Federation of Recorded Music Societies
(President - Julian Lloyd Webber)

Do you like Music?
Do you enjoy it more in the company of other like minded people?
A Recorded Music Society might be just the thing for you!

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EQUIPMENT SUPPORT
FRMS gratefully acknowledges support at its events from
Cambridge Audio and
PMC speakers

 

 

 

Meet Julian Lloyd Webber our new President


Daventry update

Next FRMS Music Weekend

21st - 23rd April 2017

(to be confirmed later)

 

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.

As 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.
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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.
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FEATURED LINK

Every so often we will highlight one of the links on our Links Page for your special attention.

Somm

A Unique New Sound.-Since it was founded in 1995, the British independent CD label SOMM Recordings has captured everyone's imagination. Its aim is to share with you the joy of classical music and the delight of discovering fresh repertoire, performed by artists of talent and scholarship. SOMM receives frequent accolades worldwide from collectors, music lovers, critics and the media for recordings of quality, style and originality.

LATEST NEWS

Congratulations to Darlington on reaching their 70th season

Longest serving member dies

Daventry 2016 images

Link to external review of Daventry

Brief report on The 2016 Reunion of the West Surrey Region

Y&NWRG Ilkley 2016 images

Please note latest COPYRIGHT information

New Helpline poster

New Opera Links (from a reader)

RESOURCES

There is a wide range of resources which societies might find of value.

Starting your own society
Presenting a programme
Significant anniversaries for 2015
Free CDs and tapes are on offer as is a presentation to societies.from The George Lloyd Music Library
Presenters Panel
Useful database program for keeping track of programmes/presenters/pieces played
Music courses on DVD/CD

Notice from WebMaster re- colours

 

Useful Links to other music websites
Email Contacts
Secretary
WebMaster

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