Tarnhelm Song
by Jeff Goode & Larrance Fingerhut
copyright 1992

Manny / ALBERICH
Tarnhelm invisibo diddly boop!Don't look now,
but I'm invisible!

Frannie / MIME
(pretends he's invisible:)
Where have you hid?
Where are you now?

Manny / ALBERICH
You can't see me,
I'm invisible!

(Alberich pinches Mime.)

Frannie / MIME
Ow!
What will you do?
Where will you go now?

Manny / ALBERICH
I'm free!
To do as I please,
Go where I want to.I'm free!
'Cause I can't be found,
No one can stop me.Free to have all the things my parents never had.
Free to be places no one else is permitted.
Free to take off
all my clothes in
public!!

(Alberich starts taking off all his clothes. Mime interrupts with:)

Frannie / MIME
But what else can you do?

Manny / ALBERICH
Tarnhelm invisibear grizzly boopDon't look now,
but I'm a grizzly bear!

Frannie / MIME
(pretends he's a grizzly bear:)
Oh, what a sight!
Gives me a fright!

Manny / ALBERICH
You better run,
'cause I'm a grizzly bear!

(Alberich pinches Mime.)

Frannie / MIME
(running:)
Ow!
Run for your life!
Here comes a bruin!

Manny / ALBERICH
I'm free!
To do as I please,
Go where I want to.I'm free!
Five hundred pounds,
No one can stop me.Free to live in the woods and be left alone.
Free to maul an occasional camper.
Free to wear my
new fur coat in
public!!
Why am I talking to you?
I've got so much I can do.
(pretending to be a game show host:)
Alberich, with your magic powers, you can be the King of Nibelheim and all the Nibelungs... oryou can have what's behind this curtain.(pretending to be himself:)
I'll take the curtain, Jack.(looking behind the curtain:)
It's the world!! IT'S THE WHOLE WORLD!!!(He exits, laughing maniacally:)
HA HA HA HA HA!

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