FT Life of a Song

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Each month FT music critics and contributors discuss the story of a song, from its origins and early recordings through cover versions good and bad. Formerly called FT Arts.

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FT Life of a Song

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281 Classical ballet and contemporary dance2011-01-14 19:16:00
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282 Best pop music of 20102010-12-17 16:58:00
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283 Does farce matter?2010-12-10
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284 The artist as businessman2010-12-03
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285 Miami Basel: the rise of Latin American art2010-12-03
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286 New opera: does it exist?2010-11-25 18:58:00
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287 Pop stars of a certain age2010-11-22
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288 Chekhov on the small screen2010-11-15 17:00:00
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Chekhov on the small screen

How best to celebrate Chekhov's 150th anniversary? Sky Arts 2 have chosen to mark the occasion with "chekhov: comedy shorts" - four one-act plays transposed to the small screen, with a cast of well-known comedians including Johnny Vegas and Steve Coogan. But do they make good television? In this week's arts podcast, Neville Hawcock, the FT's deputy arts editor, talks to the paper's theatre critic, Sarah Hemming, and television columnist, John Lloyd, about the venture.…read more

289 Contemporary British art and the cult of celebrity2010-10-29 17:00:00
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290 Jan Dalley and Peter Aspden discuss A History of the World in 100 Objects2010-10-25 16:53:00
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291 Simon Schama on beasts and beastliness in contemporary art2010-10-14 23:49:00
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292 Shadow Catchers at the V&A2010-10-11 23:00:00
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293 Has Mad Men lost its mojo?2010-10-07 23:00:00
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294 Jan Dalley interviews Sir Nicholas Serota2010-10-06 23:00:00
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