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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star sheet music

Scroll down for a lead sheet for Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star that includes the melody and chords, with versions of the song in seven different keys. There are also links to the song for piano, recorder, woodwind, brass, and string instruments.

The history of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star is one of the best known children’s songs ever written. It is a simple, happy melody that is easy to sing or perform on an instrument. Many people have claimed that the great classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, but those rumors are not true. In the early 1780s, he did compose a set of variations based on the melody, calling it Twelve Variations on "Ah vous dirai-je, Maman,” but that was long after the song had already been written.




We do not know who originally composed the song, but we do know that it dates back to at least 1761, when it was published with a collection of French songs intended to be played at parties. Regardless of who wrote it, Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star has been a standard selection in children’s music for over 250 years, and it is sure to last much longer than that. The melody has also been used for other children’s songs, including Baa, Baa, Black Sheep and The Alphabet Song. You can read the lyrics to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star and find out more about the history of the song.
Select a link or image below for many different free printable versions of the sheet music to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star lead sheet music with chords and melody.




Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for band instruments
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for string instruments
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for piano
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for recorder

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for flute
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for oboe
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for clarinet
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for bassoon
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for alto saxophone
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for tenor saxophone
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for trumpet
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for French horn
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for trombone
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for tuba

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for violin
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for viola
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for cello
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star for bass

Treble clef versions of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star:

In the key of A
In the key of B flat
In the key of C
In the key of D
In the key of E flat
In the key of F
In the key of G

Bass clef versions of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star:

In the key of A
In the key of B flat
In the key of C
In the key of D
In the key of E flat
In the key of F
In the key of G

Alto clef versions of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star:

In the key of A
In the key of B flat
In the key of C
In the key of D
In the key of E flat
In the key of F
In the key of G