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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The ABCs of a Little Star

For the kid's and the kid in us:

Here's Mozart's famous Piano Piece 12 Variations on "Ah, vous dirai-je, maman" K 265/300e - Composed - 1781 or 1782.

Ok, so you've heard it, it sounds familiar and the first part sounds pretty easy to play.  Right?  You want to learn it, or you have a kid that wants to learn it - or you are a kid that wants to learn it.  Well, check out the score here.  It's free.
Jane Taylor (1783-1824) wrote the poem "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" here.

More on Taylor and her poetry can be found here.

Now you know your ABCs of "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star."

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