Carter Burwell Quotes on music

Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music... view

By: Carter Burwell

I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities... view

By: Carter Burwell

I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too... view

By: Carter Burwell

Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films... view

By: Carter Burwell

Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me... view

By: Carter Burwell

How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to me... view

By: Carter Burwell

All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated... view

By: Carter Burwell

Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not to say that the instrumentation is always unique, but that the relationship between the sound and the image is unique... view

By: Carter Burwell

I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something awfully wrong with it... view

By: Carter Burwell

I have always loved Scottish music - all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music... view

By: Carter Burwell