Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Part III: Mozart, a French folk song and beyond [Printables]

Mozart and Ah! vous dirai-je, maman (Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star)! This is the making of a folk song and then how a composer redefined it. In Part III we trace the transformation from the earlier madrigal, La Mantovana, to the French Ah! vous dirai-je, maman. But when Mozart wrote his Theme and Variations, did he only base them on the French folk song? Evidence in his music shows otherwise. … continue reading →

RCM Piano 2022 Celebration Series, 6th Edition

The RCM's mission is to develop human potential through music and the arts. As the editors curate the music, it is their hope that it will inspire teachers and students. In this blog post is a free printable of listed repertoire selections. Read about the new series, the composers and the goals of the editors and the president. … continue reading →

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