Tomaso Cecchino (c. 1583 – 31 August 1644) was an Italian composer active in Croatia.
Cecchino was born in Soave. After attending the school of acolytes in Verona, he moved in 1603 to Dalmatia, where for a time he was in charge of the music in Split Cathedral. He held this post until 1607, and returned to it in 1613, probably at the invitation of Bishop Marcantonio de Dominis. In December 1614 he left Split to become director of music in Hvar Cathedral, where he remained for the rest of his life. In Hvar he raised the standard of music to previously unattained heights.
Cecchino contributed significantly to the diffusion of the monodic style of music in Dalmatia. His works were known primarily in Germany and other countries of western Europe, where they appeared in several printed collections of music. The composer Michael Praetorius refers to him in the third volume of his Syntagma musicum.
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Journey Through Dalmatia is album by Ensemble Renaissance, released on 14 March 1999 on the Al Segno label. It is their 14th album overall, dealing with early music of Dalmatia and Adriatic, from the earliest medieval manuscripts with Beneventan chant and church music, to the first authentic Dalmatian Renaissance composers, such as Petar Hektorović, who wrote down two songs, one bugarštica Kada mi se Radosave vojevoda and one song I kliče devojka, both of which were printed in Venice; also are included the first composers active in Republic of Ragusa, like Vincenzo Comnen, the renaissance printers like Andrea Antico, Julije Skjavetić, Marcantonio Romano, renaissance dances, music of nobility, up to the early baroque and late baroque sonatas and motets by Tomaso Cecchini, Ivan Lukačić, Vinko Jelić. Included on the album are also first renaissance dances. One of the members of the Ensemble, Dragan Mlađenović, cites the album as their greatest success. The Journey through Dalmatia was their second album dealing with early music of Dalmatia and Adriatic, the first being Music of the Old Adriatic from the 1983.
Music of Old Adriatic is a vinyl album by Ensemble Renaissance, released in 1984 on the PGP RTB label. It is their first album with early music of Dalmatia and Adriatic and their second album overall. The A side of the record deals with the composers who were born on the territory of modern Dalmatia, in the parts which were Venetian at the time, such as Andrea Antico, Franciscus Bossinensis and Giacomo Gorzanis. The B side deals with authentic Dalmatian composers of the renaissance, like Petar Hektorović. The ensemble will revisit the theme of the early Dalmatian music in 1999 with their CD Journey through Dalmatia.