Welcome to The Body.
Here you will find information on Carter Burwell and his work.
There are links to projects, many of which offer the opportunity to buy or download recordings. You'll also find descriptions of works-in-progress and plans for the future.
For answers to many questions, especially regarding film scoring, please see the FAQ.
What is the Body?
The Body is a corporate entity which produces Carter Burwell's work.
The Body is a composing, recording and mixing studio.
The Body is a record company which released the soundtrack to the film Kinsey.
What is new?
Martin McDonagh's film, The Banshees of Inisherin, starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson (the pair from In Bruges) is now streaming on HBO Max. Carter's score has been nominated for Golden Globe, BAFTA and Academy Awards.
The New Yorker magazine published David Owen's profile of Carter Burwell on Nov. 14, 2022, The Polymath Film Composer Known As "The Third Coen Brother".
Catherine, Called Birdy, written and directed by Lena Dunham, composed by Carter Burwell and performed by Roomful of Teeth, is streaming on Amazon Prime.
Carter finished scoring Damián Szifron's Misanthrope and Brian Helgeland's Finestkind.
The Morning Show is shooting its third season.
The Radio Burwell feature has returned. If you click the Radio button at the bottom of any screen it will open a web player that randomly plays three hundred of Carter's pieces, including otherwise unavailable recordings such as live performances and unreleased tracks.
The Brussels Philharmonic has recorded a collection of Carter Burwell's orchestral scores, available on CD, download and streaming.
There are deluxe vinyl releases of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Three Billboards, Wonderstruck, Carol, Anomalisa and Hail Caesar! available from Amazon.
Carter Burwell was interviewed in 2016 by Jeffrey Brown for PBS NewsHour. You can view the seven minute video above.
Above is video of a 90-minute discussion entitled "Art of the Score" between Carter Burwell, Alec Baldwin, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen and neuroscientist Aniruddh Patel, sponsored by the World Science Festival and the New York Philharmonic.
Radio Burwell plays a random playlist of Burwell compositions. The current playlist includes about a dozen pieces that aren't available anywhere else, such as live performances.
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