perfect pitch Archive

  • Perfect pitch (“absolute pitch”) is the capability of certain people to hear a note, without any harmonic context, and correctly identify its pitch.  Scientists are not certain how perfect pitch is developed, but there is a general consensus that it is a mixture of genetics and early-aged exposure/training.

    Perfect Pitch: Recognizing Notes Out of Thin Air

    Perfect pitch (“absolute pitch”) is the capability of certain people to hear a note, without any harmonic context, and correctly identify its pitch. Scientists are not certain how perfect pitch is developed, but there is a general consensus that it is a mixture of genetics and early-aged exposure/training.

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