Notung

Notung

Sigmund’s promised sword, found in ash tree; later, Siegfried’s. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Valkyrie, Westerman, 236]
See: Sword
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Siegfried's "hearing" of the forest murmurs in the orchestra actually continues a mode of musical discourse that has already been established in Die Walkure (see, for example, Siegmund's relationship with the sword Notung, with the springtime moonlight and with Sieglinde, in Die Walkure 1.
The end of the first act shows Siegfried successfully reforging Notung and preparing to challenge the dragon.