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Bradley, Ian C.

Overview
Works: 82 works in 292 publications in 1 language and 14,171 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  Stories, plots, etc  Church history 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: ML49.S9, 782.120268
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Most widely held works by Ian C Bradley
The complete annotated Gilbert and Sullivan by Alan Jefferson ( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan are a performing arts phenomenon. Wildly popular when first produced, they are if anything even more popular today. The Savoy Operas are available on records and compact discs, on audio and video tapes, on television, film, and radio, as well as through the more traditional medium of stage performances by both amateur and professional companies. Indeed, the works of Gilbert and Sullivan are produced more frequently than the plays of Rodgers and Hammerstein or any other musical partnership. The Complete Annotated Gilbert & Sullivan provides the complete text of all thirteen Gilbert and Sullivan operas still performed today, from Trial by Jury and The Sorcerer to Utopia Unlimited and The Grand Duke, and including all their greatest triumphs--H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, and The Mikado. No other book provides such extensive commentary on the texts of the Savoy Operas. Each work is thoroughly annotated, with the text, including stage directions, given on the right-hand page, and the notes on the left (keyed by line numbers). The annotations provide a wealth of information--everything from the identity of real-life people mentioned in the opera, to clear explanations of obscure words and phrases (such as legal terms) and other literary references, to comments from first-night critics, and much more. In addition, Bradley has written a marvelously informative introduction to the book as well as superb introductions to each piece, describing the genesis of the work, its performance history, and other fascinating tidbits (for instance, Sullivan wrote the music for H.M.S. Pinafore while wracked with pain from a kidney stone, and he wrote the score of The Pirates of Penzance while living at 45 East 20th Street, in New York City). A goldmine of information on the most popular light operas in the repertoire, The Complete Annotated Gilbert & Sullivan will delight the hearts of Savoyards everywhere."--Publisher's description
Oh joy! oh rapture! the enduring phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan by Ian C Bradley ( )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Oh Joy! Oh Rapture! expert and enthusiast Ian Bradley explores the world of Gilbert and Sullivan over the last four and a half decades, looking at the way this "phenomenon" is passed from generation to generation. Taking as his starting point the expiry of copyright on the opera libretti at the end of 1961 and using fascinating hitherto unpublished archive material, Bradley reveals the extraordinary story of the last years of the old D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, the guardian of Savoy tradition for over a hundred years, and the troubled history of its successor. He explores the rich vein of parodies, spoofs, and spin-offs of the songs, as well as their influence on twentieth century lyricists and composers. He analyzes professional productions across the world, looks at the unique place of G&S in schools, colleges, and universities, and lovingly explores the culture of amateur performance. He also uncovers the largely male world of the obsessive fans, those collecting memorabilia, the myriad magazines, journals, websites, and festivals devoted to G&S, and the arcane interests of some of the faithful "inner brotherhood
Celtic Christianity making myths and chasing dreams by Ian C Bradley ( )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The current fascination with Celtic Christianity is the latest manifestation of a lingering love affair stretching back over the last 1300 years. This book explores how the native Christian communities of the British Isles from the fifth to the tenth centuries have been idealised and appropriated by succeeding generations who have projected their own preconceptions and prejudices on to a perceived golden age of Celtic Christianity
Believing in Britain the spiritual identity of 'Britishness' by Ian C Bradley ( )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The author explores the distinctive contributions to Britishness made over the centuries by the Celtic traditions of the Welsh and Irish, the Anglo-Saxon strain of tolerance associated with the English, the moral seriousness of the Scots, and the characteristics of exuberance, modesty and reserve introduced by new black and Asian Britons."--BOOK JACKET
William Morris and his world by Ian C Bradley ( Book )
9 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The call to seriousness : the Evangelical impact on the Victorians by Ian C Bradley ( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the nature and the extent of the impact which the Evangelicals made on English life in the first half of the 19th century. Between 1780 and 1850 the English ceased to be one of the world's most aggressive, rowdy, outspoken, cruel and bloodthirsty nations and became one of the most inhibited, polite, orderly, tender-minded, prudish and hypocritical. This book chronicles that transformation
The Daily Telegraph book of hymns by Ian C Bradley ( )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here are the full original texts of 150 of the best loved hymns in the English language, from the time of the Early Church to the 20th century. Each is acompanied by a fascinatintg commentary, giving biographical details of the aurthgor, such as the Calvinist creator of Rocvk oif Ages who once calculated that the average human sins 2,522,880,000 times; notes on the circumstances in which the hymn was written; and variant versions including the First World War infantry adaptation of The Church's One Foundation. 150 hymns each prefaced by an urbanely written and agreeably subjective commentary w
Grace, order, openness and diversity reclaiming liberal theology by Ian C Bradley ( )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this highly accessible, passionately argued and scholarly book, Ian Bradley presents fundamentalism, born a hundred years ago in the United States of America, as the great twentieth-century heresy and aberration. He identifies and seeks to reclaim for the twenty first century a liberal theological tradition existing in Christianity, Islam, Judaism and the other major world faiths. This liberal heart is found in their scriptures and was often to the fore in their foundational stages but has more recently been overlaid with conservative reaction, fundamentalism and fear. He defines this liber
The annotated Gilbert and Sullivan by W. S Gilbert ( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enlightened entrepreneurs business ethics in Victorian Britain by Ian C Bradley ( )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of 10 Victorian industrialists who came from humble origins and rose through hard work, inventiveness and application to become influential men of their generation. This book shows how they have founded charitable trusts such as The Old Vic Theatre and Royal Holloway College, and model communities such as Saltaire
The optimists : themes and personalities in Victorian liberalism by Ian C Bradley ( Book )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Breaking the mould? : the birth and prospects of the Social Democratic Party by Ian C Bradley ( Book )
9 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Daily Telegraph book of carols ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abide with me : the world of Victorian hymns by Ian C Bradley ( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the development of hymn-singing from a primarily private devotional practice in 1837 to a mainstay of public worship and, more remarkably, a component of popular culture by 1900. How did hymns manage, without help from recordings, radio or television, to permeate all levels of British society within one lifetime? Why were new hymns eagerly welcomed by members of all denominations and even by non-churchgoers? - Hugh D. McKellar. Bradley discusses the Victorian hymn from literary, theological, and cultural perspectives. In addition to tracing the importance of Victorian hymns in nineteenth-century novels and culture, Bradley investigates their significance in churches, their public popularity, and as forms of parody and as literary references. Bradley also speculates upon the political and sociological implications of Victorian hymnody. - Style, Winter, 1998 by William Baker, Kenneth Womack
The Victorian public school : studies in the development of an educational institution : a symposium by University of Leicester ( Book )
6 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Water music : music making in the spas of Europe and North America by Ian C Bradley ( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text explores the music making that went on in the spas and watering places in Europe and the United States during their heyday between the early-18th and the mid-20th centuries
The Penguin book of carols ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Book of hymns ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Penguin book of hymns by Ian C Bradley ( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The strange rebirth of Liberal Britain by Ian C Bradley ( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bradley, Ian.
Bradley, Ian, 1950-
Bradley, Ian C
Bradley, Ian Campbell
Bradley, Ian Campbell, 1950-
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English (169)
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