James Tyler

James Henry Tyler

Also known as Jim Tyler
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Discography of James Tyler:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Italian Airs And Dances (1500-1540) 15 Audio 1981 Argo Records (2)
2 My Lute Awake! 7 Audio 1974 L'Oiseau-Lyre
3 Music Of The Renaissance Virtuosi 23 Audio 1976 Saga (5)
4 Renaissance-Duette 24 Audio 1972 Decca
5 Renaissance-Duette 24 Audio 1972 Decca
6 The Entertainer 12 Audio 1968 Arpeggio (3)
7 Lautenmusik Der Renaissance 23 Audio 1976 Decca
8 17th Century Bel Canto (Arias And Cantatas By Monteverdi, Cavalli, Rossi, Carissimi) 12 Audio 1985 Hyperion

James Tyler (3 August 1940 – 23 November 2010) was an American lutenist, banjoist, guitarist, composer, musicologist, author, and teacher and has been featured on over 60 early music recordings.

As a lutenist, he performed and recorded with New York Pro Musica, and also toured and recorded as a banjoist in the 1960's with "Max Morath and the Original Rag Quartet". During the 1970s and 80s, he performed and recorded in London with Musica Reservata, the Consort of Musicke, the Julian Bream Consort and the Early Music Consort of London.

He founded his own ensemble, the "London Early Music Group" in 1977, which lasted until 1990. He composed music for BBC television productions of Shakespeare plays, and also made an appearance as a lutenist in the 1972 film, "Mary Queen of Scots".

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