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going back, no redemption, except in the permanent loss of consciousness itself.

(#177’s motival links, if any, not yet ascertained; however, #177b is superficially reminiscent of #89.)

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[[#178 = #93]] Wagner’s Hymn (Sieglinde’s “Sublime Wonder”) to the failed artist-hero Siegfried and his muse of formerly unconscious artistic inspiration, Bruennhilde, who – thanks to Siegfried’s betrayal of Wotan’s unspoken secret, which she had kept in silence, to the light of day - now wakes forever, and becomes the voice of her mother Erda’s (Nature’s) objective knowledge of their fate

Sometimes called “The Redemption Motif,” or the “Motif of Redemption by Love,” but this is incorrect.

(See #93 for #178=#93’s motival links)

















 

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