by Wernher[r] von Tegernsee (flourished 1172)
Translation © by Elisabeth Siekhaus

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

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation ; composed by Hermann Behn, R. Bergell, Carl Bohm, Peter Cornelius, Otto Fiebach, 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, 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


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Text added to the website: 2012-02-16 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:47
Line count: 6
Word count: 26

You are mine, I am thine
Language: English  after the Mittelhochdeutsch 
You are mine, I am thine:
Of that you can be sure.
You are locked up
In my heart:
Lost is the little key:
You must be in there forever.

Authorship

  • Translation from Mittelhochdeutsch to English copyright © 2008 by Elisabeth Siekhaus, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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Text added to the website: 2008-04-04 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:40
Line count: 6
Word count: 30