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Pipe Instrument Messaging

Provided by Icewhite


As bards, we can now control the specific instrument message that we want to play. You may still just play (instrument) to get random messaging if you like. You cannot play something that you have not yet learned (so you can’t get message 10 if you’re only skilled enough to play message 7).

To get a specific message string PLAY [instrument] [style] [number]

This newfound skill is also available to members of other professions who have advanced their skill with an instrument to its maximum. Non-bards can learn ten steps of the twenty and they can learn five of the ten messages (every odd rank is a new message) for any given instrument. They can gain the rank of a bardic apprentice on their instruments--the in-game equivalent of being a gifted amateur.


The following are the currently released (pipe) instruments: bagpipes and cornemuse.

NOTE: This list shows all the current messaging as of Dec 2006.


I will format the messages in the following ways:

- This is what you see.

- This is what other people see.


You are an Adept player of pipe instruments.


Tune (pipe)

tune (pipe)

You carefully clean the chanters and drones of your (pipe), fastidiously checking the reeds and general condition of the instrument.

(Name) carefully cleans the chanters and drones of his (pipe), fastidiously checking the reeds and general condition of the instrument.


(pipe) Joyful

play (pipe) joyful

You place your (pipe) beneath your arm and settle the mouthpiece to your lips before breathing and launching into a joyful reel.

(Name) places his (pipe) beneath his arm, breathes deeply, and launches into a joyful reel.


play (pipe) joyful 1

You speed the song along, mouth, elbow and fingers working in concert to whistle forth a dancing melody.

(Name) speeds the song along, working in concert with the (pipe) to whistle forth a dancing melody.


play (pipe) joyful 2

Skirling around the dancing chords, you skillfully convey a measure of the joy you feel.

Skirling around the dancing chords, (Name) skillfully conveys a measure of the joy he feels while playing.


play (pipe) joyful 3

Pausing briefly to run your fingers along the tuning beads, you launch into the next verse of the sprightly tune.

(Name) runs his fingers along the chanters of the (pipe) before launching into the next verse of the sprightly tune.


play (pipe) joyful 4

Skirling the notes upwards, you decorate the toe-tapping melodic line with graceful breaths of harmony.

Skirling the notes upwards, (Name) adds graceful breaths of harmony to the toe-tapping melodic line.


play (pipe) joyful 5

You adjust your fingers upon the reeds and squeeze the (pipe) rapidly against your side, speeding into the chorus.

(Name) walks his fingers along the reeds of his (pipe), speeding joyfully into the chorus.


play (pipe) joyful 6

Tapping your toes in time, you urge the (pipe) to further heights, inspiring a joyous recall of dancing feet.

With a tap of his toes, (Name) urges his (pipe) to further heights, inspiring images of a dozen feet reeling across a flagstone floor.


play (pipe) joyful 7

Swirling gusts of bright notes emerge from your (pipe) as you finger the chanter confidently.

Swirling gusts of bright notes emerge from (Name)'s (pipe) as his fingers the chanter with confidence and style.


play (pipe) joyful 8

A quick turn to the chanting beads modulates your song to a higher key, your arm squeezing out the notes in skillful time.

(Name) makes a quick turn to the chanting beads, modulating his song to a higher key, his arm squeezing out the notes in skillful time.


play (pipe) joyful 9

You begin a gradual crescendo, your chest falling and rising as you adroitly maintain the drive and energetic grace of the skirling tune.

(Name) begins a gradual crescendo, adroitly maintaining the drive and energetic grace of the skirling tune.


play (pipe) joyful 10

You bring the joyful melody strongly to the fore, emphasizing each echoing chord with a ringing clarity that seems to set the very air to dancing.

(Name) brings the joyful melody strongly to the fore, emphasizing each echoing chord with a ringing clarity that seems to set the very air to dancing.


play (pipe) stop

With a final joyous flourish you expel the last breath from your (pipe), allowing the last bright chord to fade into silence.

With a final joyous flourish (Name) lowers the mouthpiece of the (pipe), allowing the last bright chord to fade into silence.



(pipe) Mournful

play (pipe) mournful

You settle your (pipe) beneath your arm and bring the mouthpiece to your lips, drawing out the first notes of a mournful dirge.

