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

Composer: Harry Dixon Loes

Pseudonyms: Deal Bartells Born Harold Loes, the American gospel song writer took the middle name Dixon in honour of A. C. Dixon, the pastor of Moody Church at the time. Harry Dixon Loes studied at Moody Bible Institute, and after extensive training in music he served a number of churches with a ministry of music. From 1939 until his retirement he was a member of the music faculty of Moody Bible Institute. He wrote the lyrics for 1,500 gospel songs, and composed 3,000 tunes. One day in 1915, Paul Rader preached a sermon in Moody Church, in Chicago. His theme was, “All that I want is in Jesus.” In the congregation was young Harry Dixon Loes, then a senior at Moody Bible Institute, where he would eventually teach. Inspired… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine]
Composer: Harry Dixon Loes
Incipit: 56611 1
Key: C Major


Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

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    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 181

Piano Solo

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    Composer/Editor Vicki Tucker Courtney
    Published By: GlorySound (2010) pp. 54
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    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
  • 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

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
  • Variations on This Little Gospel Light of Mine: Sunday School Tunes
    Composer/Editor Keith Kolander
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 3

Piano Duet+: Piano Duet One Piano

  • 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 Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1998) pp. 46


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