Curti, Carlo (Carlos) A 6.may.1859-1926 Italy Potenza, Gallicchio - Mexico, Mexico City San Rafael (suicide)
percussionist, xylophonist, mandolinist, bandmaster, studied piano with his brother harpist Giovanni (John), 1873-1879 graduated in xylophone from Conservatorio Sociedad Filarmonica Mexicana, c1876 he followed his brother who had already settled as musician 1873 and married 1875 in New York Manhattan, 1880-1882 as the Curti Brothers residing at the home of his brother at 188 Mulberry Street in New York Manhattan, 20.sep.1884 founded Orquesta Tipica Mexicana in Mexico City, Dec 1884 performing at the Industrial and Cotton Exhibition in New Orleans, 1886-1887 at the Star Theater in New York and stages in Los Angeles and Chicago, 1888-1889 bandmaster of Banda de Musica del Estado de Zacatecas, 1892 he lived with his wife at Calle de la Conception numero 6 in Mexico City, he conducted his 'Una boda en Santa Lucia' in Paris, Vienna and Madrid where it ran for 183 days, 1897 as musician residing at 257 West 122nd Street in New York Harlem, 1899 conductor of the orchestra at Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, 17.aug.1899 he unsuccesfully competed in the contest for the post of bandmaster of Banda de Estado Mayor held at Conservatorio Nacional de Musica in Mexico City, 1902-1911 conductor at Teatro Circo Orrin in Mexico City, 1903 residing at 227 West 14th Street New York Manhattan he declared his intention to become a Citizen of the United States, 1905 as musician residing with his wife at 157 East 39th Street New York Manhattan, 1910-1912 as naturalized hotel musician residing with his wife and his brother at 200 Claremont Avenue, 1910 with his brother employed as musicians at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York Manhattan, 14.sep.1911 returned with his wife from a visit to his family in Potenza, 1914 residing with his wife in the Town of Esopus Ulster county NY, 1915 as musician visiting or boarding with family Lora and cellist Eugene de Bueris at 2029 Bathgate Avenue in New York Bronx, he spent his last years as teacher percussion, singing and piano at his musical academy in his home in San Rafael ; son of Francesco Curti and Carmela Siviglia ; brother of the pianist/harpist Giovanni (Juan) (John) Curti (Italy, ?Ferrandina 1850-19.nov.1920 New York Bronx) founder of the classes for harp at Conservatorio de la Sociedad Filarmonica Mexicana ; 8.mar.1892 in Mexico City he married Carmen Cooper (Germany, Berlin 1860-28.jan.1914 Manhattan (suicide) while residing in Esopus)

[due to Pazdirek often confused with composer Carlo Curti 1807-1872]

Title Parts


[] Skating by moonlight. Great song and dance. Schottisch. Piano
pub Emanuel Pergament Publisher, New York 1884

[] Florera. Polka. Banda
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico
pub for piano Hofmeister, Leipzig 1891

[] My Irish home. Song and chor
words Joe A. Burgess
pub White, Smith & Co., Boston 1892

[] Recuerdos. Mazurka. Piano
"as played by the Mexican Typical Orchestra"
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico
pub Broder & Schlam, San Francisco 1893

[] Una boda en Santa Lucia. Revista musical "hidraulica" o "pantomima acuatica". Teatro Circo Orrin, Mexico City 25mar1894 including the pieces separately published by H. Nagel Sucesores in a reduction for piano
[] - El juego hidraulico
[] - Champagne
[] Nueva Espana. Pasacalle. Piano
pub H. Nagel Sucesores 1894

[] Nueva Espana. March. 2 Mandolins, guitar and piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico 1894
pub T. B. Harms & Co., New York 1897

La Tipica. Polka. 1895
pub for mandolin / violin / guitar / banjo / 2 mandolins / 2 guitars / 2 banjos A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico
pub for piano E. Witzmann & Co., Memphis Tennessee
pub for 10 instruments / 14 instruments / full orchestra Carl Fischer, New York & Thomas Goggan & Bro., Galveston Texas & National Music Co., Chicago
pub for band J. W. Pepper, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4nov1901

[] La patria. Military march
pub H. Nagel Sucesores 1895

[] Curti' complete method for the mandolin
pub T. B. Harms, New York 1896

[] Merci. Gavotte. 2 Mandolins, guitar and piano
pub T. B. Harms & Co., New York 1896

[] El Gondolero. Waltz. 2 Mandolins, guitar and piano
pub T. B. Harms & Co., New York 1896

[] Serenate. 2 Mandolins, guitar and piano
pub T. B. Harms & Co., New York 1897

[] Siempre alegre. Polka. 2 Mandolins, guitar and piano
pub T. B. Harms & Co., New York 1897

[] Il n'y a pas de quoi. Welcome. Schottische. 2 Mandolins, guitar and piano
pub T. B. Harms & Co., New York 1897

[] Predilecta. Vals. Piano
pub (piano) A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico
pub (2 mandolins, guitar and piano) T. B. Harms & Co., New York 1897

[] La cuarta plana. Revista musical. 1896, Teatro Principal, Mexico City 28oct1899
libretto Pedro Escalante and Luis Frias
including the pieces separately published by Wagner y Levien in a reduction for piano by Carlos Curti
[] - El diablito. Polca
[] - Saravia
[] - Benedictina
[] - Tango
[] Los de abajo. Zarzuela. Teatro Principal, Mexico City 4nov1899
[] El novio de Tacha. Zarzuela. Teatro Principal, Mexico City 24apr1900
[] Nemrod, rey de Babilonia. Operetta. Sala Wagner, Mexico City 21feb1901
[] Diablito. Polka. Mandolin and piano
from the zarzuela La cuarta plana 1899
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Puebla Mexico 1901
pub Lyon and Healy, Chicago 19aug1901