(Name) settles his (pipe) beneath his arm and draws out the first notes of a mournful dirge.


play (pipe) mournful 1

Adjusting the tuning beads on the drones to echo a quiet minor key, you carefully finger the chanters to draw forth a resonant moan of despair.

(Name)'s fingers dance along with the pipes, drawing out an echoing moan of despair.


play (pipe) mournful 2

Before the echo of the last notes fade, you press against the (pipe) with your elbow, bring forth a low murmur of sound.

Before the echo of the last mournful notes of the fade, (Name) presses against the (pipe) with him elbow, bringing forth a low murmur of sound.


play (pipe) mournful 3

You finish the verse of the song and move on to the next, modulating the (pipe)'s tone to create a quiet bridge between the two.

(Name) finishes the verse of the song then moves on to the next, modulating the (pipe)'s tone to create a quiet bridge between the two.


play (pipe) mournful 4

Shifting the bladder beneath your elbow, you deepen the sound, bringing forth a low cry that resonates deep within your skull.

(Name) shifts him arm, deepening the sound of the of the (pipe) to a low cry that resonates deep within your skull.


play (pipe) mournful 5

You adjust the tuning beads on the (pipe) drones and exhale into the mouthpiece, calling forth a sharp wail of despair.

(Name) adjusts his fingering and exhales sharply, calling forth a sharp wail of despair from the (pipe).


play (pipe) mournful 6

With a ponderous touch, you call forth the chorus, a wailing descant of sound.

(Name) moves his arm closer to his side, calling forth the wailing descant of the chorus.


play (pipe) mournful 7

You elaborate on the mournful theme, fingering a slide down the minor scale that sends shivers through your spine.

(Name) elaborates on his mournful theme, fingering a descent in a hair-prickling descent of sound.


play (pipe) mournful 8

You modulate the song to a higher key, giving the (pipe) voice to cry sorrow in a banshee-like wail.

The song modulates into a higher key, the voice of the (pipe) mimicking a banshee's sorrow.


play (pipe) mournful 9

Concentrating fiercely upon the coordinated acts of breath and fingering, you skillfully extend the (pipe)'s cry, turning sorrow to near-madness as the sound flows out from chanters and drones.

(Name) furrows his brow in concentration, skillfully extending the (pipe)'s cry and turning sorrow to near-madness as the sound seems to overfill the very air.


play (pipe) mournful 10

Slowly, you back down from the wailing cry of the (pipe) to a soft, low murmur, evoking images of a slow fog rolling in to cover grassy hills.

(Name) slowly retreats from the wailing cry of the (pipe) to a soft, low murmur, evoking images of a slow fog rolling in to cover grassy hills.


play (pipe) stop

With a final descent of notes, you loosen your grip upon the (pipe), letting the sound echo into silence.

With a final descent of notes (Name) removes his fingers from the (pipe)'s reeds, letting the sound echo into silence.

(pipe) Soft

play (pipe) soft

You bring the reed of your (pipe) up and begin playing softly.

(Name) brings the reed of his (pipe) up and begins playing softly.


play (pipe) soft 1

Careful of the strength of the (pipe), you work to establish a gentle call of sound from chanter and drones.

Careful of the strength of his (pipe), (Name) establishes a gentle call of sound from chanter and drones.


play (pipe) soft 2

Barely breathing, you work your way through a soft scattering of chords.

Barely breathing, (Name) produces a soft scattering of chords from his (pipe).


play (pipe) soft 3

With a gentle rise in sound, you coax the (pipe) upwards.

With a gentle rise in sound, (Name) coaxes his (pipe) upwards.


play (pipe) soft 4

Moving into a softly thrumming chorus, you manipulate the (pipe) with a light touch.

Manipulating his (pipe) with a light touch, (Name) moves into a softly thrumming chorus.


play (pipe) soft 5

With a careful touch to the tuning beads, you allow the sound of the (pipe) to rise and fall in soft exhalations.

With a careful touch, (Name) allows the sound of his (pipe) to rise and fall in soft exhalations.


play (pipe) soft 6

Moving gently to the bridge, you coax the drones and chanters of the (pipe) to a quiet skirl of grace notes.

(Name) moves gently through a bridge, coaxing his (pipe) to a quiet skirl of grace notes.


play (pipe) soft 7

Shifting back to the main melodic line, you breath soft inspiration from the (pipe).

