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The Myth of "Perfect Pitch"..... and How to Get "It"
by Kirk Whipple

Table of Contents


I. Discoveries… Tripping Over "It"

II. An Inconclusive and Misleading Test

III. Perhaps a Better Test

IV. Possible Conclusions / Why "Perfect?"

V. What "It" Is

VI. Getting "It"

VII. A great tutor: your voice

VIII. Another great tutor: your instrument.

IX. Pitfalls and problems of this study.

X. About reference tones

XI. The benefits of a refined tonal memory

XII. The drawbacks of a refined tonal memory

XIII. Enjoying music in "the wrong key"

XIV. Just could not resist…

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Updated: September 18, 2004 (KB)

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