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Rationalizing culture IRCAM, Boulez, and the institutionalization of the musical avant-garde by Georgina Born

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Boulez, Pierre, 1925-,
  • IRCAM (Research institute : France),
  • Avant-garde (Music)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-383) and index.

StatementGeorgina Born.
LC ClassificationsML32.F82 I745 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 390 p. :
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1428182M
ISBN 100520085078
LC Control Number93039386

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