Shifting back to the main melodic line, (Name) breathes soft inspiration from his (pipe).


play (pipe) soft 8

You make a deft adjustment to the chanting beads, careful to restrain the full power of the (pipe).

(Name) makes a deft adjustment to the chanting beads, carefully restraining the full power of his (pipe).


play (pipe) soft 9

With a soft breath, you move back into the chorus.

With a soft breath, (Name) moves back into the chorus.


play (pipe) soft 10

Using arm, breath and instrument in concert, you bring together the threads of music to weave a tapestry of quiet mornings, rolling fog and piping sound.

Using arm, breath and (pipe) in concert, (Name) brings together the threads of music to weave a tapestry of quiet mornings, rolling fog and piping sound.


play (pipe) stop

You allow the last chords from the (pipe) to fade to silence.

(Name) allows the last chords from the (pipe) to fade to silence.

(pipe) Fast

play (pipe) fast You place your (pipe) beneath your arm and bring the mouthpiece up to your lips, breathing out the first chords of a rapid dancing tune.

(Name) picks up his (pipe) and plays the first notes of a rapid dancing tune.


play (pipe) fast 1

You squeeze out a rapid patter of chords, foot tapping in time.

(Name) squeezes out a rapid pattern of chords from his (pipe), his foot tapping in time.


play (pipe) fast 2

With a skirl and whirl of notes, you maintain the quick tempo of the (pipe).

With a skirl and whirl of chords, (Name) maintains the quick tempo of the (pipe).


play (pipe) fast 3

Increasing the speed of the reeling notes, you weave a rapid dance of chords around the (pipe)'s main melody.

Increasing the speed of the reeling notes, (Name) weaves a rapid dance of chords around the (pipe)'s main melody.


play (pipe) fast 4

Pausing briefly for breath, you launch into an energetic bridge of sound.

(Name) pauses briefly for breath, then launches into an energetic bridge of sound.


play (pipe) fast 5

You run your fingers along the tuning beads, moving back into the wailing dance of the chorus.

(Name) runs his fingers over the (pipe), moving back into the wailing dance of the chorus.


play (pipe) fast 6

With skilled fingers you tune the chanters, tossing a new musical footstep into the rapid jig.

With skilled fingers (Name) adjusts the (pipe), tossing a new steps of sound into the rapid jig.


play (pipe) fast 7

You continue the rapid ascent up the scale, then dive down to the lower register in a dancing fall of sound.

(Name) continues his rapid ascent up the scales, then dives down to the lower registers in a dancing fall of sound.


play (pipe) fast 8

Modulating back to the skirling chorus, you skillfully manipulate your (pipe) in a blur of speeding fingers.

Modulating back to the skirling chorus, (Name) skillfully manipulates his (pipe) in a blur of speeding fingers.


play (pipe) fast 9

You add another layer of sound, the echoing drones calling forth the image of a chorus of stamping feet.

(Name) adds another layer of sound, the echo of the drones calling forth an image of a chorus of stamping feet.


play (pipe) fast 10

You manipulate breath and arm in quick, gulping beats, bringing forth the power and speed the (pipe), chords echoing through the air in rapid undulations of sound.

(Name) brings forth the full power and speed of the (pipe), chords echoing through the air in rapid undulations of sound.


play (pipe) stop

With a final breath, you remove the reed from your lips, at last allowing the music to slow to silence.

With a final breath, (Name) removes the (pipe) from his lips, at last allowing the rapid music to slow to silence.

(pipe) Slow

play (pipe) slow

You place your (pipe) beneath your arm and bring the mouthpiece up to your lips, breathing out the first chords of a slow ballad.

(Name) picks up his (pipe) and plays the first notes of a slow ballad.


play (pipe) slow 1

You tune the chanters with a light touch, breathing out a gentle descent of sound.

(Name) touches his (pipe) before breathing out a gentle descent of sound.


play (pipe) slow 2

With a careful adjustment of your breath, you shape the power of the (pipe) into a slow, steady call to attention.

(Name) shapes the power of the (pipe) into a slow, steady call to attention.


play (pipe) slow 3

You scatter a few chords below the gradual undulation of the main line, giving the piece a quiet depth.

(Name) embellishes the gradual undulation of the main line with a lower echo, giving the piece a quiet depth.


play (pipe) slow 4

You coax the (pipe) into a gentle bridge, the ponderous progression of chords moving steadily onwards.

