Only Connect - Joseph Joachim <> George Shaw
How are these sitters connected?
by Sir Leslie Ward
published in Vanity Fair 5 January 1905
George Bernard Shaw
by Bernard Partridge
George Bernard Shaw wrote that Joseph Joachim’s playing of the music of Bach was ‘… welcome because it differs from the traditional insistence on hard outline to which we are accustomed.’
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