Letters From The Morning Of The World

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200A01Caste, Canasta And Chameleons2000031920000322

In five programmes composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, where he emigrated in 1992, settling in the village of Karangasem.

1: `Caste, Canasta and Chameleons'.

Walker introduces his neighbours to a card game.

There has been plenty for him to learn, too, including how not to offend those of high caste and how to keep track of seven languages.

200A01Caste, Canasta And Chameleons2000031920000322

In five programmes composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, where he emigrated in 1992, settling in the village of Karangasem.

1: `Caste, Canasta and Chameleons'.

Walker introduces his neighbours to a card game.

There has been plenty for him to learn, too, including how not to offend those of high caste and how to keep track of seven languages.

200A02Gongs Galore2000032620000329

In five programmes, composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, to which he emigrated in 1992, settling in the village of Karangasem.

2: `Gongs Galore'.

Walker is eager to join the gong players in the village, but he soon declares himself hopeless in the face of the staggering virtuosity of the native performers.

200A02Gongs Galore2000032620000329

In five programmes, composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, to which he emigrated in 1992, settling in the village of Karangasem.

2: `Gongs Galore'.

Walker is eager to join the gong players in the village, but he soon declares himself hopeless in the face of the staggering virtuosity of the native performers.

200A03Bribes And Busybodies2000040220000405

In five programmes, composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, to which he emigrated in 1992, settling in the village of Karangasem.

3: `Bribes and Busybodies'.

Walker meets the immigration official who reckons a new visa is worth the cost of an air fare, and the handsome young men who marry Australian divorcees to set themselves up in business.

200A03Bribes And Busybodies2000040220000405

In five programmes, composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, to which he emigrated in 1992, settling in the village of Karangasem.

3: `Bribes and Busybodies'.

Walker meets the immigration official who reckons a new visa is worth the cost of an air fare, and the handsome young men who marry Australian divorcees to set themselves up in business.

200B01Flowers, Feasts And A Funeral2000062520000708

In two programmes supplementing his earlier series, composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, where he emigrated in 1992, settling in the village of Karangasem.

1: `Flowers, Feasts and a Funeral'.

At the Hindu temple festivals, one can take in centuries-old rituals, bet on cockfights or buy knickers.

When friends of Walker lose a baby, the tensions that can underlie Hindu belief rise to the surface.

200B01Flowers, Feasts And A Funeral2000062520000708

In two programmes supplementing his earlier series, composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, where he emigrated in 1992, settling in the village of Karangasem.

1: `Flowers, Feasts and a Funeral'.

At the Hindu temple festivals, one can take in centuries-old rituals, bet on cockfights or buy knickers.

When friends of Walker lose a baby, the tensions that can underlie Hindu belief rise to the surface.

200C02Paradise In Peril2000070220000715

In two programmes supplementing his earlier series, composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, where he emigrated in 1992.

2: `Paradise in Peril'.

Indonesia's economic crisis has shattered lives across the archipelago.

Kadek and his wife earn 15p a day making sate.

Betty the transvestite hangs herself when refused a loan.

But Peter the expat still serves sandwiches with the crusts cut off.

200C02Paradise In Peril2000070220000715

In two programmes supplementing his earlier series, composer Robert Walker describes life on the Indonesian island of Bali, where he emigrated in 1992.

2: `Paradise in Peril'.

Indonesia's economic crisis has shattered lives across the archipelago.

Kadek and his wife earn 15p a day making sate.

Betty the transvestite hangs herself when refused a loan.

But Peter the expat still serves sandwiches with the crusts cut off.

200C02Paradise In Peril2000070920000722
200C02Paradise In Peril2000070920000722