Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films.
Quote by Carter Burwell
Carter Burwell Quotes
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects...
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
I almost never try to make the audience comfortable. I wouldn't want that if I...
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really...
Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
There is not much irony when people are being happy on screen.
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not...
I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance...
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James...
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
I have always loved Scottish music - all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music.
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.
John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I...
If someone suddenly lost their director the day before shooting and wanted me to step...
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...