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Christian Ferras
Bach's Instrumental Works

Contents

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music
Recordings of Chamber Works
Recordings of Orchestral Works
Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions
Recordings of Vocal Works

Christian Ferras - Short Biography

Discography

Recordings of Solo Instrumental Music

S-1

Christian Ferras playes Bach, Tartini, Mozart

 

Sonata for solo violin No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 [20:28]
Sonata for solo violin No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005 [21:58]

Christian Ferras (Violin)

MeloClassic MC-2001

Feb 29, 1956 [BWV 1003]
Feb 3, 1960 [BWV 1005]

CD / TT: 73:09

Recorded in the Frankfurt Radio Studios: Raum 1/D, Hessischer Rundfunk [BWV 1003]; Sendesaal, Hessischer Rundfunk [BWV 1005], Germany.
Producer and Audio Restoration: Lynn Ludwig.
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CD (2014): MeloClassic

S-2

Christian Ferras - Bach, Partita No 3, Prelude

 

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: Mvt. 1: Prelude [3:47]

Christian Ferras (Violin)

YouTube

May 19, 1958

Video / TT:

Recorded & filmed in Paris, France.
Watch on YouTube: Partita No. 3 BWV 1006: Prelude [3:47]

S-3

The Art of Christian Ferras (Christian Ferras plays Bach, Bartók, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Ravel)

Partita for solo violin No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: Mvt. 3: Gavotte, Mvt. 7: Gigue []

Christian Ferras (Violin)

VAI 4282

Sep 11, 1962

DVD / TT: 72 min

Performances from the early 1960s originally broadcast by the CBC (Radio Canada). Production of Société-Radio Canada.
Watch on YouTube: Partita No. 3 BWV 1006: Prelude [3:47] | Partita No. 3 BWV 1006: Gavotte & Gigue [4:23]
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S-4

Christian Ferras plays Bach's Violin Sonata No. 1 (BWV 1001)

 

Sonata for solo violin No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 [17:31]

Christian Ferras (Violin)

YouTube

1970

Audio / TT:

Recital with Nicolas Astrinidis, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Listen on YouTube: Sonata No. 1 BWV 1001 [17:31]

S-5

Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin

Sonatas & Partitas for solo violin, BWV 1001-1006 []

Christian Ferras (Violin)

Sine Qua Non Superba SAS-2028/3
Ages 5090082

Dec 1977

3-LP / TT:
2-CD / TT: 139:55

Recorded in the USA.
Listen on YouTube: Sonata No. 1 BWV 1001 [17:47] | Partita No. 2 BWV 1004 [28:00] | Partita No. 2 BWV 1004: Chaccone: Part 1 [10:00] + Part 2 [4:12]

Recordings of Chamber Works

H-1

L'Art de Christian Ferras [Box Set]

Sonata for violin & keyboard No. 3 in E major, BWV 1016 [19:00]

Christian Ferras (Violin); Céliny Chailley-Richez (Piano)

Deutsche Grammophon 4806655

1953

10-CD / TT:
MP3 / TT: 11:30:42

Recorded in Paris, France. 1953 recording (mono / Decca). World first appearance sound source.
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Recordings of Orchestral Works

O-1

Hommage a J.S. Bach: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 8 coupled with Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 [OL-7]
Bach - Enesco: Piano Concertos Vol. 4
[OC-4]

Concerto for flute, violin, harpsichord, strings & continuo in A minor ("Triple"), BWV 1044 []
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 []

George Enescu

L'Association des Concerts de Chambre de Paris (Orchestre de chambre de Paris)

Céliny Chailley-Richez (Piano); Christian Ferras (Violin); Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute); Gaston Crunelle (Flute)

Decca FAT-173530
Baroque Music Club BHP-907

1953

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 79:07

Recorded in Paris, France.
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CD: Baroque Music Club

O-2

Bach: Violinkonzerte a-moll and E-dur, Konzert fur 2 Violinen d-moll
Bach: Double Concerto in D Minor, Concerto in A Minor & Concerto in E Major
Bach: Violinkonzerte Nr. 1-3
Best of the Great Composers 6: Bach (Concerto for Two Violins, Orchestral Suite No. 3, Magnificat)
Bach: Violin Concertos / Orchestral Suite 3
Bach: Violin Concertos; Orchestral Suites Nos. 1-3
Bach: Orchestral Suites, Concertos (Menuhin) [Box Set]

 
 
 
 

Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043 [17:12]

Yehudi Menuhin

Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra

Christian Ferras (Violin); Yehudi Menuhin

Empire
Hi-Q Records
Seraphim
EMI Encore 68119
Seraphim 68517
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EMI Classics 5-74439

Jul 8, 1959

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2-CD / TT: 134:02
MP3 / TT: 133:50
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Recorded at Kingsway Hall, London, England.
Other LP releases: HMV ALP-1760; HMV ASD-346; Angel NG-CDZC-67310; EMI CDM-253664-2; EMI 7-54218-2; EMI 5-56127-2; EMI 4-71919-2; EMI 2-64132-2; Classics for Pleasure CDCFP-4688; UNESCO Classics DCL-70642
Listen on YouTube: Double Violin Concerto BWV 1043: Mvt. 1: Vivace [4:12] + Mvt. 2: Largo ma non tanto [7:42] | Mvt. 3: Allegro [5:27]
Buy this album at:
EMI Encore CD (1994): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Seraphim CD (1995): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
EMI 2-CD (1995): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Dowload: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Empire CD (2000): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
7-CD (2001): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Hi-Q Records CD (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de


