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:  CV2.
Title:     Carnival of Venice - Variation 2.
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): 
  M17p5 original shows 4er rhythm. Changed to 8th here.
  M17p4 glissando dash slants downward toward the string 6 note.

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.
    M5 p1s1.
    M9 p1s1.
    M12 p3s3-p4s1.
    M13 p1s1.
    M15 p1-2s5, p14-15s2, p16-17s1, p18-19s1.
    M17 p2s5.
    M18 p1-3s1, p6-8s1.
    M20 p3s3-p4s1.
    M21 p1-2s1. (Not shown in the original.)  
    M23 p1-2s5, p5s2-p9s1, p20-21s2, p22-23s1, p24-25s1.
  Fermatas: 
    M17 p4.
    M25 p7 (last chord of the last measure).
  Take a moment to fill out the 16th- and 32nd-note beams.

Explanation of symbols: 
  ^ (arrowhead) = arpeggiation. Original shows a wavy vertical line to the 
    left of the chord. For a neater appearance, re-draw the ^ arrowhead 
    right at the top of the stem. 
  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.
  Fret numbers without stems represent grace notes.
  ` = single grace note slurred from above. See m7. In both instances the 
    grace note is one half-step above the main note. The original shows the 
    actual notes. 
  _______
  |#|#|#| = 64th notes.

In m9, Gary Issod has pointed out that it sounds like the top note of 
the first chord should be an open E.  This yields a much more satisfying 
cadence than the G#.  The original G# has been retained here, though, so 
you can decide.
        ___________________    __                ___________________    __ 
        |---|---|---|--|--|  |  |                |---|---|---|--|--|  |  | 
  ______^_________________________         ______^_________________________
  |_7_4_0_________H12_______H5__7| instead |_7_5_4_________H12_______H5__7|  ?
  |_____0_____H12________H5______|    of   |_____0_____H12________H5______|
  |_____0_H12_________H5_________|         |_____0_H12_________H5_________|
  |_____0________________________|         |_____0________________________|
  |_____0________________________|         |_____0________________________|
  |_____0_______________________.|         |_____0_______________________.|



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                       Carnival of Venice - Variation 2.                     CV2: Page 1 of 2.
  E B E G# B E.  Leading measures: 1 5 8 12 16.                              Zani de Ferranti.

  6/8.  Adagio non troppo e marcato.
   __  ___________ ___________  ___________ _________________  ___________ ____________         
    |  |-|-|-|-|-| |-|-|-|-|-|  |-|-|-|-|-| |---|--|---|--|-|  |-|-|-|-|-| |--|-|-|-|-|         
_______^___________^___________________________________________^___________^____________________
____7|_9_______7___5_______4__|_5_.______________________H7_2|_4_._____5___9__._____7__|________
_____|_0_0___0_____0__________|_7_.__________________H12_____|_4_._________7__.________|________
_____|_0_______0___0_0___0____|_7_.__________________________|_3_._________7__.________|________
_____|_0___6_____0_0___3___0__|_7_._______________H7_________|___2_1_2_____7_-5___5____|________
_____|_0___________0_________0|_0_7_6_7_3_4_0_H12____________|_0_______4_0_0____9___7_4|________
_____|_0___________0__________|______________________________|_________________________|________



     ___________ _______________  ___________ ___________  _____________ _________________      
     |-|-|-|-|-| |--|--|--|--|-|  |-|-|-|-|-| |-|-|-|-|-|  |-|-|--|-|--| |---|--|---|--|-|      
__________________________________^___________^_________________________________________________
_7_5_4_._________0__________H5_7|_9_______7___5_______4__|_5_.________________________H7_2|_____
_____0_._______0_________H5_____|_0_0___0_____0__________|_7_.____________________H12_____|_____
_____0_._____0________H5________|_0_______0___0_0___0____|_7_.____________________________|_____
_____0_0___0_______H5___________|_0___6_____0_0___3___1__|_7_._________________H7_________|_____
_____0_._4______________________|_0___________0_________2|_0_7_6_`7_3_`4_0_H12____________|_____
_____0______________.___________|_0___________0__________|________________________________|_____


