|Wotan facing up to Seigfried|
Wagner gives the spear its own musical figure (leitmotive), a descending scale that is used throughout the cycle to symbolise Wotan himself, his authority and his anger. (Hear the motive here - the prelude to Act 3 of Seigfried).
|Wotan's spear shattered.|
Truly Gotterdammerung, TheTwilight of FB, cannot be too far away.