Absolute Pitch Prelimary Screening Responses -- huD649F1
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 hear notes as crystalline sounds that are either spot-on or off-key. Listening to musical performances, I can hardly bare it if an instrument is the least bit out of tune, whereas the people I'm with are unaware of any problem. It's too long since I cou
At what age did you know you had absolute pitch?
What musical activities do you do now?
Play a musical instrument
No response given
At what age did you start to play your first instrument?
What instrument or instruments do you play now?
None now. Used to be violin (8 years) and clavé in a percussion jam group
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?
It's long since I've played. It's about how I hear and listen.
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?
Sensory - yes Languages learned and spoken with reading fluency in some. In order: Latin, Russian, French, Spanish, Norwegian, Portuguese. Polyphonic polyrhythmic music such as Mozambiquan & other African music
Do you have any specific sensory associations with particular musical pitches (i.e. color, smell, taste etc...)?
Emotion but we all do Polyphonies
Have you noticed any changes in your absolute pitch ability with age?
|Relation||Plays instrument||Has absolute pitch||Comments|
|Father||No||Not sure||Died some years ago. He was a certifed square dance caller in his local community and he, as my mom, had tastes in the 1940s-50s blues, 50s-60s folk, 40s-50s-2000s jazz, 1960s popular|
|Mother||No||Not sure||She exposed us to a lot of the above. She was a seeker of new sounds.|