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ARSC Awards for Excellence: 2004 Winners

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Best Research in Recorded Popular Music

Best Discography
Paul Whiteman: Pioneer in American Music, 1890-1930
by Don Rayno (Scarecrow Press)

Best History
Sondheim on Music: Minor Details and Major Decisions
by Mark Eden Horowitz and Stephen Sondheim (Scarecrow Press)

Best Research in Recorded Classical Music

Performing Brahms: Early Evidence of Performance Style by Michael Musgrave (ed.) and Bernard D. Sherman (ed.) (Cambridge University Press)

Best Research in Recorded Rock, Rhythm & Blues, or Soul (two winners; a tie)

Holy Profane: Religion in Black Popular Music by Teresa L. Reed (University Press of Kentucky)

Swinging the Machine: Modernity, Technology and African-American Culture Between the World Wars by Joel Dinerstein (University of Massachusetts Press)

Best Research in Recorded Jazz

Best History
Good Vibes: A Life in Jazz
by Terry Gibbs with Cary Ginell (Scarecrow Press)

Best Discography
Jean “Django” Reinhardt: A Contextual Bio-Discography, 1910-1953
by Paul Vernon (Ashgate)

Best Research Recorded Blues and Gospel Music

Great God a’Mighty! The Dixie Hummingbirds: Celebrating the Rise of Soul Gospel Music by J. Jerome Zolten (Oxford University Press)

Best Research in Record Labels or Manufacturers

Folkways Records: Moses Asch and his Encyclopedia of Sound by Anthony Olmstead (Routledge)


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