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Absolute Pitch Prelimary Screening Responses -- huD8C3BD

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?
It's tough to put into words but I've always had the ability to discern pitch and tell when pitch is off. I'm a professional singer and musician, and my father, aunt, cousins, maternal grandparents and great grandparents were/are all professional musician
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?
vocals, guitar, piano, bass, percussion, harmonica, banjo, ukelele, etc

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?
Not sure
Please explain
I'm not classically trained, so I'm not always lightning-fast at naming individual notes in a chord, but I can generally do it and identify if their pitch is off or on.

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?
Please explain
I always had extraordinarily sharp hearing--sadly, exposure to loud sound over the years has diminished that ability somewhat. My vision was also very acute, and still remains pretty sharp.
Do you have any specific sensory associations with particular musical pitches (i.e. color, smell, taste etc...)?
Please explain
I often associate/perceive various colors with different musical tones/notes (and sometimes vice versa).

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

Family History

Relation Plays instrument Has absolute pitch Comments
Father Yes Yes professional guitarist and singer - deceased
Mother No No