Bringing Britain’s musical heritage alive

Founded in 1979, the British Music Society is dedicated to promoting and preserving Britain’s musical heritage with particular emphasis on 20th century composers through recordings, publications and events
Bangalore - BMS

Early history of the BMS

Some members might be aware that the British Music Society existed in various forms with branches around the world including Bangalore in India…

Carwithen Festival poster

Carwithen Festival review

Congratulations to viola player Mark Chivers for organising a wonderful festival celebrating composer Doreen Carwithen’s centenary…

Arnold Bax plaque

Bax plaque installed in Morar

A bronze plaque commemorating the composer Arnold Bax has been installed where he composed some of his finest scores…

Concert of Thanet Music

Letter: information wanted

Ahead of a concert by Thanet Light Orchestra information is being sought about pianist Winifred Browne and composer Alfred Wall…

David Lloyd-Jones

Obituary: David Lloyd-Jones

Meeting extraordinary people is one of life’s great privileges and David Lloyd-Jones, who died on 8th June, was one such extraordinary man…

 Latest features & reviews



This disc offers an opportunity to find out via the voice which Britten composed for brilliantly, and the viola which both composers played and loved…

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