This easy-to-read modern tablature should correspond exactly to the 19th century guitar work Carnival of Venice by Zani de Ferranti. Let me know of any errors you find. Donald Sauter.

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Short ID:  CV1.
Title:     Carnival of Venice - Variation 1.
Composer:  Zani de Ferranti.

Tuning:    E B E G# B E.
Time sig:  6/8.

Fixes, modifications and comments (M=Measure; p=Place in measure; s=String): 
  M7p1 an apparent modern addition to the 19th C plate says to pluck with the 
    thumb starting here.
  M7 last note. The original shows no articulation dot. A dot would be 
    consistent with what follows.
  M13p3-4s1. The original shows a glissando connecting G# to G#. The 
    glissando is left out here. Perhaps there is an error in the music at this 
    point. Adding to the confusion are glissando dashes slanted downward to 
    the G# and E#. 
  The original shows only one triplet marking "3" - for the triplet in m3.

IMPORTANT!!! RHYTHM ELEMENTS TO BE HAND-CORRECTED!!! 
  These 16th-note pairs must be changed to dotted 16th/32nd-note pairs:
    M7 p9-10.

Tablature elements to be added by hand:
  Slurs. If only a starting point is given, slur includes all the following 
  uninterrupted notes on the same string.
    M3 p6-7s2.
    M4 p1-2s2, p4-5s2, p7-8s2, p10-11s3, p13-14s3, p16-17s4.
    M7 p11-12s1.
    M8 p1-2s1, p4-5s1, p7-8s1, p10-11s1, p13-14s1, p16-17s1.
    M18 p3s2, p5-6s3, p5-6s4.
  Fermata: m19p1 (on the rest in the last measure).
  Take a moment to fill out the 16th-note beams.

Explanation of symbols: 
  z = rest. Fill in to make a solid block.
  . (within the tablature) = endpoint of the note sounding on that string.
  _ (above the rhythm symbols) = stress. Ferranti uses /\ in the original.


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                       Carnival of Venice - Variation 1.                     CV1: Page 1 of 2.
  E B E G# B E.  Allegretto.  Leading measures: 1 4 7 11 15.                 Zani de Ferranti.

  6/8         .                                                 3 .      .     .     .     .
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    |  |---|--| |--|--| |--|-| |-|-| |-|-| |-|-|  | | |  |.-| |-|-|  |-|-| |-|-| |-|-| |-|-|    
________________________________________________________________________________________________
____7|_7_-12_11_9____________0__________________|__________________|____________________________
_____|_0__________12_10_9______4_2_0____________|_______-7__5_5_7_5|_4_5_4_2_4_2_0_2_0__________
_____|_0__________________10_________1_0________|__________________|___________________1_3_1____
_____|_0________________.________________2_0____|_____2____________|____________________________
_____|_______________________________________4_2|_0________________|_0_________________0________
_____|__________________________________________|___5____._________|____________________________


     .     .                  _
 _____ _____  _____   __  ________  ______  ______  _____ _____ _____  ___________ __________   
 |-|-| |-|-|  | | | |  |  |---|--|  |--|-|  |--|-|  |-|-| |-|-| |-|-|  |-|-|-|-|-| |-|---|--|   
________________________________________________________________________________________________
____________|__________7|_7_-16_14_12_11_9____________0______________|_______________2_-14_12___
____________|___________|_0________________12_10_9______4_2_0________|__________________________
_0_1_0______|___________|_0________________________10_________1_0____|__________________________
_______2_4_2|_0_________|_0_________________._____________________2_0|__________________________
____________|___0_______|____________________________________________|_4_3_2_1_0________________
____________|_____4_0__.|____________________________________________|___________6_5_____.______


                  .      .     .     .     .     .
  _______   _______ ______ _____ _____ _____ _____  _____       __  ________________            
  |--|--|   |--|--| |--|-| |-|-| |-|-| |-|-| |-|-|  | | | |      |  |---|--|--|-|--|            
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_12_14_12|_11_12_11_9_11_9_7_9_7_5_7_5_4_5_4_2_4_2|_0_______||___7|_7__-9__9_-7_7_-6____________
_________|________________________________________|_________||___9|_9_-10_10_-9_9_-8____________
_________|________________________________________|_________||*___|_____________________________
_________|________________________________________|_0_______||*___|_0___________________________
_________|__0____________________0________________|___0_____||____|_____________________________
_________|________________________________________|_____4_0_||____|_____________________________



 ______________  ______________   __  ______________ _______________   ______________   __      
 |--|-|--|-|--|  |--|-|--|-|--| |  |  |--|-|--|-|--| |--|-|--|-|---|   |--|-|--|-|--| |  |      
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_6_-5_5_-4_4_-7|_7_-6_6_-5_5_-4_5__4|_2_-4_4__4_4_-5_5_-6_6_-7_7__-9|__9_-7_7_-6_6_-7_4__7|_____
_8_-7_7_-5_5_-9|_9_-8_8_-7_7_-5_7__5|_4_-5_5_-6_6_-7_7_-8_8_-9_9_-10|_10_-9_9_-8_8_-9_5__9|_____
_______________|____________________|_______________________________|_____________________|_____
_0_____________|____________________|_______________________________|__0______________0___|_____
_______________|_0______________0___|_0______________0______________|_____________________|_____
_______________|____________________|_______________________________|_____________________|_____



  ________________ ______________  ______________   __  ______________ ______________           
  |---|--|--|-|--| |--|-|--|-|--|  |--|-|--|-|--| |  |  |--|-|--|-|--| |--|-|--|-|--|           
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_12_-11_11_-9_9_-7_7_-5_5_-4_4_-3|_3_-4_4_-3_3_-2_2__0|______________________________|__________
_________________________________|____________________|_4_-5_5_-7_7_-8_8_-9_9_-7_7_-4|__________
_12_-10_10_-8_8_-7_7_-5_5_-3_3_-2|_2_-3_3_-2_2_-1_1__0|______________________________|__________
__0________________0_____________|____________________|_2_-4_4_-5_5_-6_6_-7_7_-5_5_-2|__________
_________________________________|_0______________0___|_0______________0_____________|__________
_________________________________|____________________|______________________________|__________





  Ferranti.  Var. 1.  Leading measures: 18.                                  CV1: Page 2 of 2.


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__________________||_____||_____________________________________________________________________
_4_-5_5__0________||_____||_____________________________________________________________________
___________3_0_0_*||_____||_____________________________________________________________________
_3_-4_4_-2_2_0_0_*||___z_||_____________________________________________________________________
__________________||_____||_____________________________________________________________________
_0_____________0__||_____||_____________________________________________________________________