Italian composer. [...] He first went to Dalmatia in 1603 as temporary maestro di cappella of Split Cathedral and stayed there probably until 1607; [...] In December 1614, coinciding with Dominis's fall from power, he left Split to become maestro di cappella of Lesina Cathedral and stayed there for the rest of his life. [...]
Cecchino's stay in Lesina and the works that he wrote there provide an interesting illustration of the rapid spread of the monodic style into the peripheral regions of the Venetian Republic. [...].
Source: Bojan Bujic: Tommaso Cecchino quoted from Grove Music Online accessed 22 January 2010
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