(Name) coaxes his (pipe) into a gentle bridge, the ponderous progression of chords moving steadily onwards.


play (pipe) slow 5

With the slow manipulation of the (pipe) beneath your arm, you send out a gradual fall of chords, a heavy-treaded march of sound.

With the slow manipulation of the (pipe) beneath his arm, (Name) sends out a gradual fall of chords, a heavy-treaded march of sound.


play (pipe) slow 6

You touch the tuning beads with your fingers, bringing the sound up, then down again, in a slow, steady cry.

With skilled fingers (Name) brings the sound of the (pipe) up, then down again, in a slow, steady cry.


play (pipe) slow 7

You bring the sound of the (pipe) up to a sustained wail.

(Name) brings the sound of his (pipe) up to a sustained wail.


play (pipe) slow 8

You add a quiet counterpoint, not speeding but deepening the song of the (pipe).

(Name) adds a quiet counterpoint, not speeding but deepening the song of the (pipe).


play (pipe) slow 9

With a deep breath, you launch into a gradual climb to the echoing heights of the (pipe)' range.

(Name) begins the gradual climb to the echoing heights of the (pipe)' range.


play (pipe) slow 10

You manipulate breath and arm to bring forth the power and strength of the (pipe), slow chords tumbling through the air, each one beginning as the last fades.

(Name) brings forth the power and strength of the (pipe), slow chords tumbling through the air, each one beginning just as the last fades.


play (pipe) stop

With a final breath, you remove the reed from your lips, allowing the last notes to slow to silence.

With a final breath, (Name) removes the reed of the (pipe) from his lips, allowing the last notes to slow to silence.

(pipe) Intense

play (pipe) intense

With a look of intense concentration, you bring the mouthpiece of your (pipe) to your lips and breath out the first chords of the melody.

With a look of intense concentration, (Name) picks up his (pipe) and begins playing.


play (pipe) intense 1

You press upon the (pipe) with your arm and hand with stabbing regularity, establishing an intense, martial beat.

(Name) manipulates his (pipe) with stabbing regularity, establishing an intense, martial beat.


play (pipe) intense 2

Tuning the chanters downwards, you waken the call of the drones to an echoing thunder.

Running his fingers over the (pipe), (Name) lowers the sound of chanter and drones to an echoing thunder.


play (pipe) intense 3

Transforming breath into a driving force, you urge the reverberating beat of the (pipe) to expand until it sounds like the rattle of hundreds of marching feet.

(Name) urges on the beat of the (pipe), echoing notes around the reverberating rattle of hundreds of marching feet.


play (pipe) intense 4

Sweat beading invisibly along your brow, you slow the sound (pipe), the pulled out chords providing suspense more than relief from intense martial sounds.

(Name) slows the sound of his (pipe), the stretched out chords providing suspense more than relief from the intense martial sounds.


play (pipe) intense 5

With skillful fingering, you urge the cry of the (pipe) upwards, an intense burst of musical energy.

With skillful fingering (Name) urges the cry of his (pipe) upwards, an intense burst of musical energy.


play (pipe) intense 6

You bring the sound of the (pipe) to a lower and softer point, breathing out a highland heartbeat.

(Name) leads the (pipe) to a lower and softer wave of sound, breathing out a highland heartbeat.


play (pipe) intense 7

Eyes half-closing, you finger a swirl of shifting notes around the main theme, a skittering commentary on the depths of sound below.

(Name) half closes his eyes, fingering a swirl of shifting notes around his main theme, a skittering commentary on the depths of sound below.


play (pipe) intense 8

Calling forth on the power of the (pipe), you strip the song of all adornment, calling out an intense, ringing march of sound.

Stripping the song of all adornment, (Name) calls out the power of the (pipe) in an intense, ringing march of sound.


play (pipe) intense 9

You add another layer of sound, half-heard chords that echo to the memories of strength and scars of the listener's soul.

(Name) adds another layer of chords, half-heard chords echoing to the strength and scars among your memories.


play (pipe) intense 10

You manipulate breath and arm to bring forth the power and intensity of the (pipe), chords coming together in an aural portrait of martial intensity.

(Name) brings forth the power and inspiration of the (pipe), chords coming together to form an aural portrait of martial intensity.


play (pipe) stop

With a final breath, you remove the reed from your lips, allowing the last intense wail of the pipes to fade into silence.

