[Jesus wants me for a sunbeam] (Excell)

[Jesus wants me for a sunbeam] (Excell)

Composer: E. O. Excell (1900)
Published in 78 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Jesus wants me for a sunbeam] (Excell)
Composer: E. O. Excell (1900)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.6.8.6.7
Incipit: 56716 17565 43235
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 55
    Composer/Editors Mark Hayes; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 73
  • Hymns for Organ: Artistic Expressions of Faith and Joy
    Composer/Editors Mark Hayes; Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 18

Piano Solo

  • Trusting: Hymns of Assurance and Hope: Arranged for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Heather Sorenson
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2002) pp. 58

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2882
Text: I'll Be a Sunbeam
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Timeless Truths #50
Text: I'll Be a Sunbeam
  • Ill_Be_a_Sunbeam.pdf (PDF)
  • Ill_Be_a_Sunbeam.xml (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #614

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #556

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #607

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Hymns of Faith #483

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One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #432

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2882

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #510

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Timeless Truths #50

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Total Praise #611

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Worship and Service Hymnal #495

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Yes, Lord! #420

Include 67 pre-1979 instances
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