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'Recycled Orchestra' turns garbage into gold

Festering alongside mountains of stinking trash under the sweltering South American sun, Cateura is a long way from the conservatories of Prague or Vienna. Yet the township which grew out of Paraguay's largest dump is gaining an unlikely reputation as a hothouse for musical talent -- and for its youth orchestra that plays instruments made from discarded rubbish. "The world sends us garbage.
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