Fabritio Caroso

(1527x35 - after 1605)

Fabritio Caroso

Italian dancing-master. Il Ballerino (1581) is an important source of information on sixteenth century dances, containing rules for the art of dancing and lute arrangements of dance music. An expanded edition, Nobiltà di Dame, appeared in 1600. Although Nobiltà contains many of the same dances as Il Ballarino, many of them have changed or updated choreographies.

See also Cesare Negri (Milanese)

Useful link:Greg Lindahl's Facsimile of Caroso's Il Ballarino

Frontispiece of Caroso's Il Ballarino

A Partial Fabritio Caroso Discography | IVD: Social Music In Italy | IVE: Music for Organ and Lute |  IVG:Dance Music in the Renaissance