The Taming of the Shrew

In act 3 scene 1, of Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare, what message to Bianca does Hortensio (Litio) encode in the gamut (scales)? what is her response?(lines 71-78)


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The gamut or scales have romantic words interjected in it meant to woo Bianca. Hortensio's words are too the point and he comes off as being really needy. He basically begs for her affection, “show pity, or I die” . Bianca doesn't like this so much and offers little in the way of hope for her affections.