The National Pipe Organ Register (NPOR)

The Royal College of Organists is responsible for the day-to-day management of the National Pipe Organ Register - a unique internet-based database containing details of 31,000 organs, and includes 10,000 pictures and 260 sound recordings. Having been started in its present form in 1991 in Cambridge by Peter le Huray and Mike Sayers, the NPOR project has since been guided by the Council of the British Institute of Organ Studies (BIOS), with data input and editing carried out by a small group of dedicated volunteers. Today’s NPOR is a remarkable and important resource, widely admired and heavily used. The service…