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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000511.txt from 2002/05

From: "Forest E. Aten Jr." <forestaten@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Perfect Pitch
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 09:42:31 -0400

The BBC news article related to the perfect pitch study....

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/in_depth/sci_tech/2001/san_francisco/newsid
_1179000/1179664.stm

F. Aten

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Pay" <Tony@-----.uk>
Subject: Re: [kl] Perfect Pitch

> I was interested in the following report of some recent research on
> perfect pitch:
>
> http://www.news.wisc.edu/releases/view.html?id=5819
>
> The suggestion is that we are all born with perfect pitch, but that the
> ability is almost always superseded by relative pitch, which is much
> more useful in everyday life.
>
> It seems that to retain perfect pitch, we need to exercise it early on.
>
> Tony
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