Some articles on pitch, test:
... Absolute pitch (AP) is the ability to produce or recognize specific pitches without reference to an external standard ... People boasting AP have internalized pitch references, and thus are able to maintain stable representations of pitch in long-term memory ... A method commonly used to test for AP is as follows subjects are first asked to close their eyes and imagine that a specific song is playing in their heads ...
Famous quotes containing the words test and/or pitch:
“The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth.”
—George Jean Nathan (18821958)
“He maintained that the case was lost or won by the time the final juror had been sworn in; his summation was set in his mind before the first witness was called. It was all in the orchestration, he claimed: in knowing how and where to pitch each and every particular argument; who to intimidate; who to trust, who to flatter and court; who to challenge; when to underplay and exactly when to let out all the stops.”
—Dorothy Uhnak (b. 1933)