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Absolute Pitch Prelimary Screening Responses -- huD6D3D9

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:
Not sure
Do you have absolute pitch?

How would you define the ability of absolute pitch?
I can hear and match a note being played/sung. I can also remember and reproduce a note heard previously (subway door closing tone, after 5 years).
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?

How many different notes can you hear simultaneously and still name individually?
No response given

Is there any restriction to naming notes on instruments other than your primary instrument?
Please explain
I can't name the note (single), I can only "sing" it and match it.

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?
languages, sense
Please explain
Mildly dyslexic in math. I have a good ear for language, (i.e., matching pronunciation) but poor linguistic skills (memorization). Good color perception, and the ability to "see" items that others miss.
Do you have any specific sensory associations with particular musical pitches (i.e. color, smell, taste etc...)?
Please explain
No response given

Have you noticed any changes in your absolute pitch ability with age?

Family History

Relation Plays instrument Has absolute pitch Comments
Father No No Deceased. Not particularly interested in music.
Mother Yes No Deceased; played piano. Passionate about all kinds of music.
Brother Yes Yes Sings, plays guitar in a band. Excellent musical memory and improvisational skills.
Sister Yes No Played flute, piano, drums. No longer plays.
Brother Yes No Sings, plays guitar.
Brother Yes No Plays drums.