Literary Ireland

Contemporary Music Centre

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Contact details

Address

19 Fishamble Street, Temple Bar, Dublin City, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)16731922
F: +353(0)16489100
E: info@cmc.ie

Set in Dublin's Temple Bar, the Contemporary Music Centre is Ireland's national archive and resource centre for new music. It includes a library and sound archive, as well as online reference services.

The Contemporary Music Centre supports the work of composers throughout the Republic and Northern Ireland. It is located in the west end of Dublin’s Temple Bar.

The centre is used, nationally and internationally, by performers, composers, promoters and members of the public interested in finding out more about music in Ireland. Its library and sound archive, which are open to the public free of charge, contain the only existing comprehensive collection of music by Irish composers.

Extensive reference and advice services are available and the centre's website provides access to resources for those who cannot visit in person.

The Contemporary Music Centre engages in an ongoing programme of development work to promote new Irish music at home and abroad, and is a member of the International Association of Music Information Centres (IAMIC).