Twinkle Twinkle

Twinkle Twinkle is a great starter tune.  It is played on the two middle strings, D and A and has a span of 5 notes, which will get you started and familiar with the fingering of some of the notes on the D scale. Remember you can also click on set up and techniques  to get help with fingering and bowing tips. Good luck and enjoy!

Breakdown of Twinkle Twinkle

Parts 1

The first part of the tune involves a legato triplet on the low G.  Also there is scope to use some forth finger technique.  The tune is an AA BB structure.

Parts 1 & 2 Together

Lets slowly practice the first part, break and then practice the second part of the tune.

Part 2

The second part of the tune allows us to learn a nice cross-bowing pattern which will come in very useful later for your reel playing.

Is Féidir Linn practiced slowly

Now you can practice the full tune slowly.  Be sure to ask if you've any questions, difficulties or idea's.