Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Piano Notes

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Piano Notes

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Western – CDE FGAB

Indian – srg mpdn

Hindi – सारेग मपधनि

Piano Notes for Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Western Notation (CDE FGAB)

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srg mpdn

सारेग मपधनि

Piano notes for Twinkle Twinkle Little Star are given from 5 different scales (based on the starting note for the song).

First, piano notes are given from C, with tips to play the song, 
for the beginners or first time players.

Then from other scales (G, D, F, E) are given on this page.

So, first try from C, and then try from other scales.

CC           GG
Twinkle   twinkle

AA      G~
little   star

F         F    EE
How   I    wonder

D         D      C
what   you   are

1. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Piano Notes – 1 (from C)

Part 1

Twinkle twinkle little star
How I wonder what you are

CC           GG
Twinkle   twinkle

AA      G~
little   star

F         F    EE
How   I    wonder

D         D      C
what   you   are

Part 2

Up above the world so high
Like a diamond in the sky

G~      GF      F
Up    above  the

E          E     D
world  so   high

G        G      FF
Like    a     diamond

E      E         D
in    the      sky

Part 3

Twinkle twinkle little star
How I wonder what you are

CC           GG
Twinkle   twinkle

AA        G
little    star

F         F     EE
How    I    wonder

D         D       C
what   you   are

Tips To Play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Tips for piano beginners or first time players –

For each line,
press first three keys twice
and last key once. So,

for Line 1

Press each key of CG and  A twice
(means press C – 2 times,  G – 2 times, and  A – 2 times)
and then G once

for Line 2

Press each key of FE and D twice
(so, press F – 2 times, E – 2 times, and D – 2 times)
and then C once

now, Line 3 and 4 are same

for Line 3

Press each key of 
GF and E twice
(so, press G – 2 times, F – 2 times, and  E – 2 times)
and then D once

for Line 4
Same as Line 3
So, press each key of GF and E twice 
and then D once

Now, full piano notes for the nursery rhyme, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - Piano Notes
Piano Notes – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Piano Notes For Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

CC  GG  AA  G~  |  F  F  EE  D  D  C
Twinkle twinkle little star  |  How I wonder what you are

G~  GF  F  E  E  D  |  G  G  FF  E  E  D
Up above the world so high  |  Like a diamond in the sky

CC  GG  AA  G  |  F  F  EE  D  D  C
Twinkle twinkle little star  |  How I wonder what you are

2. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Piano Notes 2 (from G)

GG        D*D*   E*E* D*
Twinkle twinkle little star

C*    C* BB     A      A    G
How I wonder what you are

D*~  D*C*   C*  B       B   A
Up   above the world so high

D*   D* C*C*       B  B    A
Like a   diamond in the sky

3. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Piano Notes 3 (from D)

DD        AA       BB   A
Twinkle twinkle little star

G    G F#F#    E     E     D
How I wonder what you are

A~  AG     G   F#     F#  E
Up above the world so high

A     A  GG       F#  F#   E
Like a diamond in   the sky

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star – Full Lyrics

Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are!
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky.

When the blazing sun is gone,
When he nothing shines upon,
Then you show your little light,
Twinkle, twinkle, all the night.

Then the travller in the dark,
Thanks you for your tiny spark,
He could not see which way to go,
If you did not twinkle so.

In the dark blue sky you keep,
And often thro my curtains peep,
For you never shut your eye,
Till the sun is in the sky.

Tis your bright and tiny spark,
Lights the travller in the dark,
Tho I know not what you are,
Twinkle, twinkle, little star.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star – Wikipedia

4. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Piano Notes 4 (from F)

FF         C*C*   D*D*  C*
Twinkle twinkle little  star

A#   A# AA       G      G    F
How I   wonder what you are

C*~  C*A#   A#   A       A   G
Up   above the   world so high

C*   C*  A#A#      A  A   G
Like a   diamond in the sky

5. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Piano Notes 5 (from E)

EE        BB       C#*C#* B
Twinkle twinkle little      star

A     A  G#G#  F#     F#   E
How I  wonder what you are

B~  BA     A   G#     G#  F#
Up above the world so   high

B     B  AA         G#  G#  F#
Like a  diamond in   the  sky

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

“Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” is a popular English lullaby and children’s nursery rhyme.

Who wrote the Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Rhyme?

The English lyrics we know today were written by English poet Jane Taylor in 1806.

The poem, “The Star”, which is in couplet form, was first published in 1806 in “Rhymes for the Nursery”, a collection of poems by Taylor and her sister Ann.

Who is the composer of the melody for “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”?

The origin of the tune can be traced back to a French melody called “Ah! vous dirai-je, maman” (meaning “Ah! Shall I tell you, mommy?”) of the 17th century.

The tune was arranged and adapted by various composers over the years, including Mozart with Twelve Variations on “Ah vous dirai-je, Maman”

The song has been translated into many languages and has been covered by many artists.

Why the Twinkle Twinkle Little Star song is so popular?

“Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” is one of the most well-known and beloved nursery rhymes worldwide. 

Its simple and catchy melody, along with the easy-to-remember lyrics, make it a favorite among young children and parents. So, it is often one of the first songs children learn and sing along to.

“Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” has transcended generations and cultures, becoming a timeless part of children’s music.

It is often used to soothe and entertain young children, promoting early language development and musical appreciation.

Easy to Play Song on the Piano

Its simplicity and familiarity make it a popular choice for musicians to incorporate into their works.

This children song is very easy to play on piano, as it has very easy piano notations and the tune is very popular, so easy to remember.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star is a classic song that has been enjoyed by children and adults for centuries.

It is a beautiful and calming song that can help to soothe and relax.

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