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Hagen: (#77:) Only to him would the fire yield (:#77). (#? [is this a little musical figure from Wotan’s confrontation with Siegfried in S.3.2, perhaps from Siegfried’s description of having killed Fafner?])

 

Gunther: (#152 vari: rising angrily from his seat) (#58b or #79 hint?:) Why waken doubt and dissent (:#58b or #79 hint?)! Why make me long for what I can’t gain by force?

 

(152 vari >>:; #?: [repeat of the musical reference to Wotan’s confrontation with Siegfried, their discussion of Fafner?] He paces up and down the hall in agitation: #42:; [[ #154 frag: ]] without leaving his seat, Hagen stops him with a mysterious gesture as he approaches him again.)

 

Hagen: (#151; #149 [with a hint of #40 or #64, or the repetition of a four or five note musical figure from S.2.3 when Siegfried, lonely, asked the Woodbird to bring him a boon companion?:; #152 vari [Gutrune’s vari?]) If Siegfried brought the bride back home (#59a voc?:) wouldn’t Bruennhilde then be yours (:#59a voc?)?

 

Gunther: (#152: [with a hint of #20d?] turning away again in doubt and anger) (#152 vari >>:) What would force the carefree man to woo the bride for me (:#152 vari)?

 

Hagen: (as before: #37?:) your entreaty would quickly force him (:#37?) (#150:) if Gutrune bound him first (:#150).

 

Gutrune: [[ #153>>: ]] You mock me, wicked Hagen! (#164 hint?:) How should I ever bind Siegfried (:#153; :#164 hint?)? (#153?:) If he’s the world’s most glorious hero (:#153?), (#152 vari:; #24 vari violin?:) the loveliest women on earth (#24 vari – violin:) would have wooed him long ago (:#152 vari; :#24 vari violin).

 

Hagen: (#153: leaning closer towards Gutrune, confidentially: #153 >>:) Recall the potion in the chest; (more secretly) trust in me who obtained it: (#37/#24 vari:; #?: [a reference to music which expressed Siegfried’s loneliness in S.2.3, which culminated in the Woodbird telling him of Bruennhilde?]; #153 beginning frag?:) it will bind to you in love (:#24 vari; :#? [music which

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