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#beginquote# I still say that you cannot learn perfect pitch. Perfect pitch means that if a note is played on any thing, You can tell what that note is. I've seen people with PP tell the notes of a ringing church with the overtones. Or hear a train whistle and tell exactly what the notes are. That is perfect pitch. That cannot be taught. It's as inherited a trait as eye color or height. Relative pitch, however, can be taught and improved. Relative pitch is the ability to "relate" one pitch to another after hearing a note. Most (almost all, in fact) people have good relative pitch. In some it is better simply because it is used more (musicians). Tone deafness is the exact opposite of perfect pitch. You cannot distinguish between tones no matter how hard you try. That's how I understand the differnce in perfect and relative pitch. #endquote#
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