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Not really, no. Only the most advanced surround sound systems support proper vertical panning (it would be called tilting I suppose). All standard systems have at all or at least the crucial speakers1 on the same vertical level, so there's not really any elevation information present. Any perceived top-bottom separation has indirect, psycho- or ...
All of that is perfectly normal. Boost vs. cut What our ears do is not really a Fourier transform like in spectrum analysers1, it's more comparable to an auto-correlation function. For instance, we still recognise pitches without a problem even when the fundamental frequency is completely missing! This is useful in natural hearing environments, since ...
The sound becomes higher in pitch. Pitch is, basically, just frequency. "Shriller" is one way to describe this, although it carries a somewhat negative connotation.
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