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ARSC Awards for Excellence: 2002 Winners

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Best Research in Recorded General Popular Music

Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams: The Early Years,1903-1940, by Gary Giddins (Little, Brown & Company, 2001)

Best Research in Recorded Folk or Ethnic Music

Yellow Music: Media Culture and Colonial Modernity in Chinese Jazz Age, by Andrew F. Jones (Duke University Press)

Best Research in Recorded Country Music

Discography of Western Swing and Hot String Bands, 1928-1942, by Cary Ginell and Kevin Coffey (Greenwood Press)

Best Research in Recorded Classical Music

Best Discography
Witold Lutoslawski: A Bio-Bibliography
, by Stanislaw Bedkowski and Stinislaw Hrabia (Greenwood Press, 2001)

Best History
Sviatoslav Richter: Notebooks and Conversations
, by Bruno Monsaingeon, translated by Stewart Spencer (Princeton University Press, 2001)

Certificate of Merit
Pietro Mascagni: A Bio-Bibliography
, by Roger Flury (Greenwood Press, 2001)

Best Research in Recorded Rock Music

Orbison, by Colin Escott; discography by Richard Weize, notes to Bear Family CDs (2001)

Best Research in Recorded Jazz Music

Best History
The Miller Companion to Jazz in Canada: And Canadians in Jazz
, by Mark Miller (Mercury Press, 2001)

Certificate of Merit
Before Motown: A History of Jazz in Detroit, 1920-1960
, by Lars Bjorn and Jim Gallert (University of Michigan Press, 2001)

Best Discography
Brilliant Corners: A Bio-Discography of Thelonious Monk
, compiled by Chris Sheridan (Greenwood Press, 2001)

Best Research in Recorded Blues Music

Screamin and Hollerin the Blues: The Worlds of Charley Patton, by David Evans, John Fahey, Edward Komara, Dick Spottswood notes to Revenant CDs (2001)

Best Research in Recorded Music

Beyond Recall: A Record of Jewish Musical Life in Nazi Berlin, 1933-1938, by Rainer E. Lotz, Horst J. P. Bergmeier, and Ejal Jakob Eisler, notes to Bear Family CDs (2001)

Certificate of Merit
Aural History: Essays on Recorded Sound
, ed. by Andy Linehan (British Library, National Sound Archives, 2001)

Best Research in Record Labels or Manufacturers

Brunswick Records: A Discography of Recordings, 1916-1931 [in 4 volumes], by Ross Laird (Greenwood Press, 2001)

Certificate of Merit
Okeh Race Records: The 8000 "Race" Series
, by Laurie Wright (Self-published, 2001)

Best Research in Preservation and Reproduction of Recorded Sound

Broadcast Transcription Discs, by James R. Powell, Jr.(Gramophone Adventures, 2001)

Phonographs With Flair: A Century of Style in Sound Reproduction, by Timothy C. Fabrizio and George F. Paul (Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001)


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