Ferras launched its first LP in May 1954, with Brahms Concerto, Karl Schuricht, and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. That year, thanks to the French violin maker Etienne Vatelot, Ferras acquired the 1721 "Le PrĂ©sident" Stradivarius, with which he made this revival of French Sonatas in 1960. 

First produced in Great Britain on HMV ASD 531 White & Gold EW1 Stereo Label; Program: Enesco Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor, and Ravel Tzigane. Christian Ferras , violin, accompanied by Pierre Barbizet on piano. - Saulo Zucchello