Techniques for remembering a pitch without reference

Is pitch memory rare?

Abstract. The ability to recall the absolute pitch level of familiar music (latent absolute pitch memory) is widespread in adults, in contrast to the rare ability to label single pitches without a reference tone (overt absolute pitch memory).

Is perfect pitch memory?

Having perfect pitch is likely related to a person’s auditory working memory—in other words, their ability to remember and assign meaning to sounds such as musical notes.

What is pitch memory test?

A basic pitch memory experiment consisting of 24 total trials, half in which the test and exemplar tones match, and half in which the test and exemplar tones are mismatched. All tones are 500 ms sine waves ranging from 220.0 Hz to 880.0 Hz (two octaves, 25 total tones).