[This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine]

Arranger: Robert Jay Taylor

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Tune Information

Title: [This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine]
Arranger: Robert Jay Taylor
Incipit: 55553 15555 31111
Key: C Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Let It Rip! At the Piano: Congregational Song Accompaniments
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Eric Vollen
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 181

Organ Solo

  • Foundation!: Hymns and Songs of Faith for Organ
    Composer/Editors Ron Sprunger; Lloyd A. Larson
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2014) pp. 44
  • 5 Preludes of Praise Set Eight
    Composer/Editor John A. Behnke
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2013) pp. 14
  • The Greensboro Collection: Accessible Contemporary Organ Music
    Composer/Editor Wayne Leupold
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2011) pp. 40-42, 44
  • Variations on This Little Gospel Light of Mine: Sunday School Tunes
    Composer/Editor Keith Kolander
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 3
  • Suite on Afro-American Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1991) pp. 7

Piano Solo

  • Little Ones to Him Belong: Sunday School Songs for Piano
    Composer/Editor Sandra Eithun
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2013) pp. 16
  • Gospel Gold Volume 1: Sacred Treasures for Piano
    Composer/Editor Vicki Tucker Courtney
    Published By: GlorySound (2010) pp. 54
  • Grateful Praise: Contemporary Expressions of Worship for the Piano Soloist
    Composer/Editor Victor Labenske
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2005) pp. 60
  • African-American Spirituals: Arrangements for Piano by James Pethel
    Composer/Editor James Pethel
    Published By: GlorySound (2003) pp. 25
  • Traditional Hymns Level 5: Hal Leonard Student Piano Library
    Composer/Editor Fred Kern
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2002) pp. 18
  • Worship in Many Colors: Creative Settings of Hymns, Songs, and Spirituals
    Composer/Editor Melody Bober
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2000) pp. 28
  • American Hymn Classics: Piano Collection
    Composer/Editor Chuck Marohnic
    Published By: GlorySound (1998) pp. 11
  • Big Red Book of EZ Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Carol McMillen Tornquist
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1998) pp. 122
  • PedalPoint Volume 17 Number 4 July August September 1998: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Barry Braman
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1998) pp. 13
  • Contemporary Hymn Reflections for the Church Year: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Roy James Stewart
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 32
  • Praise Sunny Side Up: Energetic Arrangements for the Sunday Morning Pianist
    Composer/Editor Dick Torrans
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1996) pp. 33
  • Jazz Sunday Morning: Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Michael Hassell
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1995) pp. 32
  • Dino Kartsonakis
    Composer/Editor Dino Kartsonakis
    Published By: The Benson Company, Inc. (1988) pp. 44
  • Just Hooked by Gospel: Keyboard Folio
    Composer/Editors Don Wyrtzen; Carol McMillen
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 39
  • Gospel Piano Stylings
    Composer/Editor Betty Jean Chatham
    Published By: Crescendo Publications, Inc. (1975) pp. 10

Piano Duet+: Piano Duet One Piano

  • Four in the Spirit: Four-Hand Piano Duets of Beloved Spirituals
    Composer/Editors James Pethel; Stan Pethel
    Published By: Jubilate Music (2022) pp. 2
  • Gospel Blues: 4-Hand Piano Settings by Joel Raney
    Composer/Editor Joel Raney
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2014) pp. 2
  • Partners in Praise: Hymns, Gospel Songs, and Seasonal Selections Arranged for One Piano, Four Hands
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Joy Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1998) pp. 46


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