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*A black tambourine in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
 
*A black tambourine in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
 
*A dobachi in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
 
*A dobachi in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A kokiriko in the [[Hong]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A kokiriko in the [[Fang]] and [[Hong]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A kokiriko in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A taiko drum in the [[Sung]] and [[Hong]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
 
*A taiko drum in the [[Sung]] and [[Hong]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
  
 
Wind:
 
Wind:
 
*A bamboo flute in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
 
*A bamboo flute in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A carved bone shakuhachi in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A carved bone shakuhachi in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]]. (Note: unplayable.)
 
*A tin shakuhachi in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
 
*A tin shakuhachi in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
  
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*A biwa in the [[Hong]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
 
*A biwa in the [[Hong]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
 
*An ebony guqin in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
 
*An ebony guqin in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A shamisen in the [[Hong]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A long shamisen in the [[Hong]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A wooden koto in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A wooden koto in the [[Fang]] and [[Sung]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A wooden koto in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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Keyboard:
 
Keyboard:
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*An organ in [[Gufnork]]'s temple in [[Ankh-Morpork]].  When played well enough, it gives out [[fluff]]--otherwise, Gufnork inflicts various effects on the player.
 
*An organ in [[Gufnork]]'s temple in [[Ankh-Morpork]].  When played well enough, it gives out [[fluff]]--otherwise, Gufnork inflicts various effects on the player.
 
*A piano on a first floor landing in the [[Artificers Academy]].  When played, it gives out sweets.
 
*A piano on a first floor landing in the [[Artificers Academy]].  When played, it gives out sweets.
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Sheet music:
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*A blue book of sheet music in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].  Entitled "The Great Harmony in Ancestral Sung Melodies, for Stringed Instruments", it is usable with stringed instruments--specifically, the biwa, the guqin, the koto and the shamisen.
  
 
==Related Achievements==
 
==Related Achievements==

Revision as of 13:25, 3 November 2010

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Musical instruments can be played in a variety of ways. Most instruments are portable, while others function as playerhouse furniture, and some are publicly available in fixed locations.

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Instrument commands

There are several commands you can use with different instruments.

Play

play <instrument>

This takes 10 gp, and seems to be available for all instruments.

play music on <instrument> from <object>

Primers and other sheet music are available for some instruments, and this is the syntax you use with them.

Perform solo

perform solo on <instrument>

This takes 10 gp, and seems to be available for all instruments.

Serenade

serenade <living> on <instrument>

This takes 10 gp, and seems to be available for all instruments.

serenade <living> with <string> on <instrument>

This is a more difficult version of the above, but it still takes 10 gp.

Tune

Many instruments need to be tuned before they can be played. This takes 5 gp. These include:

  • a banjo
  • a biwa
  • a clarinet
  • a dark glossy lute
  • a lyre
  • a silver flute
  • a violin
  • a wooden koto

Strum

Some stringed instruments may be strummed. This takes 10 gp. These include:

  • a banjo
  • a biwa
  • a dark glossy lute
  • a long shamisen
  • a lyre
  • a wooden koto

Blow

A wooden whistle can be blown. This takes 10 gp.

Skills used

The appropriate skill from the crafts.music.instruments subtree determines how well you can play a musical instrument.

In the basement of the Temple of Cool, there is a wall with some musical notes painted on it. Looking at or humming these notes uses crafts.music.theory, and humming them also uses crafts.music.instruments.vocal.

Care of instruments

Although instruments don't have a visible condition, they can still break. Holding them while fighting can damage them, and they can break in containers (although the exact circumstances for this are unknown).

You can check their condition with the condition command, and fix or repair them at a smithy or wood workshop, depending on their material.

Publicly available instruments

Percussion:

Wind:

Stringed:

Keyboard:

  • A harpsichord in the mansion on Ibis Parade in Djelibeybi.
  • An organ in Gufnork's temple in Ankh-Morpork. When played well enough, it gives out fluff--otherwise, Gufnork inflicts various effects on the player.
  • A piano on a first floor landing in the Artificers Academy. When played, it gives out sweets.

Sheet music:

  • A blue book of sheet music in the Sung music room, Bes Pelargic. Entitled "The Great Harmony in Ancestral Sung Melodies, for Stringed Instruments", it is usable with stringed instruments--specifically, the biwa, the guqin, the koto and the shamisen.

Related Achievements

Music achievements category

External links