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===Strum===
 
===Strum===
 
Most stringed instruments may be strummed.  This takes 10 gp.  These include:
 
Most stringed instruments may be strummed.  This takes 10 gp.  These include:
*a banjo
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*a [[banjo]]
*a biwa
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*a [[biwa]]
*a dark glossy lute
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*a [[dark glossy lute]]
*an ebony guqin
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*an [[ebony guqin]]
*a long shamisen
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*a [[long shamisen]]
*a lyre
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*a [[lyre]]
*a wooden koto
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*a [[wooden koto]]
 
*a [[ukulele of pain]]
 
*a [[ukulele of pain]]
  
 
===Blow===
 
===Blow===
A wooden whistle can be blown. This takes 10 gp.
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A [[wooden whistle]] can be blown. This takes 10 gp.
  
 
===Skills used===
 
===Skills used===
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==Publicly available instruments==
 
==Publicly available instruments==
 
Percussion:
 
Percussion:
*A black tambourine in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A [[black tambourine]] in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A dobachi in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A [[dobachi]] in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A kokiriko in the [[Fang]] and [[Hong]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A [[kokiriko]] in the [[Fang]] and [[Hong]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A taiko drum in the [[Sung]] and [[Hong]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A [[taiko drum]] in the [[Sung]] and [[Hong]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
  
 
Wind:
 
Wind:
*A bamboo flute in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A [[bamboo flute]] in the [[Fang]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A carved bone shakuhachi in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]]. (Note: unplayable.)
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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]].
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*A [[tin shakuhachi]] in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
  
 
Stringed:
 
Stringed:
*A biwa in the [[Hong]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A [[biwa]] in the [[Hong]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*An ebony guqin in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*An [[ebony guqin]] in the [[Sung]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*A long shamisen in the [[Hong]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A [[long shamisen]] in the [[Hong]] music room, [[Bes Pelargic]].
*An ornate wooden harp in the [[Magpyr Castle]], in [[Uberwald]].
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*An [[ornate wooden harp]] in the [[Magpyr Castle]], in [[Uberwald]].
*A wooden koto in the [[Fang]] and [[Sung]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
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*A [[wooden koto]] in the [[Fang]] and [[Sung]] music rooms, [[Bes Pelargic]].
  
 
Keyboard:
 
Keyboard:
*A black piano in the haunted house on Zombie Walk in [[Genua]].
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*A [[black piano]] in the haunted house on Zombie Walk in [[Genua]].
*A decorative harpsichord in the mansion on Ibis Parade in [[Djelibeybi]].
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*A [[decorative 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<ref>These include [[garlic breath]], excrement, cud, [[fleas]], a [[cold]], or gas (as from eating cabbages).</ref> on the player. (It also only has the "play" command, and takes 20 gp to play.)
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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<ref>These include [[garlic breath]], excrement, cud, [[fleas]], a [[cold]], or gas (as from eating cabbages).</ref> on the player. (It also only has the "play" command, and takes 20 gp to play.)
*A piano in the [[Assassins' Guild]] in [[Ankh-Morpork]].
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*A [[piano]] in the [[Assassins' Guild]] in [[Ankh-Morpork]].
*An unfathomably baroque grand piano on a first floor landing in the [[Academy of Artificers]].  When played, it gives out sweets.
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*An [[unfathomably baroque grand piano]] on a first floor landing in the [[Academy of Artificers]].  When played, it gives out sweets.
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*Stretching the definition of "public", a [[dark mahogany piano]] in a locked flat in the [[Salt Shaker]].
  
 
Vocal:
 
Vocal:
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Sheet music:
 
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 (while it specifically says "the biwa, the guqin, the koto and the shamisen", you can use it with other stringed instruments).
 
*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 (while it specifically says "the biwa, the guqin, the koto and the shamisen", you can use it with other stringed instruments).
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*In a locked flat in the [[Salt Shaker]], sheet music can be gotten from the piano.  One sheet can be found at a time, and the song can be one of "Uberwald", "Ode to a Friend", or "Blood".
  
 
==Related Achievements==
 
==Related Achievements==

Revision as of 21:29, 21 December 2012

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

You can also check the table in musical instruments.

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:

(It appears all stringed instruments need tuning.)

Strum

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

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:

Vocal:

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 (while it specifically says "the biwa, the guqin, the koto and the shamisen", you can use it with other stringed instruments).
  • In a locked flat in the Salt Shaker, sheet music can be gotten from the piano. One sheet can be found at a time, and the song can be one of "Uberwald", "Ode to a Friend", or "Blood".

Related Achievements

Music achievements category

See also

External links

  • These include garlic breath, excrement, cud, fleas, a cold, or gas (as from eating cabbages).