— Anne Cabrera (@composerAnne) January 23, 2013Continue reading “Astronauts R. Husband and K. Chawla”
— Anne Cabrera (@composerAnne) January 24, 2013Continue reading “Astronaut Laurel Clark on Middeck”
“Hangar Doors (Rollout)” has a new music video to go with it!Continue reading “Our Video for Hangar Doors”
The latter part of January and early February is potent: it is a time that we reflect upon and honor the fallen crews of Apollo 1, Challenger, and Columbia, and all those who have lost their lives in the cause of exploration. During these days of remembrance, I would like to encourage us all to reflect upon our space heroes while listening to the music of “Columbia: We Dare to Dream.”Continue reading “Days of Remembrance”
Surprise, surprise! Thanks to NASA astronaut Clay Anderson, my Columbia CD apparently took a little trip to the International Space Station, via the space shuttle Discovery mission STS-131.Continue reading “Columbia CD Travels to the ISS!”
Do you pay attention to the Grammy Awards? I must confess: I don’t, not especially. Sure it’s fun to watch the yearly fashion show, and see the lights and glitter and lip-syncing played out… and we chuckle at all the winners’ babble, and then laugh at the commentary about the babble, and then at the commentary about all the commentary! But, when it comes down to it, frankly, most of the time I’m left with the feeling of where’s the music? Where’s the real music?
Continue reading “And The Winner Is…”
I was pretty young at the time, in elementary school. And I remember we had these weekly vocabulary tests…ugh, not my favorite thing. The teacher would give us a new list of words each week, and we had to learn the spelling of each word as well as the definition.Continue reading “Vocabulary Words”
It is always amazing to me how every individual brings their own unique sparkle to the experience of music. I mean, you can sit down thirty people in a room, give each of them a sheet of paper and a box of crayons, put on some music for them to hear, and say “Listen closely, and draw what it sounds like…”.… And despite the fact that all hear the exact same music in the same room at the same time, and all have the same colors of crayons, each person comes up with a totally different and precious gem of a picture! Now, isn’t that kind of remarkable?
Continue reading “A Gem of a Picture”