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Due to a printing error that I didn't catch, a few lines were snipped off
of articles in the most recent ARSC Newsletter (no 102). The most egregious
of these was the bio of David Hall. My apologies to those affected by this
error. The complete text of Hall's bio is below. A PDF file of the entire
newsletter in it's correct form is available on the ARSC web site at
http://www.arsc-audio.org/newsletter.html.

And for the record, Paul Jackson and David Hall both pointed out to me that
Jean Bowen was the first head of the R&H Archives, not David Hall.

David Seubert
Editor, ARSC Newsletter
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Distinguished Service to Historic Recordings Award given to David Hall
The new Distinguished Service to Historic Recordings Award, recognizing
contributions of outstanding significance to the field of historic
recordings in forms other than publication or research, was presented to
David Hall. David has been active in the area of sound recordings since
1940, in virtually every capacity the field offers aside from musical
performance. Author of The Record Book (1st ed., 1940, with several
successor publications), his subsequent career included positions as
classical music program annotator for NBC, director of classical recordings
for Mercury Records (1948-56, including producer of the "Olympian Series"),
director of the music center of the Scandinavian-American Foundation, music
editor of (and frequent contributor to) Stereo Review magazine, and
president of Composers Recordings Inc. His services to historic recordings
became most prominent beginning in 1967, when he became the first head of
the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound at the New York
Public Library; there, he directed the long-term project leading to the
1985 publication of the complete edition of the Mapleson Cylinders. A
founding member of ARSC, he was the first editor of its Journal, later
President of the Association, and also a member of the Associated Audio
Archives Committee. After his retirement from NYPL in 1983, he continued to
serve as consultant to the R&H Archives, and also acted as chairman of
NARAS committees concerned with the classical Grammy Awards.