With a final fading breath, (Name) removes the (pipe) from his lips, allowing the last intense wail of the pipes to fade into silence.

(pipe) Jaunty

play (pipe) jaunty

You place your (pipe) beneath your arm and bring the mouthpiece up, breathing out the first chords of a jaunty tune.

(Name) picks up his (pipe) and plays the first notes of a jaunty tune.


play (pipe) jaunty 1

You tune the chanters upwards, launching into a foot-tapping melody.

(Name) touches his (pipe), launching into a foot-tapping melody.


play (pipe) jaunty 2

With an upwards skirl of notes, you elaborate the melody into a cheerful reel.

With an upwards skirl of notes, (Name) elaborates the melody into a cheerful reel.


play (pipe) jaunty 3

Sliding your fingers up and down the (pipe)'s chanter, you chase the chords up and down the scale.

(Name) touches his fingers to the (pipe), chasing the chords up and down the scale.


play (pipe) jaunty 4

Fingers sliding over the (pipe)'s tuning beads, you finish the verse and improvise a jaunty bridge.

(Name) slides his fingers over the (pipe), improvising a jaunty bridge.


play (pipe) jaunty 5

You run your fingers along the tuning beads, skirling a series of high notes around the dancing melody.

(Name) runs his fingers over the (pipe), skirling a series of high notes around the dancing melody.


play (pipe) jaunty 6

With skilled fingers you lead back into the toe-tapping chorus, a joyous call to the dance.

With skilled fingers (Name) leads back into the toe-tapping chorus, a joyous call to the dance.


play (pipe) jaunty 7

You shift back to the main melodic line, improvising around the jaunty beat with a bright flutter of chords.

(Name) shifts back to his main melody, improvising around the jaunty beat with a bright flutter of chords.


play (pipe) jaunty 8

Reeling the (pipe) back and forth along the scale, you put your breath into filling the air with joyful noise.

Reeling the (pipe) back and forth along the scale, (Name) fills the air with joyful noise.


play (pipe) jaunty 9

You add a series of chords, skillfully painting an aural image of whirling couples and dancing feet.

(Name) adds another flutter of chords, skillfully painting the aural image of whirling couples and dancing feet.


play (pipe) jaunty 10

You manipulate breath and arm to bring forth the playful joy of the (pipe), bright chords echoing through the air.

(Name) brings forth the playful joy of the (pipe), bright chords echoing through the air.


play (pipe) stop

With a final breath, you remove the reed from your lips, allowing the last jaunty notes to fade away.

With a final breath, (Name) removes the (pipe) from his lips, allowing the last jaunty notes to fade away.

(pipe) Flamboyant

play (pipe) flamboyant

You place your (pipe) beneath your arm and bring the mouthpiece up to your lips, breathing out the first chords of a flamboyant melody.

(Name) picks up his (pipe) and plays the first notes of a flamboyant melody.


play (pipe) flamboyant 1

Your right hand dances up and down the reeds of the (pipe), tracing out a wild skirl of notes.

(Name)'s hand dances up and down the (pipe), tracing out a wild skirl of notes.


play (pipe) flamboyant 2

With a squeeze of the (pipe), you urge the chords upwards to a dizzying fling of sound.

With a squeeze of his (pipe), (Name) urges the chords upwards to a dizzying fling of sound.


play (pipe) flamboyant 3

Increasing the amount of energy pouring through of the flamboyant romp, you weave a rapid dance of chords around the (pipe)'s main melody.

Increasing the amount of energy pouring through of the flamboyant romp, (Name) weaves a rapid dance of chords around the (pipe)'s main melody.


play (pipe) flamboyant 4

Pausing briefly for breath, you launch into a flamboyant bridge.

(Name) pauses briefly for breath, then launches into a flamboyant bridge.


play (pipe) flamboyant 5

You dance your fingers along the tuning beads, toe tapping in time.

(Name) runs his fingers over the (pipe), toe tapping in time.


play (pipe) flamboyant 6

With a deep inhalation, you continue to pour breath and soul into the heart-pounding dance.

With a deep inhalation of breath (Name) continues to pour breath and soul into the (pipe)'s heart-pounding dance.


play (pipe) flamboyant 7

You begin a rapid ascent up the scale, then dive quickly back down in a flamboyant undulation of sound.

