International Music Institute Darmstadt
Coordinates: 49 ° 51 ′ 12.8 " N , 8 ° 40 ′ 15.2" E
The International Music Institute Darmstadt (IMD) is an information center for contemporary music , which is best known for the "International Summer Courses for New Music" ( Darmstadt Summer Courses ) that has been taking place in Darmstadt since 1946 . The IMD is a cultural institute of the city of Darmstadt.
He has an extensive library and archive on music and music history of the 20th century. The institute's collection includes a library on German and international contemporary music with more than 35,000 scores , around 5,000 book titles, 2,000 digitized tape recordings of live recordings of the holiday course concerts and lectures, a record and CD collection, as well as an extensive press and photo archive . It is one of the world's most extensive collections of music on new music.