Jacques Offenbach 200 years today!

Today we are celebrating Jacques Offenbach’s 200th birthday. We have selected two rare 78 discs with his sparkling music, to mark the day. Offenbach, Jacques […]

Klassisk kaffe med Tarjei Nygård

Opptak fra Klassisk kaffe på Coffeeberry i Stavanger lørdag 17. november 2018, hvor Tarjei Nygård presenterte sine favoritter fra Norsk lydinstitutt sin platesamling. Tarjei Nygård […]

Klassisk Kaffe med John Derek Bishop (Tortusa)

Opptak fra Klassisk kaffe på Coffeeberry i Stavanger lørdag 26. januar 2019, hvor John Derek Bishop presenterte sine favoritter fra Lydarkivets platesamling. John Derek Bishop […]

The collection of recorded music and associated items is one of the largest private collections of its kind in the world. The collection currently contains more than 120,000 LP records, 50,000 78 rpm records, 10,000 audio reel tapes, 5,000 video and music cassettes, 5,000 books on music, record catalogues and periodicals, as well as extensive equipment for playing and copying of recordings.



The Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound is adjacent to the Bjergsted park, a 5-minute walk from the city center. Either along the pier or through idyllic old Stavanger.