RELATIVE PITCH By N., Sam M.S. - 2 Capability of identifying a pitch of sound correctly by using internal references to pitch. Compare with: absolute pitch. RELATIVE PITCH: "She was very good at determining relative pitch." Related Psychology Terms HEARING (AUDITION) AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO HEARING ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD STIMULUS (literally “goad”) DETECTION THEORY PITCH ADOLESCENCE (Theories) MUSIC TESTS Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RELATIVE PITCH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/relative-pitch/ (accessed June 29, 2022).