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(1818 - 1877)

The Italian flautist Cesare Ciardi, born in Prato in Tuscany, had the support of Paganini in his early career, establishing an international reputation as a virtuoso. In 1853 he moved to Russia, where he became chamber flautist to the Tsar, serving also on the staff of the newly established Conservatory, where he taught and formed a friendship with Tchaikovsky.

Flute Music

Ciardi’s compositions were principally but not exclusively for his own instrument, including works in which he could demonstrate his own virtuosity.

Role: Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
ANDERSEN, J.: Etudes and Salon Music (Dzapo, A.M. Mazzoni) Naxos
Chamber Music
CIARDI: Music for Flute Naxos
Concerto, Orchestral, Instrumental
CIARDI: Works for Flute and Piano Dynamic
Concerto, Chamber Music, Instrumental, Chamber Music
Flute Recital: Baracchi, Arcadio - BRICCIALDI, G. / KRAKAMP, E. / POPP, W. / GÉNIN, P.-A (Paraphrases of Guiseppe Verdi for Flute and Piano) Tactus
Chamber Music

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