The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
(ARSC) posts the following message.
--- 2017 ARSC RESEARCH GRANTS RECIPIENTS ---
The ARSC Grants Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017
The ARSC Research Grants Program supports scholarship and publication in the
fields of sound recording research and audio preservation. Project
categories eligible for consideration include: discography, bibliography,
historical studies of the sound recording industry and its products, and any
other subject likely to increase the public's understanding and appreciation
of the lasting importance of recorded sound.
-- Terri Brinegar --
Terri Brinegar, of the University of Florida, received a grant of $750. She
will travel to Philadelphia to interview the remaining family member of Rev.
A. W. Nix, and inspect archives at his church, for a study of his
-- Red Kelly --
Independent discographer Red Kelly received a grant of $750. He will travel
to interview session musicians for his ongoing Web biodiscography of
guitarist Reggie Young.
-- Jocelyn Moon --
Jocelyn Moon, of the University of Washington, received a grant of $750 for
travel to the International Library of African Music in Grahamstown, South
Africa. She will compile a field-recordings discography of matepe mbira
music from Zimbabwe and Mozambique, recorded by Hugh and Andrew Tracey, with
a view to repatriation through the ILAM website and her own blog.
-- Steve Smolian --
Independent researcher Steve Smolian received a grant of $750. He will
travel to consult the papers of Eldridge R. Johnson at the University of
Wyoming, as a part of his ongoing project on change in the recording
For more information about the Research Grants, visit:
Questions about the Research Grants Program should be directed to Suzanne
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The deadline for receipt of applications for the next grant cycle is
February 28, 2018.
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.