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Gunther: (#152 vari:) If you keep them hidden, I too shall chide (:#152 vari).

 

Hagen: (#152 vari:) In summer’s ripe strength I see Gibich’s line, (#152:) you, Gunther, unwed, you, Gutrune, without a husband (:#152).

 

(#152 vari:; #24 vari: Gunther and Gutrune are lost in silent thought.)

 

Gunther: (#151?: [two notes associated with Gunther’s and Gutrune’s longing for Siegfried?]; #152 vari >>: [#152 seems to develop into #115?]; #voc?: [perhaps a musical reference to Mime’s vocal line when he offered food to Siegfried in #Mime’s shambling song” from S.1.1?]) Whom would you have me woo that it should serve our fame (:#151?; :#152 vari [with #115 hint?]; :#voc? – back ref to Mime’s vocal line in S.1.1?])?

 

Hagen: (#77 frag:) I know of a woman, (#77:) the noblest in the world (:#77): - (#35 vari - flutes:) high on a fell her home (#35 vari on flutes); (#128b:) a fire burns round her hall (:#128b): (#35 vari:) only he who breaks through the fire (#129b) may sue for Bruennhilde’s love (:#35 vari:).

 

Gunther (#77; #152?) Is my courage equal to that? (#152 end frag)

 

Hagen: (#151:; #115 vari descending with #152 rhythm?:) A man yet stronger is fated to win her (:#151; :#115 vari descending with #152 rhythm?).

 

Gunther: Who’s that most stalwart of men?

 

Hagen: (#4 frag voc?:; #orch?:) Siegfried, the Waelsungs’ offspring (:#4 frag voc?) – he is the strongest of heroes (:#orch?). (#71 >>:) A twin-born pair, impelled by love, Siegmund and Sieglinde bore the truest of sons (:#71): (#109) (#109:) he who waxed mightily in the wildwood – (#150 voc?:) him would I have as Gutrune’s husband (:#150 voc?).

 

Wagner himself describes the Gibichung clan as representing hypocritical society, much like that of which Hunding was the examplar, ordered by strict laws and custom, and for that very reason little

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