Music: Sour Note for A.P.M.

The powerful. 260,000-member American Federation of Musicians, which has long laid down musicians' terms for the scoring of motion pictures in Hollywood, as well as most other commercial music, last week lost control of film scoring to an upstart splinter group headed by a studio trumpet player. In an election sponsored by the National Labor Relations Board. Hollywood's film musicians chose the rebel Musicians Guild of America as their bargaining agent, by a vote of 580 to 484.

The Guild, only four months old, is the creation of 49-year-old Trumpeter Cecil F. Read. In 1956 Read led a revolt of Hollywood's...

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