Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique [IRCAM]
- Peter Manning
Music research institute in Paris. In 1970 President Georges Pompidou of France invited the composer and conductor Pierre Boulez to establish a centre for research into new music and associated technologies, to be situated in Paris adjacent to the Centre Pompidou. Seven years later IRCAM became fully operational with Boulez as director, a post he held until ...