There's a perpetually propagated myth that if you have absolute pitch, then if you listen to music that is out of tune, you have a bad experience. If there is any truth to this myth, it's definitely not an absolute. Some people may be disturbed by … [Read more...]
Quit On A High Point
Traditionally, learning new skills concentrates on rote repetition, reiterating the skill a large number of times until it is consistently performed correctly. But recent developments in learning theory, which have been applied with particular … [Read more...]
Ear Training FAQ and EarTrainingHacks
I've reserved a special tag for all ear training frequently asked questions. Some of them have to do with Absolute Pitch Power and some of them deal with ear training in general. So if you have any questions, check this [tag]FAQ[/tag] tag first. If … [Read more...]
Have You Found This To Be A Normal Occurance For People Using Your Course?
Kevin: Since beginning your course, friends of mine have gotten iPods, claiming that everyone needs them. I'll point to my head and say "I've already got one". This is true, as songs have become much more vivid in my imagination, so much that I can … [Read more...]
Will These Factors Hamper My Ability To Gain Absolute Pitch?
Kevin: I play bass in an orchestra (which is notorious for being a difficult instrument to play in tune), as well as sing in a chorus where my fellow tenors could be as much as, but not limited to, a half step flat on an given note. Will these … [Read more...]
Does Absolute Pitch Power require an instrument?
Michael: Does your course require an instrument? or does it include all the sounds need to train (could I do it while traveling in my car?) Graham: Michael, my course doesn't require an instrument. I wanted to make it available to anybody and … [Read more...]
Do You Consider That Each Note Has A Different Character?
Ross: Hi, do you consider that each note has a different character? If so, have you found that the same qualities of the same notes are heard by different people (eg. F# = bright, Eb = dull)? If not, what do you see as the point of learning AP … [Read more...]
What’s The Most Powerful Technique For Perfect Pitch?
Jim: Ok, I just want to know what you think the most powerful technique for perfect pitch is. I usually just play an A chord and then randomly choose a note to figure out. It works pretty good but Im sure you've got a better trick. Graham: Jim, … [Read more...]
Is There A Quick And Easy Way Of Acquiring Absolute Pitch?
Shaan: I work during the day and have little time in evening. I really really want absolute pitch is there a quick and easy way of acquiring this skill? Graham: Shaan, can you commit 15 minutes a day 5 days a week? In my experience, that's all you … [Read more...]
Any Tips On Guitar Tuning, Ear And Pitch Training?
Robert McIndoe: I have been playing guitar for two years now and am very dedicated. I purchased a tuning fork lask week and have downloaded a few ways to tune my guitar using the tuning fork, any tips on tuning, ear and pitch training would be … [Read more...]