A contemporary of John Sheppard, Tallis, and Taverner, Christopher Tye (c.1505-1572) was a noted organist who left a heritage of liturgical, hymnic, and secular works. His career spanned the English Reformation and his output shows adaptation to the changing ecclesiastical and political climates in England.
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Basic Repertoire entry from Classical Net with biographical details, educational background, links to contemporaries, posterity, and recommended recordings.
Detailed biography from the Here Of A Sunday Morning radio program with links to related composers, education, working relationship with the English royalty, a partial discography, and related material on English music and Latin church music.
Tye, Christopher (c. 1500 - c. 1572), United Kingdom
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books, and sheet music, bibliography, and link to further information from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
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