Portrait of Sidney Butler
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Variations
  • Variation A
    • Being able to hold hand in correct position (see Pre-Twinkle)
    • Correct Rhythm
    • Opening/closing all fingers together (including thumb)
    • Everything Relaxed
    • Centered on String
    • Complete articulation with every note
    • Isolated finger movement, not hand and arm
    • Note accuracy
  • Variation B
    • All the elements of Variation A
    • Gesture
  • Variation C
    • All the elements of Variation A
    • Use of different fingers
    • Gesture on long notes
    • Legato
    • Even sound with different fingers