Music Of ‘llewyn Davis’ Reveals Coens’ Version Of America

EST November 30, 2013 The directors’ latest film, out Friday, uses folk songs to put the story into the context of a bigger picture. Oscar Isaac, left, and Justin Timberlake in a recording-session scene from ‘Inside Llewyn Davis.’ (Photo: Alison Rosa, CBS FIlms) Story Highlights ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ the latest film from the Coen brothers, will receive a limited U..S release Dec. 6 Famed producer T Bone Burnett produced the movie’s soundtrack along with the Coen brothers A show featuring music from the soundtrack is scheduled to be broadcast on Showtime on Dec. 13 SHARE 46 CONNECT 73 TWEET COMMENTEMAILMORE In late September, Joel and Ethan Coen’s folk-music drama Inside Llewyn Davis made its U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival, but a select group of local audiences got an even bigger treat than the movie itself: The next day, a concert featuring music from the film, out Friday, took place at Town Hall. Stars of the movie, including Oscar Isaac, John Goodman and Carey Mulligan, graced the stage alongside the likes of Joan Baez, Elvis Costello and the Punch Brothers. But the four-hour show, titled Another Day, Another Time and scheduled to be broadcast on Showtime on Dec.
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Folk music needs a stage to survive: Malini Awasthi

It was my most memorable performance because I began without my musicians. They were delayed in traffic due to monsoon rain. I love the Gurgaon audience as they are music lovers and connect with me. What can the audience expect today? Since I am from Awadh, I will sing songs associated with Awadh. The traditional folk music of Uttar Pradesh is what I’m known for, hence I’ll sing wedding songs based on the ‘nataura’ (songs sung by women all night) as they wait for the ‘baraat’ (wedding party) to return with the bride. There will be songs on the sehra (turban-tying ceremony of the groom) and ‘kajri’ and ‘bidai’ (bride’s parting with her family).
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