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Translation

Dû bist mîn, ich bin dîn
Language: Mittelhochdeutsch 
Available translation(s): ENG
Dû bist mîn, ich bin dîn:
des solt dû gewis sîn.
dû bist beslozzen
in mînem herzen:
verlorn ist das slüzzelîn:
dû muost immer drinne sîn.

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  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation ; composed by Hermann Behn, Reinhold Bergell, Carl Bohm, Peter Cornelius, Otto Fiebach, Martin Grabert, Paul Hermann Franz Graener, Benjamin Hamma, George Henschel, Heinrich , Freiherr von Herzogenberg, Eugen Hildach, Engelbert Humperdinck, Robert Kahn, Carl Kleemann, Arno Kleffel, Johann Lewalter, Erik Meyer-Helmund, Felix Josef Mottl, Bruno Ramann, Felix Rosenthal, Max Stange, Paul Umlauft, Friedrich Robert Volkmann, Joel Weiss, Gustav Tyson Wolff.

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  • ENG English (Elisabeth Siekhaus) , "You are mine, I am thine", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2012-02-16
Line count: 6
Word count: 26

Du bist mein! Ich bin dein!
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Mittelhochdeutsch 
Available translation(s): ENG
[Du bist mein! Ich bin dein!]1
Des sollst du [gewiß]2 sein.
Du bist [beschlossen]3 in meinem Herzen,
Verloren ist das Schlüsselein - 
[Du mußt immer darinnen sein!]4

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1 Cornelius, Grabert, Meyer-Helmund, Rosenthal: "Ich bin dein, du bist mein,"
2 Humperdinck: "gewiß mir" ; Rosenthal "ganz gewisse"
3 Rosenthal: "verschlossen"
4 Cornelius, Meyer-Helmund: "Nun mußt du immer drinnen sein." ; Humperdinck: "Du mußt immer drinnen sein." ; Rosenthal: "Drum mußt du immer drinne sein"

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist)
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Claus-Christian Schuster , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 5
Word count: 27