Undeterred, Carulli started publishing his pieces himself. It was not until he was about 20 years of age that he took up the guitar, … At the time of publishing, the method was very popular and had many editions published. Many of the pieces now regarded as Carulli's greatest were initially turned down by the publishers as being too hard for the average player, and it is likely that many masterpieces were lost this way. However, the great majority of Carulli's surviving works are those that were considered "safe' enough to be accepted by other publishers, mainly for the teaching of certain techniques or for beginners. Later in his life he became a self-publisher and, in addition to his own music, published the works of other prominent guitarists including Carulli also began to experiment with instrument making toward the end of his life and, in collaboration with the Parisian luthier René Lacôte, developed a 10-string instrument, the Carulli died in Paris on 17 February 1841, eight days after his 71st birthday. Guitar enthusiasts, Below are several delightful little works by Ferdinando Carulli (1770 – 1841). © 1994-2020 Classical Archives LLC — The Ultimate Classical Music Destination ™ He was an extremely prolific writer for guitar, writing over 400 works for the instrument in the space of twelve years. In Paris Carulli became a very successful musician and teacher. Duo for Guitar and Piano in A, Op.65. Ferdinando Carulli, born to an affluent, upper-class family, began his musical training under the tutelage of a priest; who was little more than a musical dilettante himself. WORKS BY FERDINANDO CARULLI. Showing all works by author. With Pierre René Lacôte, a French guitar maker, he made some significant changes for improving the sound of the guitar. He wrote a variety of works for classical guitar, including concertos and chamber works. Ferdinando Maria Meinrado Francesco Pascale Rosario Carulli (9 February 1770 – 17 February 1841) was an Italian composer for classical guitar and the author of the influential Méthode complète pour guitare ou lyre, op. Ferdinando Carulli 1770 - 1841 16 works Add another?

Javascript is required to use this site. By the early nineteenth century the guitar had evolved from a lute-like instrument with five pairs of strings to an instrument similar to the guitar we know today, with a flat body, long neck and circular sound hole in the middle. It was also here that the majority of his works were published. Although he had many students and supporters, Carulli began to believe he didn't deserve his impressive reputation because most of the great works he had composed were never published. Carulli first learned music on the cello. A few years later Carulli started to compose in Carulli became highly successful as a guitar teacher in Paris. Confined to mainly simple pieces, Carulli wrote his world-famous method of classical guitar, "Harmony Applied to the Guitar", a collection of pieces that are still used today in tuition. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_compositions_by_Ferdinando_Carulli Below are works by F.Carulli that every music lover should explore: 27 (1810), which contains music still used by student guitarists today. Fantasie pour Flûte et Guitare, Op.337 (Carulli, Ferdinando) Fantasie sur le Motif de Paganini intitulé La Clochette (Carulli, Ferdinando) La Folle arrangée en Fantaisie, Op.363 (Carulli, Ferdinando) G. Grand recueil de morceaux progressifs, Op.333 (Carulli, Ferdinando) 3 Grand Trios for Flute, Violin and Guitar, Op.9 (Carulli, Ferdinando) Here we provide an overview. Metodo completo per chitarra by Ferdinando Carulli 1 edition — 1 previewable Read Listen.