Uccellini, Don Marco


Distinguished violinist of the Seventeenth Century, who was chapelmaster to the Duke of Modena. From 1639 to 1649 he published a series of chamber-music, his composition for violin reaching the sixth position. He composed an opera, Le Nave d'Enea, which was performed in Florence in 1673; another, Giove di Elide fulminate, produced in Naples in 1677; and a third, Eventi di Filandro ed Edessa, which was not produced.