                                                          Con piu moto
 ___________ ____________      ___________________    __  ______ ______  ^ __ ^ __  ^ __        
 |-|-|-|-|-| |--|-|-|-|-|      |---|---|---|--|--|  |  |  |.-| | |.-| |  |  | |  |  |  |        
_^___________^_________________^__________________________^______^______________________________
_4_._____5___9__._____7__|_7_5_4_________H12_______H5__7|_7__5_4_4__2_0|____2_5___|_9__7________
_4_._________7__.________|_____0_____H12________H5______|_0______0_____|_4____7__7|_7___________
_3_._________7__.________|_____0_H12_________H5_________|_0______0_____|_1____7___|_7___________
___2_1_2_____7_-5___5____|_____0________________________|_0______0_____|_2____7___|_7___________
_0_______4_0_0____9___7_4|_____0________________________|_0______0_____|_0____0___|_0___________
_________________________|_____0_______________________.|_0______0_____|__________|_____________


                                                  .                  3
 _______    ______   _______   ______ ______  _______ __________  _______   _________ _______   
 |-| | |    | |  |   |   | |   |.-| | |.-| |  |=|=|=| |==|==|==|  |--|--|   | |=|=|=| |=|=|=|   
_^_____________________________^______^_________________________________________________________
_6_9___7|_7_4______________7|_12_11_9_7__5_4|_______________________11_14_-17_______4_5_6_7_8|__
_7______|___0______H12______|__0______0_____|_________0_______10_12_____________6_7__________|__
_7______|___0_z________H12__|__0______0_____|______________10________________________________|__
________|___0___H7__________|__0______0_____|_______5___11___________________________________|__
_0______|___0_______________|__0______0_____|_0_4_7__________________________________________|__
________|___0_______________|__0______0_____|________________________________________________|__



   _____ ______  _______    __      _____     _____  ^ __ ^ __  ^ __ _______                    
   | | | |  | |  |  |  |  |  |      | | |     | | |  |  | |  |  |  | |-| | |                    
____________________________________^_________^______________________^__________________________
_-11_9_7_5_____|_0___________7|_7_9_7_5_4_4_5_4_2_0|____2_5___|_9__7_6_9___7|___________________
_________7_-2_4|______________|_____0_________0____|_4____7__7|_7____7______|___________________
_________7__2_1|_0____________|_____0_________0____|_1____7___|_7____7______|___________________
_________7_____|___-4_-2__0___|_____0_________0____|_2____7___|_7___________|___________________
___0_____0_____|___-5__0______|_____0_________0____|_0____0___|_0____0______|___________________
_______________|_0_______-4__.|_____0_________0____|__________|_____________|___________________





  Ferranti.  Var. 2.  Leading measures: 21 23.                               CV2: Page 2 of 2.

                                                                 5
   _______________________   _____   _______  _____  _______ _________  ____________________    
   | |---|---|   |---|---|   | | |   |  |  |  | | |  |=|=|=| |=|=|=|=|  |#|##|#|###|#|###|#|    
___^_________________________________^________^_________________________________________________
_7_4___H12_______________________7|_16_14_12_11_9_7|_______________5_7_-8_7_-9_7_-11_7_-14_7____
___0_______H12____________________|__0________0____|_________0_4_7______________________________
___0___________H12________________|__0________0____|____________________________________________
___0_z_____________H12____________|__0________0____|_______5____________________________________
___0___________________H12________|__0________0____|_0_4_7______________________________________
___0_______________________H12_.__|__0________0____|____________________________________________


                                              _       _
   _________ _______    _____ ___________  ____________                                         
   | |=|=|=| |=|=|=|    | | | |-|-|-|-|-|  |--|-|-|-|-| |.                                      
________________________________________________________________________________________________
_-17_______4_5_6_7_8|_-11_9_7_5_5________|_________________||___________________________________
_______6_7__________|_________7_7_7___0__|_________________||___________________________________
____________________|_________7___7_7____|_________________||___________________________________
____________________|_________7_____7_5_5|_4_-7___6_5_2_0__||___________________________________
____________________|___0_____0_________7|_5_-9___8_7_0____||___________________________________
____________________|____________________|_0____________4__||___________________________________