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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, 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.

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

  • 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, 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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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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