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Discover the timeless charm of “Auld Lang Syne,” a classic tune that resonates with the spirit of camaraderie and the poignant reminder of friendships past. Originating from Scotland, this beloved song was penned by the renowned poet Robert Burns in 1788, although it is often said that Burns collected rather than composed the song from older folk tunes. The title, “Auld Lang Syne,” translates to “old long since,” or more colloquially, “times gone by.” With its universal appeal, the song has crossed borders and generations, becoming a staple at New Year’s celebrations around the globe, as well as at farewells and reunions, symbolizing reflection and hope.

The melody of “Auld Lang Syne” is characterized by its simplicity and emotional depth, making it an ideal piece for beginners to explore through our innovative play by color method. Utilizing color notes sheet music and keyboard stickers from our piano book for beginners, learners of all ages can instantly connect with the music, pressing the keys adorned with the right colors to bring this enchanting song to life. Whether you’re a child embarking on your musical journey with a piano book for kids, or an adult seeking a fulfilling new hobby with a piano learning book for adults, “Auld Lang Syne” offers a beautifully accessible entry point. This approach not only demystifies the process of learning to play the piano but also enriches the experience by enabling players to perform a piece laden with cultural significance and emotional resonance, making every note a step closer to the heart of music itself.

Auld Lang Syne Keyboard music
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Some of the notes on our website contain the full version of the song, and some are excerpts, or for example the very beginning, chorus or verse, etc. Full versions of all the notes can be found in our books and e-books: SHOP.

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