In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1oído absoluto masculineoído perfecto masculine
- Some musicians have perfect pitch; they can immediately identify the pitch of any note.
- Born in 1966 and brought up in Belfast, he discovered his voice when he found he had perfect pitch in music class at school.
- Even at the age of four, Mozart plays the harpsichord with stunning virtuosity, and is noted for his perfect pitch.
- Music included, as one with synesthesic perfect pitch it's never been an aesthetic experience for me.
- Significantly, studies show that musicians with perfect pitch have the left hemisphere of their brains jumping up and down in excitement when undertaking music perception tests.
- Her pitiful attempts at music making leave her envious of those with perfect pitch.
- Some have drawn parallels between synesthesia and perfect pitch.
- Chapter Six, ‘Increasing the Auditory Modality,’ is about developing auditory skills and reviews such topics as developing relative or perfect pitch.
- He proposes that people may be born with perfect pitch but lose the ability as they mature.
- In other words, we value the capacity to turn a phrase or solve a problem more than the ability to execute a pirouette, exhibit perfect pitch or make a new friend, although the latter activities are just as challenging.
- If I had perfect pitch I could tell you the note of my hard drive.
- Born in Paris on October 9 1835, young Camille started to learn the piano, and displayed perfect pitch, at the age of two; at three, he composed his first pieces.
- At some point I began hearing about perfect pitch, and people recognizing notes just by hearing them, and naming them.
- Her perfect pitch and ability to quickly learn the piano led her mother to hope she would become the first successful black concert pianist in the US.
- Several teachers all found him to be extraordinary on the piano - he had perfect pitch and an amazing memory.
- She was also a gifted singer and could sing French opera arias in perfect pitch.
- I can hear how he's just so full of himself and his perfect pitch and vibrato that he doesn't even notice what a dreadful and boring song it is.
- The bird-watcher and composer had perfect pitch; he was known for ambling through the French countryside and recording the calls he heard on staff paper.
- They both possessed perfect pitch and that is where I got it from.
- They obviously have no confidence in his voice, as he is drowned out by backing vocalists with perfect pitch but no soul.
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