Hooked harp

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Hooked harp
Musical instruments Information
Type String
Tuneable Yes
Mallet No
To play, must be... Held
Size 4 8/12 x 3
Weight 20 lb
Material Wood
Other None

Description

This instrument is so named for the series of U-shaped hooks, set in the neck of the harp, that are used to change the pitch and tone of notes played. The frame itself is inlaid with ivory and supports thirty-seven vertically strung silk strings.

Where Found

Public Area

  • None

NPC

  • None

Store

Messages

Strum

Bonus Range Message
255 A horrible noise, akin to a small animal being tortured, comes from a hooked harp as you strum it.
256-272 You carelessly play a few clashing notes on a hooked harp.
272-293 You strum the same chord monotonously on a hooked harp.
293 You strum a few chords on a hooked harp.
293 You strum the same chord over and over on a hooked harp.
293 You quickly strum a sequence of chords on a hooked harp.

Play

Bonus Range Message
249-272 With an obvious lack of skill, you play something that sounds like nails being dragged down a blackboard on a hooked harp.
249-293 You play a few clashing chords on a hooked harp.
293 You slowly play a few chords on a hooked harp.
272-293 You quickly play a discordant melody on a hooked harp.
293 You play a repetitive tune on a hooked harp.
293 You play an elegantly simple melody line on a hooked harp.

Serenade

Bonus Range Message
255 You serenade <target> with a few clashing notes on a hooked harp. He/She does not look impressed.
255 You serenade <target> with an awful melody on a hooked harp.

Perform

Bonus Range Message
255 You create a noise akin to that made when a raven finds an eyeball as you perform a solo on a hooked harp.
255 You perform an irritating solo on a hooked harp.

Other Information

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