The Association for Recorded Sound Collections Announces 2015 Award Winners
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Posted by: Shannon K. Larson
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research.
Begun in 1991, the awards are presented to authors and publishers of books, articles, liner notes, and monographs, to recognize outstanding published research in the field of recorded sound. In giving these awards, ARSC recognizes outstanding contributions, encourages high standards, and promotes awareness of superior works.
Two awards may be presented annually in each category -- one for best history and one for best discography. Certificates of Merit are presented to runners-up of exceptionally high quality. The 2015 Awards for Excellence honor works published in 2014. Additionally, a Lifetime Achievement Award and an Award for Distinguished Service to Historical Recordings are also presented annually.
For the 2015 winners, go to:
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals -everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.