Du Du Liegst Mir Im Herzen with Mountain Dulcimer and Bowed Psaltery

The dulcimer is tuned CGC and is played noter style in the first half of the video and chord-melody style in the second half. At times up to two additional d...

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Comment by Dave Holeton on August 23, 2011 at 7:33am


Thanks for the English translation.


Comment by Donna Malus on August 22, 2011 at 9:28pm

Rick is right, this is a sweet song and I listened to it with an entirely new feeling.

You, you are in my heart.
you, you are in my mind.
You, you make me much pain,
You don't know how good I am for you.
Yes, yes, yes, yes you don't know how good I am for you.

So, as I love you
so, so love me too.
The most tender desires
I feel for you forever.
Yes, yes, yes, yes, I feel for you forever.

But, but may I trust you
you, you with a light heart?
You, you know you can rely on me
You do know how good I am!
Yes, yes, yes, yes You do know how good I am!

And, and if in the distance,
it seems to me like your picture,
then, then I wish so much
that we were united in love.
Yes, yes, yes, yes, that we were united in love.

Comment by Dave Holeton on August 22, 2011 at 8:37pm

Thanks Rick, Donna, and John.

This song just comes to me every year especially around this time of year. I learned it years ago when I was in a men's choral group and we sang it in four parts. This version is in CGC and the Key of C.  Maybe we'll be able to play it at Rick's Bowed Psaltery Gathering in November!!

Thanks Again


Comment by John Henry Charles Crocker on August 21, 2011 at 1:58pm

Donna, I have used it, I posted two or three mtn dulc pieces there, but  I am not too good with the computer or the best way of doing things with it.   So for instance, in my infinite wisdom when I used Utube I also created' another 'name', confusing for me and hard for others to find stuff, so at the moment I am in the throes of trying to cancel in order to start again ,lol.   I will get there one day, in the meantime I will renew my aquaintance with the psaltry so as I will be ready !   (you may recall that I did post a couple of short pieces here when I first found you?)

thanks for the reply


Comment by Donna Malus on August 21, 2011 at 1:06pm
John, are you hesitant to use YouTube because you don't trust it or are you new to it? 
Comment by John Henry Charles Crocker on August 21, 2011 at 10:15am

Nice one Dave, you are obviously much better at using the computer than I, lol.(the playing ain't alf bad as well!)


Comment by Rick Long on August 20, 2011 at 5:55pm
Thanks for posting this Donna.  Thanks Dave, I enjoyed this one very much.  Great harmonies!  I had to look up the translation, what a sweet tune.
Comment by Donna Malus on August 20, 2011 at 4:41pm
a couple more great videos from Dave Holeton, this one a particular treat wth his singing!

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