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Rationalizing CultureIRCAM, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde$
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Georgina Born

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780520202160

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520202160.001.0001

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The Institution of IRCAM

The Institution of IRCAM

Culture and Status

(p.102) Chapter IV The Institution of IRCAM
Rationalizing Culture

Born Georgina

University of California Press

This chapter examines the culture and status of the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM) as an institution, explaining that IRCAM began as a public institution as the music department of the Centre Georges Pompidou (CGP), and gained legal status as a semiautonomous private association with its own statutes in 1977. It also discusses IRCAM's organization, activities, population, and employment.

Keywords:   IRCAM, public institution, Centre Georges Pompidou, legal status, private association

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