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A case of receptive amusia with prominent timbre perception defect
  1. A Mazzucchi*,
  2. C Marchini,
  3. R Budai,
  4. M Parma*
  1. *Istituto di Clinica Neurologica dell'Università di Parma, Parma, Italy
  2. The Divisione Neurologica dell'Ospedale Civile di Udine,† Parma, Italy

    Abstract

    A patient with a right temporal lesion is described who, in recognising sounds and noises, complained of deficits which seemed to be most evident when sounds and noises could be recognised mainly by timbre whereas no deficit was noticed when pitch and rhythm were the main indicators. In addition, some global distortions in musical appreciation were complained of and described as “resonance” or “loss of aesthetic pleasure”.

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