[] Benedictina, en "La cuarta plana". Gavota. Song and piano acc.
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico
pub Lyon and Healy, Chicago 19aug1901

[] Bolero, en "La cuarta plana". Mandolin and piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Puebla Mexico 1901
pub Lyon and Healy, Chicago 19aug1901

[] Saravia, danza en la zarzuela La cuarta plana. Song and piano acc.
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico
pub Lyon and Healy, Chicago 19aug1901

[] Tango, danza en la zarzuela "La cuarta plana". Song and piano acc.
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico
pub Lyon and Healy, Chicago 19aug1901

[] Mandy, won't you let me be your beau. Three mandolins, guitar and piano accompaniment
words Bob Cole, music J. Rosamond Johnson (song published 25apr1902)
arranged by Carlo Curtis - ? Carlos Curti
pub Jos. W. Stern & Co., New York City 27sep1902

[] The maiden with the dreamy eyes. Mandolin duo
words J. William "Billy" Johnson, music Bob Cole (song published 27dec1901)
arranged for mandolin duo by Carlos Curti
pub Jos. W. Stern & Co., New York City 13nov1902 

[] El globo terraqueo. Zarzuela. Teatro Principal, Mexico City 22aug1903
[] El juego hidraulico. Revista musical "hidraulica" o "pantomima acuatica". Teatro Circo Orrin, Mexico City 1904
[] Queen of the ball. Waltz
arr for band Edoardo Boccalari (Italy, Turin 1859-1921 Varese)
pub Carl Fischer, New York 1904

[] Flower of Mexiko. Intermezzo. Piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico. also for band
pub for 2 banjos Mr. & Mrs. C. L. Partee Music Co., New York 29dec1904

[] The matador. March and two-step
arr for band Edoardo Boccalari (Italy, Turin 1859-1921 Varese)
pub Carl Fischer, New York 23jan1905

[] Simple Simon Simple. Song
lyrics Charles H. Brown and Otis F. Wood
words of the complete musical show "Simple Simon Simple" copyrighted by T. C. McClure, New York 16feb1904
pub Charles K. Harris, New York 1905

[] Maesmawr. Valse lente. Piano
pub Carl Fischer, New York 26dec1905
arr for band Louis Philippe Laurendeau (Canada, St Hyacinthe 1861-1916 Montreal)
pub Carl Fischer, New York 1906

[] Blue ribbon. Two-step patrol
arr for band Edoardo Boccalari (Italy, Turin 1859-1921 Varese)
pub Carl Fischer, New York 21dec1906

[] Rosita. Valse romantique. Piano
music Carlos Curti
pub Theo Bendix Music Pub, New York 20dec1907

[] Notturno in D. Violin and piano
music Carlos Curti
pub C. Fischer, New York 26jun1908

[] Petit bijou (Little jewel). Gavotte
music Carlos Curti, arr. by E. Boccalari for piano
pub Carl Fischer, New York 9sep1908

[] Would you if I asked you? Song
words by Col. William K. Rowe jr.
pub Curti & Rowe jr., New York / Musicians Music Publishing Co., New York 21jan1911

[] Chimes of old Cornell
words C. E. Elliott, music Carlos Curti, of Italy, domiciled at New York City
copyright Carrie Enz Elliott, Ithaca NY 20mar1917

[] Visions of love (Visione d'amore). Waltz. Accordion and tenor banjo
pub Sussie Riccardi, New York 18may1928

[] Dias felices. Schottische
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico. in Musica de cuerda, Ecos de baile No.1

[] Angela. Schottische. Piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico. also for orchestra in Ecos de baile No.3

[] Constanza. Mazurka. Piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico, also for orchestra in Ecos de baile No.10
pub Thomas Goggan & Bro., Galveston Texas

[] Momna. Mazurka. Orchestra
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico in Ecos de baile No.14

[] Bogando. Barcarola, en la pantomima acuatica "Una boda en Santa Lucia". Piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Brisa. Valse. Mandolin amnd piano con 2. mandolin ad lib.
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Champagne. Polka en la pantomima Una boda en Santa Lucia
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Entre amigos. Polka
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Fregoli. Polka. Mandolin and piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Gondolero. Vals. Orchestra
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Ilusiones. Vals
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Juego hidraulico (de la pantomima acuatica). Vals
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico
pub Thomas Goggan & Bro., Galveston Texas

[] Lamentos. Mazurka
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Lluvia de rosas. Vals
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Lola. Polka
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Maria Enriqueta. Danza
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Merci! Schottische
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Monica. Mazurka
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Mundo ilustrado, en la zarzuela La cuarta plana). Vals. Mandolin and piano con 2. mandolin ad lib.
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Nueva Espana. Pasa-calle
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Otilia. Polka. Piano. also for 2 Mandolins, 2 bandurrias and guitar
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Pan American-Marsch. Mandolin and piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Pas de quoi! Schottische
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Polka militar. Mandolin and piano con 2. mandolina ad lib.
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Teresa. Gavotta. Mandolin and piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Tus ojos. Schottische
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Xylofono. Polka
pub H. Nagel Sucesores
pub Thomas Goggan & Bro., Galveston Texas

[] Album de Mexico. Coleccion de 10 piezas celebres para mandolina y piano con 2. mandolina ad libitum, arreglado por el celebre mandolinista Carlos Curti
pub A. Wagner y Levien, Mexico

[] Un adios mas. Danza. Piano
pub H. Nagel / Wagner y Levien

[] Cuantas flores. Mazurca. Piano
pub H. Nagel Sucesores

[] Monina. Mazurca. Piano
pub H. Nagel Sucesores

[] El novio de Tacha. Gavota, para canto y piano
pub Otto y Arzoz

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