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Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound


Iselin Grayston, Manager

Iselin Grayston is responsible for the daily operations of the Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound, the organization of collaborations with other institutions and representing the Institute and its interests.

Phone:(+47) 993 23 643

Patricio Portell, Music librarian

The music librarian is responsible for the organizing and cataloging the collections, promoting the use of the collection through exhibitions and lectures, assisting patrons of the Institute and answering questions from the public.


Jacqueline von Arb, Director (on leave)

Jacqueline von Arb has been the Director of the Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound, responsible for the organization of collaborations with other institutions and representering the Institute and its interests in national and international organizations and conferences from August 1989 until April 2018. She is now one a one year leave of absence.

Phone:(+47) 98 25 06 28

Associated staff

Per Dahl, professional musicologist and in-house researcher

Per Dahl is a musicologist at the University of Oslo, with offices at the Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound. He also holds a position as an academic consultant at the Institute and is responsible for much of the Institute's educational programs. In addition, he assists with musical expertise related to the management of the collection.


Odd-Jan Jonassen

Odd-Jan Jonassen has expertise on Tandberg tape players, repairs equipment, and provides advice about analog sound recording technology

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