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Twinkle twinkle little star is a short musical piece I composed and recorded last evening.

This piece consists of 56 measures. It is 1 minute 52 seconds long. The music is composed of four tracks. This is my second attempt at recording music with multiple tracks. The last such attempt was more than two years ago when I composed and recorded 'A few notes'.

The links to the audio files, sheet music, etc. are provided below. The files reside in my website. In case, my website is down, the YouTube link provided below should still work.

The four tracks in this piece are:

  1. Grand piano
  2. Slow strings
  3. Xenon pad
  4. Music box

This arrangement is based on the popular melody of the nursery rhyme called Twinkle, twinkle, little star. The melody is played with the treble notes of the piano. I wrote the bass notes for the piano and the strings, and the high notes for the pad and the music box to fill the music with emotions of love and happiness. I recorded this after about two hours of practice.

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Here's a quiz I prepared three years ago.

  1. Dennis : C :: Bjarne : ?
  2. sa : C :: pa : ?
  3. 6 : C :: 53 : ?
  4. 100 : C :: 500 : ?
  5. 50 : C :: 122 : ?

Hint: The meaning of C is completely different in all the questions.

Update 1: Now that the quiz has been cracked, here are the answers from the comments section arranged neatly.

  1. Dennis : C :: Bjarne : C++
    (Dennis Ritchie created C and Bjarne Stroustrup created C++.)
  2. sa : C :: pa : G
    (The western equivalent of the musical notes sa, re, ga, ma, pa, dha, ni, sa are C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C.)
  3. 6 : C :: 53 : I
    (6 is the atomic number of Carbon and 53 is the atomic number of Iodine.)
  4. 100 : C :: 500: D
    (In Roman numerals 100 is represented as C and 500 is represented as D.)
  5. 50 : C :: 122 : F
    Farenheit = Centigrade × 1.8 + 32

Update 2: A similar quiz by Prasanna mentioned in the comments section has been cracked.

  1. 195 : C :: 209 : J
    (EBCDIC)
  2. Bohai : C :: Oolong : T
    (Bohai sea; Oolong tea)