Perfect Pitch

Absolute pitch (AP), widely referred to as perfect pitch, is a rare auditory phenomenon characterized by the ability of a person to identify or re-create a given musical note without the benefit of a reference tone.AP can be demonstrated via linguistic labeling ("naming" a note), auditory imagery, or sensorimotor responses. For example, an AP possessor can accurately reproduce a heard tone on their musical instrument without "hunting" for the correct pitch. Researchers estimate the occurrence of AP to be 1 in 10,000 people.Generally, absolute pitch implies some or all of the following abilities, achieved without a reference tone: Identify by name individual pitches (e.g.
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  • The Subtletiesof a Perfect Pitch

    … of the insights won’t be terribly shocking to anyone who’s ever written a pitch email, but a few of the finer details are worth highlighting. Most writers write only one story per day, despite receiving an average minimum of 20 pitches. Even worse, only 11 percent of those surveyed say they regularly write stories based on information sent in a pitch…

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