Lyre

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Lyre
Musical instruments Information
Type String
Tuneable Yes
Mallet Yes - Lyre plectrum
To play, must be... Held
Size 2' x 1.5'
Weight 4 lb
Material Wood
Other None

Description

This classical lyre is a simple stringed instrument made out of a golden-coloured wood. It has a hollow body that acts as a sound resonator. Extending from this sound-chest are two raised hollow arms that curve both outwards and forward. They are connected near the top by a crossbar or yoke. An additional crossbar, fixed to the sound-chest, forms the bridge which transmits the vibrations of the strings. The strings (probably made of animal gut) are stretched between the yoke and bridge.

Where Found

Public Area

  • None

NPC

Store

Messages

Strum

Bonus Range Message
185 You strum the same chord monotonously on your lyre.
193-209 You strum the same chord over and over on your lyre.
185-209 You strum a few chords on your lyre.
193-209 You quickly strum a sequence of chords on your lyre.

Play

[ 280 || With creative flair, you play a delicate and interesting tune on your lyre.
Bonus Range Message
146 With an obvious lack of skill, you play something that sounds like nails being dragged down a blackboard on your lyre.
146 You play a few clashing chords on your lyre.
193-198 You quickly play a discordant melody on your lyre.
189-209 You slowly play a few chords on your lyre.
196-209 You play a repetitive tune on your lyre.
196-209 You play an elegantly simple melody line on your lyre.

Serenade

Bonus Range Message
200 You serenade <target> with a few clashing notes on your lyre. <Pronoun> does not look impressed.
196-200 You serenade <target> with an awful melody on your lyre.
196-209 You serenade <target> with an uninteresting tune on your lyre.
196-209 You play a simple tune on your lyre for <target>.
209 You play a tiresome tune for <target> on your lyre.

Perform

Bonus Range Message
196-209 You create a noise akin to that made when a raven finds an eyeball as you perform a solo on your lyre.
189-209 You perform an irritating solo on your lyre.

Other Information