocal range as my reference point. It is a very recognizable place in my vocal range because if I try to go lower, the sound quality suffers dramatically. So you're going for the feeling and the timbre, not just recognition of the note. If there's a string instrument in your vicinity, that could ...


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Yes, you can absolutely memorize a pitch an use that as a reference. I only have a passable sense of relative pitch but I've been able to memorize A440. Like anything else, memorizing a pitch requires practising and testing. When I started out I'd listen to a recording of an A440 sine wave, then grab my (out of tune) guitar and try to tune the A string to ...


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I am not certain if I have perfect pitch. In fact, I probably do not as if one would ask me to sing, for example, c, or f# I cannot. I do have relative pitch, and have always been rather successful at this. Where I am confused in this topic, are instances where I will hear a note, and will be usually able to identify it correctly, after checking on an ...


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No. True perfect or absolute pitch is an inborn and automatic trait that cannot be trained or learned. People with true absolute pitch hear different musical tones as clearly and effortlessly as normally-sighted people see different colors. It tends to be approximately as rare as true tone deafness (that is, it's a lot less common than many people think), ...


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Try Auralia software and similar ones. And write your own music in various keys and you will develop it if do whish. All who have perfect pitch they had worked hard with sounds from infant age. No miracle exists. PP is not everything you need to be a top player. It is an ability to take a snapshot of sound in your impressive memory. When you are playing a ...



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