Hammered dulcimer

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Hammered dulcimer
Musical instruments Information
Type Percussion
Tuneable Yes
Mallet Yes
To play, must be... Ground
Size 1.5 x 1.5 ft
Weight 1 1/2 lb
Material Wood
Other None

Description

Graduated wires stretch tautly across the trapezoidal beech soundboard, inset with dark-stained wood in a simple abstract pattern of curves and squares. Played by striking the strings with a hammer, the dulcimer can produce an amazing range of dynamic effects.

Where Found

Public Area

  • None

NPC

  • None

Store

Messages

Play

Bonus Range Message
217-245 You begin to play a hammered dulcimer, producing something a little like a tune, but rather more like a cat having a brief but unpleasant encounter with a camel's hoof.
217-264 You play a hammered dulcimer, producing only a dull tapping sound.
264 You quickly play a quick repetitive pinging noise on a hammered dulcimer.
264 You play a quick tripping melody on a hammered dulcimer.
264 You play a simple dance tune on a hammered dulcimer.
264 You play an elegant chiming tune on a hammered dulcimer.

Serenade

Bonus Range Message
217-264 You serenade <target> with an irregular rhythm on a hammered dulcimer.

Perform

Bonus Range Message
204 You make a stumbling attempt at a solo piece on a hammered dulcimer.
204-245 You confidently perform a solo piece rather too advanced for your talents on a hammered dulcimer.

Other Information