Herzlieb zu dir allein (Hans Leo Hassler)

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  • (Posted 2019-09-10)   CPDL #55308:     
Editor: Nikolaus Hold (submitted 2019-09-10).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 34 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
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In English: My darling, it's for you

  • (Posted 2020-02-29)   CPDL #57283:       
Editor: Tim Robson (submitted 2020-02-29).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 28 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Herzlieb zu dir allein
Composer: Hans Leo Hassler
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1596 in Neue Teutsche Gesang, no. 13
  2nd published: 1915 in Volksliederbuch für gemischten Chor, no. 345

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

Herzlieb zu dir allein
steht Tag und Nacht mein Sinn,
dein rotes Mündelein
nimmt mir all's Trauren hin.

Dir hab ich mich ergeben,
dein eigen will ich sein,
mit dir in Freud zu leben
bis an das Ende mein.

English.png English text

My darling, it's for you
I'm yearning night and day.
Your kisses sweet and true
Take all my grief away.

Could we but be united
in wedlock, you and I,
My heart would stay delighted
Until the day I die.