Whistling In The Wind

Two programmes giving an impressionistic and experimental portrait of lives past and present.

Episodes

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EF01The Domino Party1998060419990520

Vivid recollections from the elderly, domino-playing members of the Caribbean Dutch Pot Luck Club.

Music specially composed by Karen Wimhu.

EF02 LASTMouth Music And Big Song1998061119990527

Mouth music, accompanied by nonsense words, was performed by women at dances.

The stories of old people and new recordings of prize-winning singers are woven together in this impressionistic portrait of lives past and present.

The second of two programmes giving an impressionistic portrait of lives past and present.

In the past, Islanders would be exiled through war or clearance.

When they returned they would celebrate the highly emotional Big Song.