Perfect pitch/relative pitch

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  1. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    I'd like to know if anyone here has perfect pitch. I myself am on this one course to get me there, and if you all want I could help you get perfect pitch, not that I do have it.
     
  2. demonicdnb

    demonicdnb got duct-tape?

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    we're doing a bunch of ear training drills right now in my critical listening class.
    pretty cool. i have wondered about that actual "perfect pitch" program on tv tho.
     
  3. TongueFlap

    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    thats a mission!

    I had to do some of the frequency training tho, random noises, white & pink noise...
     
  4. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    What for? I've never heard of anything like it.
     
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  6. demonicdnb

    demonicdnb got duct-tape?

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    thats how we're doing it. pink noise at31,63,125,250,500hz etc. kinda hard actually. only been at it for two weeks. im always an octave off.
     
  7. TongueFlap

    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    yeh thats it mate...

    after a while it becomes easier. it is kinda usefull tho.
     
  8. Alexi

    Alexi Drench Audio

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    I used to have perfect pitch for one octave, E2-E3, when I used to play guitar properly, I could hear a note an correspond it to a fret on the bottom E string.

    Can't do it anymore, but gonna get back into ear training, because I need to relearn all the intervals etc. and it can be really useful
     
  9. Zeal

    Zeal Ohm/C2D/Dark Asylum/Ennex

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    Having perfect pitch it a fucker believe

    You hear anything that is slightly out, can be a nightmare when watching live bands and such :(
     
  10. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    what is this 'perfect pitch' people are refering to? is it something akin to tuning your kick drum pitch to meat your first bass note?
     
  11. Zeal

    Zeal Ohm/C2D/Dark Asylum/Ennex

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  12. Sammy_Dodger

    Sammy_Dodger Mr Ed

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    I know professional musicians who have trained their whole life and never able to get 'perfect pitch' It can be trained, but not taught...

    Its more of a gift...

    your better off walking round with a tuning fork after learning 'cadences'. Then you can just about work out any note or key.

    A cadence is the distance between the set of notes or chords...ie C to G is a major 5th.
     
  13. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    ahhhh, my brain!
     
  14. Alexi

    Alexi Drench Audio

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    Had to learn all of this for a theory exam, so to correct your explaination :teeth:

    Cadences are always chords, single notes are merely intervals. Your example C to G being a major fifth is an interval not a cadence.

    The order the chords are played dictates the specific cadance and describes the harmonic link between the two chords, eg:

    If a chord progression changes from A flat major to E flat major, it is a movement of IV-I, therefore a plagal cadence.

    E flat example

    I - E Flat Major
    II - F Minor
    III - G Minor
    IV - A Flat Major
    V - B Flat Major
    VI - C Minor
    VII - D Diminished
     
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    Sammy_Dodger Mr Ed

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    yeah i know all this bro...i was tryin to keep it as simple as poss for some of the not so musically trained members...

    Used to hate theory back in the day...
     
  16. Alexi

    Alexi Drench Audio

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    Yeah it's cool mate, but unfortunately I don't think it's possible to simplify cadences
     
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    Sammy_Dodger Mr Ed

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    hence why my explanation was pretty poor... haha
     
  18. Alexi

    Alexi Drench Audio

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    Yeah lol, still trying to figure out how to explain counterpoint in a sentence
     
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    Sammy_Dodger Mr Ed

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    fooooooooook that!! hhahaha...good luck!
     
  20. Protoplasym

    Protoplasym Nuskool

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    that's what she said

    :)