All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I...
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects...
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James...
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
I have always loved Scottish music - all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music.
I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in...
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that...
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...
I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not...
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I...