2017 ARSC Awards for Excellence

The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) posts the following message.

— 2017 ARSC AWARDS —

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 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 2017 Awards for Excellence honor works published in 2016.

For the 2017 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.