(Name) begins a rapid ascent up the scales, then dives quickly down in a flamboyant undulation of sound.


play (pipe) flamboyant 8

With a skillful tap of the reeds, you urge wavering cries of sound from the chanter and drones of the (pipe), sounding like the echo of dozens of dancing feet.

With a skillful twist, (Name) urges wavering cries of sound from the (pipe), the sound echoing like dozens of dancing feet.


play (pipe) flamboyant 9

With a quick breath, you give the song a dramatic turn, the notes circling around the central melody in flamboyant profusion.

With a quick breath, (Name) gives the song a dramatic turn, the notes circling around the central melody in flamboyant profusion.


play (pipe) flamboyant 10

Combining the power of your hands and lungs, you breath forth a flamboyant wave of chords from (pipe), the sound crashing outwards to fill the surrounding area.

(Name) brings forth a flamboyant wave of chords from the (pipe), the sound crashing outwards to fill the surrounding area.


play (pipe) stop

With a final skittering note, you remove the reed from your lips, at last allowing the music to fade to silence.

With a final skittering note, (Name) removes the (pipe) from his lips, at last allowing the flamboyant music to slow to silence.

(pipe) Aimless

play (pipe) aimless

You place your (pipe) beneath your arm and settle the mouthpiece to your lips before breathing opening notes of an aimless ramble.

(Name) places his (pipe) beneath his arm and breaths the opening notes of an aimless ramble.


play (pipe) aimless 1

You skirt around a melody, unable to settle on a firm tempo.

(Name) skirts around a melody, unable to settle on a firm tempo.


play (pipe) aimless 2

You pump away at the (pipe), aimlessly skirling notes around a wandering line.

(Name) pumps away at his (pipe), aimlessly skirling notes around a wandering line.


play (pipe) aimless 3

Allowing the tempo of the (pipe) to wander, you settle into an idle series of chords.

(Name) produces an idle series of chords on his (pipe).


play (pipe) aimless 4

You produce an aimless whirl from the (pipe)' chanter, answered by an echoing thrum from the drones.

(Name) produce an aimless whirl from the (pipe)' chanter, answered by an echoing thrum from the drones.


play (pipe) aimless 5

You adjust your fingers upon the reeds and squeeze the (pipe) against your side, working through a variation on an earlier theme.

(Name) walks his fingers along the reeds of his (pipe), working through a variation on an earlier theme.


play (pipe) aimless 6

You allow the (pipe) to wander up and down aural peaks, a trail of chords rising and falling in your wake.

(Name) allows the (pipe) to wander up and down aural peaks, a trail of chords rising and falling in his wake.


play (pipe) aimless 7

A swirling gust of notes emerges from your (pipe) as you finger the chanter confidently.

A swirling gust of notes emerges from (Name)'s (pipe) as his fingers the chanter with perhaps unwarranted confidence.


play (pipe) aimless 8

You make a deft adjustment to the chanting beads, modulating the song this way and that.

(Name) makes a deft adjustment to the chanting beads, modulating the song of his (pipe) this way and that.


play (pipe) aimless 9

With an easy breath, an aimless skirl of notes rises from your (pipe) to decorate the meandering melodic line.

With an easy breath, an aimless skirl of notes rises from (Name)'s (pipe) to decorate the meandering melodic line.


play (pipe) aimless 10

You bring together the skirls and whirls of the (pipe) in a moment of echoing clarity.

(Name) brings together the skirls and whirls of the (pipe) in a moment of echoing clarity.


play (pipe) stop

You allow the last chords from the (pipe) to fade.

(Name) allows the last chords from the (pipe) to fade.

(pipe) Somber

play (pipe) somber

You place your (pipe) beneath your arm and bring the mouthpiece up, breathing out the first chords of a somber melody.

(Name) picks up his (pipe) and plays the first notes of a somber melody.


play (pipe) somber 1

You tune the chanters downwards, breathing out a somber tune.

(Name) touches his (pipe), deepening the notes to a descending somber tune.


play (pipe) somber 2

With a steady, slow progression of chords, you skillfully convey a measure of solemnity.

With a slow, steady progression of chords, (Name) skillfully conveys a measure of solemnity and grace.


play (pipe) somber 3

You finish the verse and move to the bridge, a minor-keyed lamentation.