O-3

J.S. Bach: Concertos pour violon BWV 1041 & 1042
Bach: Violonkonzerte
L'Art de Christian Ferras [Box Set]

Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 1 in A minor, BWV 1041 [16:09]
Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042 [19:52]
Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043 [16:23]

Herbert von Karajan

Berliner Philharmoniker

Christian Ferras (Violin); Michel Schwalbé (Violin) [BWV 1043]

Deutsche Grammophon 463403-2
Deutsche Grammophon 445195-2
Deutsche Grammophon POCG-6092/6093
Deutsche Grammophon UCCG-4941
Deutsche Grammophon 4806655

Aug 1966

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MP3 / TT: 11:30:42

Recorded in Berlin, Germany.
BWV 1043 on the Box Set only.
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O-4

J.S. Bach: Passione secondo Matteo; Concerto per violino N. 2 in mi magg., BWV 1042

 

Concerto for violin, strings & continuo No. 2 in E major, BWV 1042 []

Herbert von Karajan

Wiener Symphoniker

Christian Ferras (Violin)

Hunt Productions 3-CDKAR-211

Mar 20, 1967

3-CD / TT: 228:49

Recorded in Salzburg, Austria.
Buy this album at:
3-CD (1989): Amazon.com

Recordings of Arrangements & Transcriptions

T-1

A. Berg: Konzert für Violine und Orchester

 

A. Berg: Violin Concerto ("To the memory of an angel") [27:10]

Paul Kletzki

Radio-Symphonie-Orchester-Berlin

Christian Ferras (Violin)

Universal Edition

Apr 23, 1956

Tape

Recorded live at Hochschule für Musik, Berlin, Germany.
1st recording of A. Berg's Violin Concerto by C. Ferras.
Source: DISMARC (003004008000)

T-2

Christian Ferras plays Berg and Stravinsky

 

A. Berg: Violin Concerto ("To the memory of an angel") [25:39 / 25:22]

Ernest Ansermet

L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

Christian Ferras (Violin)

Claves 50-2516
Claves 2516
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Apr 3, 1957

LP / TT:
CD / TT: 48:23
MP3 / TT: 48:24

Recoded live at Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland.
Producer M. Christen; Digital Remastering: Jean-Claude Gaberel; Executive Producer: Antonin Scherrer.
2nd recording of A. Berg's Violin Concerto by C. Ferras.
Buy this album at:
CD (2005): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD (2006): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline

T-3

Schubert, Berg, Bruckner [T-1]

A. Berg: Violin Concerto ("To the memory of an angel") [25:50]

Joseph Keilberth

Berliner Philharmoniker

Christian Ferras (Violin)

Orfeo d'Or C838112B

Aug 17, 1960

2-CD / TT: 97:32

Recorded live at the Salzburg Festival, Austria.
3rd recording of A. Berg's Violin Concerto by C. Ferras.
Buy this album at:
CD: Amazon.com
CD (2011): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
CD (2011): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

T-4

Alban Berg "Violin Concerto" Christian Ferras

 

A. Berg: Violin Concerto ("To the memory of an angel") [23:44]

Rafael Kubelík

Orchestre Philharmonique de la RTF

Christian Ferras (Violin)

YouTube

Sep 9, 1960

Audio / TT:

Recorded live at XIIème Festival de Besancon, France.
4th recording of A. Berg's Violin Concerto by C. Ferras.
Listen on: A. Berg: Violin Concerto [23:44]: Mvt. 1: Andante-Allegro [10:06] + Mvt. 2: Allegro-Adagio [13:38]

T-5

Berg: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra - A la Memoire d'un Ange / Chamber Concerto for Violin, Piano and 13 Wind Instruments
Les introuvables de Christian Ferras

 
 

A. Berg: Violin Concerto ("To the memory of an angel")

Georges Prêtre

Orchestre du Conservatoire de Paris

Christian Ferras (Violin)

Angel S 36171
HMV ASD 572
HMV OALP-2022
EMI 483604-2
EMI 5-74872-2
Record Society S-6240
EMI
EMI Classics

Jan 7-9, 1963

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CD / TT: 54:55
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Recorded at Salle Wagram, Paris, France.
5th recording of A. Berg's Violin Concerto by C. Ferras.
Buy this album at:
Angel LP: Amazon.com
5-CD (2002): Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de

T-6

Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Op. 61; Berg: Violin Concerto 'To the Memory of an Angel'

 

A. Berg: Violin Concerto ("To the memory of an angel") [25:04]

Massimo Freccia

Radio-Symphonie-Orchester-Berlin

Christian Ferras (Violin)

Audite 95590
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Mar 23, 1964

CD / TT: 72:03
MP3 / TT: 72:01

Recoded live at Haus der Rundfunk, Grosser Masurenalle, Berlin, Germany.
Recording Producer: David Hartung; Engineer: Heinz Opitz.
6th recording of A. Berg's Violin Concerto by C. Ferras.
Buy this album at:
CD (2011): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ClassicsOnline
CD (Korea): Amazon.com

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2014)

Christian Ferras: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

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