The Western Frontier

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So-called "Spaghetti Westerns" set the standard for cowboy soundtracks in the 1960s. But the new film True Grit is something of a lone ranger. Today on Soundcheck: composer Carter Burwell talks about his score for the Coen Brothers’ box office hit. Later: the Balkan brass band Zlatne Uste plays live in our studio.