NORWEGIAN COLLECTION OF FOLK MUSIC

Norsk folkemusikksamling

The Norwegian Collection of Folk Music was founded in 1951 as an independent music research institute by Norway’s first professor of musicology, Olav Gurvin. From 1971–2013 it was part of the University of Oslo and since 2014 it has been part of the music section of the Norwegian National Library.

Collections

Roughly 2000 hours of sound recordings and 300 hours of video recordings, mainly from the archive's own field work

Web

www.nb.no/folkemusikk 
www.facebook.com/Norsk-FolkemusikksamlingNorwegian-Collection-of-Folk-Music-167182869979460/

Address

Henrik Ibsens gate 110, Oslo, Norway Postboks 2674 Solli, 0203 Oslo, Norway tel. +47 810 013 00


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