Absolute Pitch Prelimary Screening Responses -- hu911FDC
Do you consider yourself to have a good sense of pitch in the following ways?
Can tell if notes are in tune:
Can sing a melody on key:
Can recognize musical intervals:
Do you have absolute pitch?
How would you define the ability of absolute pitch?
I can tell if one string on a guitar is not tuned properly and whether the badly tuned string was over or under the correct frequency. I used to be able to name the exact notes as they were played; however, I have not read music or practiced very much in
At what age did you know you had absolute pitch?
What musical activities do you do now?
Play a musical instrument
At what age did you start to play your first instrument?
What instrument or instruments do you play now?
piano, 6-string guitar, 12-string guitar, various other string and wind instruments
How many different notes can you hear simultaneously and still name individually?
Is there any restriction to naming notes on instruments other than your primary instrument?
No response given
Can you sing tones corresponding to musical notes if you are given the letter name of the note?
Do you have any exceptional abilities in the following areas?
1. When in the USAF, I was tested for my ability to learn new languages and had a perfect score on the test. They almost forced me to change my area of training from electronics to language translation. 2. I was a Chemical Engineer before I was totally d
Do you have any specific sensory associations with particular musical pitches (i.e. color, smell, taste etc...)?
I have not noticed anything specific.
Have you noticed any changes in your absolute pitch ability with age?
|Relation||Plays instrument||Has absolute pitch||Comments|
|Father||No||Not sure||Not aware of any ability|
|Mother||No||Not sure||Not aware of any ability; however, my maternal Aunt played a large number of instruments and has a MA degree in Music. I am fairly certain my Aunt had absolute pitch|