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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289 Contemporary British art and the cult of celebrity2010-10-29 17:00:00
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Contemporary British art and the cult of celebrity

It's been a big week for contemporary British art. First the opening of the British Art Show 7 in Nottingham, then the second instalment of Newspeak at the Saatchi Gallery in London. To round it off, on Sunday Channel 4 will show “Modern Times”, the fifth in its series The Genius of Britain, this time presented by Janet Street-Porter. Peter Aspden, FT arts writer, and John Lloyd, FT television columnist, discuss art and celebrity: Charles Saatchi, Damien Hirst and the inimitable Janet Street-Porter. FT art critic Jackie Wullschlager reports on the British Art Show. Does it really represent the art of the nation? Produced by Griselda Murray Brown See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…read more

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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