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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FRMS gratefully acknowledges support at its events from
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Meet Julian Lloyd Webber
our President

Daventry update

Next FRMS Music Weekend
21st - 23rd April 2017

We are delighted to announce that Judith Weir CBE,
Master of the Queen's Music,
will be one of our guest presenters.

Other guests will include Simon Perry (Hyperion Records) and, making a return visit, Nigel Simeone.

Once again we will be offering a free coach transfer from a convenient mainline railway station on the Friday afternoon, returning at the conclusion of the weekend.

 

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

Each month we will highlight one of the links on our Links Page for your special attention.

U3A Music Groups

This interactive website aims to provide information and resources to U3A Classical Music buffs in the UK and kindred organisations abroad. We hope to share ideas, news and views, and to keep in touch with and discuss what's happening in the Music world

LATEST NEWS

AGM 2016 - Pictures from the day

Y&NRG Autumn Day
photographs from the day

Y&NRG Ilkley 2017 - update

Link to external review of Daventry

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

 

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