Racial Instruments;

I thought it would be interesting if Blizzard implemented a /play or /music command and, similar to dance, would have your character pull out an instrument respective to their race and jam out on it. Since aforementioned instrument would be lore-related, the role-playing board was the first place I came to, as you're the authority on such matter. Now I'm wondering what instruments each race would play.

I was thinking Trolls would play an under-arm drum, Goblins would have an electric guitar of sorts...

Anyone else?
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Nooobody?
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90 Human Mage
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There are no bards in WOW. I wish there were a class for it, could give a whole new way to rp. If you want to be a bard, however look at LOTRO.
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I remember bards being mentionned in one of the Argent Tournament dailies (I think the one involving retrieving an enchanted sword or another). There's also that dwarf in Twilight Highlands. Sure, it's not a class (Yet), but I think the instrument emote would be a good idea.

Humans could have an acoustic* guitar, Dwarves could have a violin (Or bagpipes), Gnomes/Goblins could have an electric guitar, Night Elves could have an harmonica (Can't think of anything else).

*Sorry if it's spelled wrong, I can't remember exactly how it's spelled.
Edited by Aeliren on 12/4/2012 3:51 PM PST
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90 Night Elf Death Knight
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i reckon the night elf would play harp or flute, imagine, a death night playing the harp =P
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85 Human Hunter
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I think bagpipes would suit the Dwarves... Violins or harps would be cool for Blood Elves, with flutes for Night Elves.... Trumpets for Orcs - to rally their warriors for battle XD
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I fully support this. I can't speak for other races, but Orcish war drums with Lok'tra singing has appeal to me.
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90 Human Death Knight
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12/05/2012 12:37 AMPosted by Zpan
I think bagpipes would suit the Dwarves... Violins or harps would be cool for Blood Elves, with flutes for Night Elves.... Trumpets for Orcs - to rally their warriors for battle XD


For sure bagpipes and maybe big horns like this http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2012/273/7/d/warhammer_dwarf_musician_sides_by_hobbittzu-d5gc6ds.jpg
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90 Worgen Warrior
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Banjos for humans <3
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You should hear the Gnomeregan Philharmonic, Theramin Symphony Orchestra!
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10 Undead Priest
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Dance and Music studio blizz, make it happen.
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Orcish throat singing with kodo war drum relics of the Third War?

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=2&ved=0CDAQtwIwAQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DSLF7Fl4SXh8&ei=oEfDUP2SGYfM9QS5_oDIAg&usg=AFQjCNF7mZX6jjokU00hC2opLSdp5gQyEQ
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10 Undead Priest
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Violins for undead....

Or the triangle. Wait no! SAXOPHONE. I kid, violins the way to go for me.
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90 Blood Elf Warlock
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Here's my speculation:

Alliance:
Humans/Worgen: Trumpet
Dwarves: Bagpipes
Gnomes: Either some strange techno stuff... or a triangle.
Night Elves: Flute
Draenei: Vocals

Horde:
Orcs: Vocals
Tauren: Drums
Undead: Electric Guitar
Trolls: Rattles
Blood Elves: Harp

Edit: Oh and.. pandaren get.. uh.. the gong or something.
Edited by Vethelan on 12/9/2012 7:52 AM PST
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Here's my speculation:

Alliance:
Humans/Worgen: Trumpet
Dwarves: Bagpipes
Gnomes: Either some strange techno stuff... or a triangle.
Night Elves: Flute
Draenei: Vocals

Horde:
Orcs: Vocals
Tauren: Drums
Undead: Electric Guitar
Trolls: Rattles
Blood Elves: Harp

Edit: Oh and.. pandaren get.. uh.. the gong or something.

I like those ideas, but I still think Humans should get a guitar or a banjo.

And you forgot the goblins.
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90 Blood Elf Mage
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12/09/2012 12:39 PMPosted by Aeliren
I like those ideas, but I still think Humans should get a guitar or a banjo.


Lol banjo? I like the way you think.
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More travel-sized instruments that don’t require an electric power supply…

And while I made some suggestions, it doesn’t necessarily disqualify other race from playing or enjoying the instrument.

Concertina – Human, Dwarf
Mandolin – Human, Dwarf, Eastern Elves
Pipa - Pandaren
Hurdy gurdy – Draenei, I could see an Orc liking these too; cool sound, big keys for big hands
Harp, autoharp and dulcimers – Elves, human, dwarf, everybody really.
African style harps/banjos - Trolls
Thumb pianos – Troll
Ocarina –Tauren, maybe Troll
Harmonica – Human, Dwarf, Gnome, Goblin (Tauren might like them if they got one of an equitable size)
Wood or reed flutes, recorders, pan-flute –Kaldorei, Tauren, Pandaren
Horns, literally made from a horn – Kaldorei, tauren, possibly Orc.
Clarinet, obo – I think a goblin would swing that liquorish stick, and like a reedy sound in general.
Bon.gos* – Troll, Goblins (Dig it mon! I dig it baby!)
Spoons / bones – Every one except Elves; they’d play castanets
Voice – Everybody’s got one!

Perhaps they could manage, but I see large fangs and tusks being a detent to wind instruments, at least for more melodic applications, so I don’t think Trolls and Orc would be that into them. That said, Orcs might develop a form of bellows-driven Bagpipe, and appreciate the blare of multiple drones.

(*Heheh, filtered me for drug paraphernalia!)
Edited by Brandbombe on 12/9/2012 9:49 PM PST
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90 Worgen Warrior
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All the Jazz instruments for the Goblins, i could so see them at a tavern blayin Jazz and Blues wearin tiger stripe tuxedo jackets.
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