When Federico Ricci studied in the Naples Conservatory he was a pupil of Raimondi and a pupil of his somewhat older sibling, Luigi aswell mainly because Bellini and Zingarelli. Of both brothers, Luigi was regarded as the more unique of both while Federico was even more diverse. He mainly made up light opera, at least four in cooperation with his sibling, and Ricci produced an intermittent attempt at severe opera. Federico also made up cantatas and people, and, when provided a posture in St. Petersburg he approved it; during this time period, past due in his profession, he was limited by composing vocal functions for his college students in Russia and some solfeges. His operas included “La prigione di Edimburgo, 1838, that was his most effective function, “Corrado d’Altamura,” 1841, his severe magnus opus, “Il marito e l’amante,” 1852, and “Une folie a Rome,” 1869.