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Music Perception. 2018; 362135–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2018.36.2.135
Published: 01 December 2018
... absolute pitch relative pitch cross-cultural tonality music education References Bachem, A. ( 1937 ). Various types of absolute pitch . Journal of the Acoustical Society of America , 9 , 146 – 151 . Bachem, A. ( 1940 ). The genesis of absolute pitch . Journal of the Acoustical...
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Music Perception. 2015; 324344–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.4.344
Published: 01 April 2015
...Stefanie A. Hutka; Claude Alain Absolute pitch (AP) is the rare ability to identify or produce a specific pitch without a reference pitch, which appears to be more prevalent in tone-language speakers than non-tone-language speakers. Numerous studies support a close relationship between AP, music...
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Music Perception. 2017; 345569–584 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.34.5.569
Published: 01 June 2017
...Zohar Eitan; Moshe Shay Ben-Haim; Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis It is undisputed that the cognition of tonal music is primarily established by pitch relationships set within a tonal scheme such as a major or minor key. The corresponding notion—that absolute pitch and absolute key are largely...
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Music Perception. 2015; 325493–506 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.5.493
Published: 01 June 2015
...Katrin Bittrich; Kathrin Schlemmer; Sven Blankenberger The present study investigated the impact of simple pair-association mechanisms for the acquisition of absolute pitch. At intervals of two weeks, participants ( N = 20 adult nonmusicians) completed three tone identification tests (pre, post...
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Music Perception. 2015; 323254–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2015.32.3.254
Published: 01 February 2015
... model makes a unique prediction that musicians with absolute pitch (AP) should be biased towards compensating for objectively mistuned notes in a single note imitation task. In this paper, we tested this prediction by asking musicians with and without AP to imitate vocal notes that are either well-tuned...
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Music Perception. 2014; 314359–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2014.31.4.359
Published: 01 April 2014
...Anders Dohn; Eduardo A. Garza-Villarreal; Lars Riisgaard Ribe; Mikkel Wallentin; Peter Vuust Absolute pitch (AP) is the ability to identify or produce pitches of musical tones without an external reference. Active AP (i.e., pitch production or pitch adjustment) and passive AP (i.e., pitch...
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Music Perception. 1990; 82177–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285495
Published: 01 December 1990
...Ken'ichi Miyazaki Three experiments on absolute- pitch identification were performed to examine how quickly and accurately subjects with absolute pitch could respond to different pitch classes. Sixty different pitches in a five-octave range were tested. Subjects with absolute pitch tried to...
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Music Perception. 2012; 293285–296 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2012.29.3.285
Published: 01 February 2012
...Sarah J. Wilson; Dean Lusher; Catherine L. Martin; Genevieve Rayner; Neil McLachlan the skill of absolute pitch (ap) has been proposed as an ideal paradigm for investigating the complex relationships that exist between the genome and its expression at a cognitive and behavioral level (the phenotype...
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Music Perception. 1989; 711–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285445
Published: 01 October 1989
...Ken'ichi Miyazaki Pitch identification by absolute-pitch (AP) possessors was tested with three different timbres. Twelve notes per octave in the equally tempered chromatic scale were presented randomly over a seven-octave range. AP subjects identified the note quite accurately but showed a...
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Music Perception. 2009; 27289–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2009.27.2.89
Published: 01 December 2009
...Patrick Bermudez; Robert J. Zatorre BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT OF ABSOLUTE PITCH (AP) ability over the better part of the last century has strongly suggested that a variety of proficiency levels exists and can only be more comprehensively described with the use of rigorous testing providing precise and...
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Music Perception. 2006; 24163–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2006.24.1.63
Published: 01 September 2006
... partial AP (greater accuracy for white-key notes) and a high prevalence of AP in Japan. © 2006 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2006 absolute pitch early learning critical period pitch naming music training KEN ICHI MIYAZAKI University of Niigata YOKO...
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Music Perception. 2004; 213339–356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2004.21.3.339
Published: 01 March 2004
...DIANA DEUTSCH; TREVOR HENTHORN; MARK DOLSON Absolute pitch is generally considered to reflect a rare musical endowment; however, its characteristics are puzzling and its genesis is unclear. We describe two experiments in which native speakers of tone languages——Mandarin and Vietnamese——were found...
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Music Perception. 2003; 211105–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2003.21.1.105
Published: 01 September 2003
...DANIEL J. LEVITIN; ROBERT J. ZATORRE We discuss two issues raised in the article about the acquisition of absolute pitch published in Music Perception by W. A. Brown, H. Sachs, K. Cammuso, and S. E. Folstein (2002) with which we disagree. First, we describe that aspect of musical training we feel...
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Music Perception. 2003; 211111–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2003.21.1.111
Published: 01 September 2003
...OLIVER VITOUCH The early learning model of absolute pitch has recently been challenged (W. A. Brown, H. Sachs, K. Cammuso, & S. E. Folstein, 2002). This article gives a brief review of the cumulative evidence in favor of the model: Prevalence of absolute pitch is increased (a) in the...
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Music Perception. 2003; 211119–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2003.21.1.119
Published: 01 September 2003
..., identification accuracy of children 5––6 years old surpassed the accuracies of children 3––4 years old and adults. Combined with an analysis of perceptual strategies, the data provide strong support for a critical period for absolute pitch acquisition. Received July 12, 2003, accepted August 1,2003 ©© 2003...
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Music Perception. 2003; 204357–382 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2003.20.4.357
Published: 01 June 2003
...Laura Bischoff Renninger; Roni I. Granot; Emanuel Donchin Our primary goal has been to elucidate a model of pitch memory by examining the brain activity of musicians with and without absolute pitch during listening tasks. Subjects, screened for both absolute and relative pitch abilities, were...
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Music Perception. 2002; 194595–597 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2002.19.4.595
Published: 01 June 2002
... Driftwood Dr., Tiverton, RI 02878. (e-mail: Walter_Brown@brown.edu) ISSN: 0730-7829. Send requests for permission to reprint to Rights and Permissions, University of California Press, 2000 Center St., Ste. 303, Berkeley, CA 94704-1223. Notes and Comment Early Music Training and Absolute Pitch WA LT E R A...
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Music Perception. 2001; 184491–503 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2001.18.4.491
Published: 01 June 2001
...Howard M. Lenhoff; Olegario Perales; Gregory Hickok Absolute pitch is reported to occur in 1 out of 10,000 persons, usually those trained in music before age 6. We demonstrate that the five individuals we tested, who have Williams syndrome, a condition caused by a microdeletion of about 20 genes in...
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Music Perception. 2000; 182111–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285905
Published: 01 December 2000
...Elizabeth West Marvin; Alexander R. Brinkman Previous research has shown that listeners with absolute pitch identify white-key pitches (as on the piano) more quickly and accurately than they identify black-key pitches. Related research has shown that the timbre of tones also affects pitch...
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Music Perception. 1994; 122267–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/40285656
Published: 01 December 1994
...Jasba Simpson; David Huron An analysis of reaction time data collected by Miyazaki (1989) provides additional support for absolute pitch as a learned phenomenon. Specifically, the data are shown to be consistent with the Hick- Hyman law, which relates the reaction time for a given stimulus to its...