Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star – How to Play on Glockenspiel / Xylophone

“Twinkle, Twinkle Little star” is one of the most popular nursery rhymes and lullabies for babies.
Lyrics are based on poem “The Star”, written by English Jane Taylor. Her poem included in a  collection she published with her sister in 1806. Music comes from the French tune “Ah! vous dirai-je, maman”. The melody, older than the poem, published in 1761.
Mozart has composed a piano arrangement by composing 12 Variations for the French song.

Two more children’s songs, “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep” and  “Alphabet song” are based on the same tune.

On this page you can find a glockenspiel tutorial video, sheet music with a glockenspiel chart that will help you find the notes on the musical instrument and a printable PDF for free download.
If you would like to watch and sing this song, click here for the Karaoke version.

 

Glockenspiel / Xylophone Tutorial Video

 

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Glockenspiel / Xylophone Sheet Music and Note Chart

The melody of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star is moderately difficult and it consists of 9 notes (7 natural notes and 2 sharp ones), as you can see on the chart following the notes of the song.

The song consists of two parts which are separated by the repeat sign. Watch the video a couple of times and study each part at your own pace until you get the hang of it. Remember to use both mallets as much as you can – not only the one that is more convenient for you (e.g. the right one if you’re right-handed) as this an important basic technique.

To save this free glockenspiel sheet music of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” to your computer, right click (or tap and hold, on mobile devices) and choose “Save Image As…”. Alternatively, you can download the PDF file below.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star free xylophone glockenspiel sheet music notes chart pdfFree Printable PDF with Glockenspiel / Xylophone Music Sheet with Note Chart and Lyrics

To download a printable PDF file with sheet music for glockenspiel of this song, click on the button above or on the following link.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star | Free PDF with Glockenspiel Sheet Music

 

Click on the button to watch a sing-along video and download a instrumental mp3 of this song for free.

 

Click on the button to watch a karaoke video and download a PDF file with lyrics to this song for free.

 

Click on the button to watch a piano tutorial video and download a PDF file with sheet music of this song for free.

 

Click on the button for a printable PDF file with Guitar Chords, Tabs and Sheet Music for this song for free.

 

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