Origin of seccoItalian ; from Classical Latin siccus: see siccative
painting done on dry plaster
The art or an example of painting on dry plaster.
Of or being a kind of recitative in which the words are sung rapidly to minimal accompaniment, usually just continuo.
Origin of seccoItalian, from Latin siccus, dry.
- (art) dry
- Secco painting, or painting in secco, is painting on dry plaster, as distinguished from fresco painting, on wet or fresh plaster.
- (music) dry – sparse accompaniment, staccato, without resonance