Pitch matching is an essential part of aural skills development and it is a great place to start with beginners.
While tuning to a drone might seem like a basic concept, precise pitch matching to a drone is actually a highly refined skill.
I find it helpful to remind the student that pitch matching
is not necessarily required in everyone's day-to-day existence.
The test frequencies used for pitch matching were those for which an LM was obtained.
The FCDS procedure is fundamentally different than tinnitus pitch matching in that patients classify a comparison stimulus relative to the tinnitus rather than matching the stimulus to the tinnitus.
In the auditions they each had to sing a solo classical piece, sight read a piece of music they had never seen before and show their pitch matching
Children's Pitch Matching
, Vocal Range, and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Another kind of study was done to consider pitch patterns in children's pitch matching.
Most of the studies on instructional effects focused on children's pitch-matching accuracy, and most of the results showed a positive effect for children's pitch matching (Apfelstadt, 1983, 1984; Buckton, 1977; Gould, 1969).
Articles in Number 28 are: "The Effect of Vocal Models, Curriculum, and Grade Level on the Pitch Matching
Accuracy of Adolescent Male Singers in Various Stages of Vocal Development" (Judy K.
Eighteen poor singers were presented with human and synthetic pitch matching
The result of pitch matching
was that the mean PMs for the tinnitus group were significantly higher in frequency than for the nontinnitus group.