Mozart's Childhood: Mozart's "Twinkle Twinkle" Variations from Classical KING FM's Explore Music by Classical KING FM published on 2013-01-28T17:05:07Z From Classical KING FM at 98.1 and www.KING.org: You probably recognize the melody in the first part of this piano piece—but did you know that song wasn’t originally called “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”? The English nursery rhyme we’ve all heard is actually based on a French folk song called “Ah, vous dirai-je, maman,” first heard when Mozart was a child. Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Variations in C on "Ah, vous dirai-je, maman," K.265 YouTube recommendation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGln8LFA8Qw One of Mozart’s favorite meals!: http://www.food.com/recipe/chicken-liver-dumpling-soup-i-leberklosse-44280 Tune in for musical fun facts and vignettes of unique music every night at 6:00pm with Exploring Music at 98.1 in Seattle, online at www.KING.org, and through the KING FM Smartphone apps, featuring four channels of Classical Music. Questions? Comments? Musical Ideas? Email host Lisa Bergman at firstname.lastname@example.org.