Bid to track down telephone tunes

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On hold phone waiting music can be irritating so the council hopes an Argyll composer has a top tune.

Potentially as many as 120,000 people annually may listen to the music.

That is how many calls are fielded by Argyll and Bute’s customer service centre, which is looking for a resident to supply new on-hold music for its helpline.

Musicians and composers in the area are invited to contact the council with a composed piece of music.

Their work must be free of copyright, or be allowed to be used free of charge, and should be in a ‘vox’ file format.

The writer or composer will be credited online by the council.

To submit music for consideration up to Wednesday, October 31 mail files to