The Institution of IRCAM

Born Georgina

in Rationalizing Culture

Published by University of California Press

Published in print September 1995 | ISBN: 9780520202160
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520916845 | DOI:
The Institution of IRCAM

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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

Chapter.  15011 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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