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The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is a premier forum for the advancement, dissemination and interchange of new music from around the world. Through ISCM, our members promote contemporary music in all its varied forms, strengthening musical life in their local contexts and making their music and its creators known to world.

Getting past difficult pronunciations to answering some difficult questions — the 2014 ISCM World Music Days

Although it has been established as an important urban center for more than 1000 years, Wrocław remains somewhat off the beaten path. There are few direct flights, not even from most places in Europe. Yet its history connects it to at least five different countries. Celtic tribes settled there in the 4th century B.C.E. although…

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World Music Days 2014 Wroclaw, Poland Report

World Music Days 2014 Wroclaw is my second WMD experience and presented a breadth of programmed works with aplomb. From Ryoji Ikeda’s brilliantly ostentatiousaudio-visual piece Datamatics, to pieces performed on multi-coloured children’s toys (amongst other instruments) by Małe Instrumenty, through to operas performed in gilded rooms, there was “something for everyone”. That “everyone”, more often…

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