The C.B. Oldman Prize Committee has pleasure in announcing the final shortlist for the 2019 award:
Bird, M. (ed.). The wanderer : diaries, 1905-1907 / Edward Elgar. (Rickmansworth, Herts : Elgar Works, 2018). ISBN 9781904856597.
Lawson, C. and Stowell, R. (eds). The Cambridge encyclopedia of historical performance in music. (Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018). ISBN 9781107108080.
Scott, D., Foreman, L. and De'Ath, L. (eds). The Cyril Scott companion: unity in diversity. (Woodbridge : The Boydell Press, 2018). ISBN 9781783272860.
The C.B. Oldman prize is an annual award of £300 for an outstanding work of music bibliography, music reference or music librarianship by an author resident in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland. The winner will be announced at the forthcoming IAML (UK & Irl) Annual Study Weekend at Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds, and the presentation of the award will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, April 18th, 2020.
Richard L. Jones, Convenor, C.B. Oldman Prize Committee (2019 Prize)
(Music Librarian, Barbican Music Library)