Federation of Recorded Music Societies
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Make sure you read the FRMS Bulletin - copies should be available via your Society Secretary
FRMS - WHO ARE WE?
The Federation of Recorded Music Societies (FRMS) can claim to have played its part in developing greater enthusiasm and understanding of recorded classical music over a substantial portion of the past century.
the "National Federation of Gramophone Societies", the Federation
was launched in 1936. Although the title has been changed to reflect
more recent developments, the aims of the movement have remained basically
unaltered and the attraction is still present in the 21st century as
over 200 societies continue to ply their trade.
ADVANTAGES OF AFFILIATION TO THE FRMS
Our main function is to manage licensing arrangements with Performing
Right Society Ltd (PRS) and Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL) for the
licences necessary for performing recorded music in public, on terms
favourable to our members. The fees are greatly reduced from those normally
applied by these organisations for individual licences. A particular
benefit of this arrangement is that it is the society itself that is
licensed and not the premises. This means that the society is covered
for PRS and PPL wherever it chooses to meet.
Every so often we will highlight one of the links on our Links Page for your special attention.
Records is the recording arm of the English Music Festival and, as such,
fulfils the EMFs aims of celebrating and preserving overlooked works
by British composers throughout the centuries, with a strong focus on
the early twentieth century: the Golden Renaissance of English music.
EM Records resolves to bring this glorious music to a world-wide audience
by committing to recorded format some of the treasures that the EMF unearths,
giving listeners the chance to experience the fullest possible range of
the Festival's work. In keeping with the unique spirit of the Festival,
each disc released by EM Records will contain at least one World Première
Hocquard, Bournemouth GS member is 106 years old
Surrey 50th Anniversary Celebration
New Opera Links (from a reader)
CDs and tapes are on offer as is a presentation to societies.from
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