What a start to a day on the Cape! This is Breakwater Landing in Brewster at low tide. Not a single [...]
Johannes Brahms couldn't be
bothered keeping up with the latest fashions. Apparently, he couldn't be
bothered remembering the proper use of a necktie! Brahms was the conductor of
the 1879 premier of his Violin Concerto for Joseph Joachim. Instead of watching
the soloist, the audience spent most of its time watching to see if the
conductor pants would fall down, since Brahms had used a necktie instead of a
belt to secure his trousers.