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Is there a way to develop "Perfect Pitch"? [duplicate]

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"?
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What is the best METHOD in acquiring perfect pitch? [duplicate]

What is the best/easiest/most efficient way of developing perfect pitch? Note: What I mean by perfect pitch is the ability to distinct a certain note from another. In other words being able to ...
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Improving ability to play along [duplicate]

Original: I have been trying to improve my pitch identification. I managed to improve it to within maybe +-5 semitones of a random note on the piano so I usually get to the right one on maybe the ...
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Sing Correct Swar without Instrument [duplicate]

I'm trying to sing correct swars without harmonium or identify a random swar when palyed. But I'm finding it very hard to achieve it. What is the best way to have proper mastery over swars so that one ...
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Improving perfect pitch? [duplicate]

I've always had good pitch hearing but never perfect. Things like 1/32 tone change is hard to notice. I was wondering whether it can be improved (if you have some to begin with) to achieve "...
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What are the most effective ear training methods?

Ear training is a very important ability for any musician to develop. From intonation when singing or playing an instrument to playing and transcribing by ear. What is the best way to improve this? ...
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What do you call a note that stays throughout the whole song?

I am searching for songs that have a constant note throughout the whole song. For example "The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows" has has a C in the background through the whole track. My plan is to put ...
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Is there a term for learned "perfect" pitch?

When I was about 11 years old, my music teacher tried to test me and started playing notes on the piano, expecting me to name them. I knew he was trying to see if I had perfect pitch, but I got them ...
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Can I identify any note by ear by knowing one single note and all intervals?

I assume that learning to identify intervals by ear is easier than learning to identifying notes by ear. So if one is capable of playing sound of only one note in his head and comparing it to the ...
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Perfect pitch inside a scale?

I was reading how a very small amount of people have perfect pitch and how it's very hard for adults to develop it. So I was wondering if maybe there's a hack where I can only limit the notes to a ...