(Name) finishes the verse and moves to a bridge, a minor-keyed lamentation.


play (pipe) somber 4

You shift the (pipe) beneath your arm, the drones exhaling a dignified reverberation to the chanter's leading cries.

(Name) shifts the (pipe) beneath his arm, the drones exhaling a dignified reverberation of the chanter's leading cries.


play (pipe) somber 5

You run your fingers along the tuning beads, skirling a series of low notes around the steady, somber melody.

(Name) runs his fingers over the (pipe), skirling a series of low notes around the steady, somber melody.


play (pipe) somber 6

With skilled fingers you lead back into the echoing chorus, a solemn call to attention.

With skilled fingers (Name) leads back into the echoing chorus, a solemn call to the ears and mind.


play (pipe) somber 7

You shift back to the main melody, keeping the notes in their simple, stately order.

(Name) shifts back to his main melody, the notes progressing in a simple, stately solemnity.


play (pipe) somber 8

You modulate the song into a still lower key, demonstrating your skillful fingerwork as you make the transition.

The song modulates into a still lower key, (Name) demonstrating his skillful fingerwork as he makes the transition.


play (pipe) somber 9

You add a minor harmonic, building an aural image of rolling hills and distant mists.

(Name) adds another layer of chords, building an aural image of rolling hills and distant mists.


play (pipe) somber 10

You manipulate breath and arm to bring forth the power and dignity of the (pipe), somber chords echoing through the air.

(Name) brings forth the power and dignity of the (pipe), somber chords echoing through the air.


play (pipe) stop

With a final fading breath, you remove the reed from your lips, allowing the last somber notes to fade into silence.

With a final fading breath, (Name) removes the (pipe) from his lips, allowing the last somber notes to fade into silence.

(pipe) Inspiring

play (pipe) inspiring

You place your (pipe) beneath your arm and bring the mouthpiece up to your lips, breathing out the first chords of an inspiring melody.

(Name) picks up his (pipe) and plays the first notes of an inspiring melody.


play (pipe) inspiring 1

You tune the chanters with a light touch, breathing out a few inspirational chords.

(Name) touches his (pipe) before breathing out a few inspirational chords.


play (pipe) inspiring 2

With a steady rise in tone, you build up the echo of the drones until they fill the air with sound.

With a rise in tone, (Name) builds up the echo of the (pipe) until it fills the air with sound.


play (pipe) inspiring 3

You finish the verse and move to the bridge, a skirl of falling notes.

(Name) finishes the verse and moves to a bridge, a skirl of falling notes


play (pipe) inspiring 4

With skillful fingering, you bring the cry of the (pipe) up to inspiring heights of sound.

(Name) runs his along the (pipe), bringing the cry of the (pipe) to inspiring heights of sound.


play (pipe) inspiring 5

You run your fingers along the tuning beads, skirling a series of lower notes around the high, prayerful melody.

(Name) runs his fingers over the (pipe), skirling a series of lower notes around the high, prayerful melody.


play (pipe) inspiring 6

With skilled fingers you lead back into the echoing chorus, an inspirational wave of sound.

With skilled fingers (Name) leads back into the echoing chorus, an inspirational wave of sound.


play (pipe) inspiring 7

You shift back to the main melody, prompting the notes every upwards.

(Name) shifts back to his main melody, the notes progressing ever upwards.


play (pipe) inspiring 8

Just as the (pipe) rises to the top of its range, you modulate the song into a lower key, demonstrating your skillful fingerwork as you make the transition.

Just as the (pipe) rises to the top of its range, the song modulates into a still lower key, (Name) demonstrating his skillful fingerwork as him makes the transition.


play (pipe) inspiring 9

You add another layer of sound, half-heard chords that echo to the strength and hope of the listener's soul.

(Name) adds another layer of chords, half-heard chords echoing to the strength and hope of the main line.


play (pipe) inspiring 10

You manipulate breath and arm to bring forth the power and inspiration of the (pipe), chords echoing through the air.

(Name) brings forth the power and inspiration of the (pipe), chords echoing through the air.


play (pipe) stop

With a final breath, you remove the reed from your lips, allowing the last inspiring song to fade into silence.

With a final fading breath, (Name) removes the (pipe) from his lips, allowing the inspiring song to fade into silence.

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