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GUEST,The black belt caterpillar wrestler How short can a note be? (58* d) How short can a note be? 28 Jan 08

I was wondering how long a musical note has to be for the human brain to decide what pitch it is.
I mean if is 100 cycles per second and we hear it for 1/50 of a second then can we identify it with from just two complete cycles, or does it have to be of longer duartion, or can we actually recognise a note from less than a single cycle?

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