This manual is one of the most important documents detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance. Dancing master Fabritio Caroso (died 1605) describes fifty-four steps, provides rules for style and etiquette, ... more
Written by a French cleric, Jehan Tabourot, in the form of a dialogue between a dancing master and his student and originally published in 1588, this manual is an important tool in the understanding of late six... more
Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, part 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 29. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.
In this significant manual detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance, dancing master Caroso redefines and, in some cases, corrects information found in his first treatise, Il ballarino (1581). The manual g... more