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woman with lute music notes                          BASIC STEPS TO PLAY MUSIC

               (1) To enter "music mode", type:

                         /music [ENTER]

               (2) To play an ABC music file, type:

                         /play filename [ENTER]

Gerard van Honthorst - Le Concert           SYNCHRONIZED MUSIC AS A GROUP

(1) Decide which person will play which instrument and part.

(2) Each person must be in "music mode" (see above).

(3) Each person types the specific filename for their part.

Example of a four-part song (Clarinet, Horn, two Lutes):
   -- Clarinet player types:
/play filenameClar sync [ENTER]

   -- Horn player types:

/play filenameHorn sync [ENTER]

   -- Lute players decide which part, then type:

/play filenameLute1 sync [ENTER]
          - OR -
/play filenameLute2 sync [ENTER]

(4) Once all are ready to play, one person will type:

/playstart [ENTER]


  • You must be in the same fellowship or raid to synchronize music.

  • Do NOT forget to include the word "sync" when typing your part for group music to be synchronized.

Frans Hals - Jester With A Lute           PLAYING "LIVE" MUSIC

According to information found on the LotRO forums, it helps to keep music synchronized by having:

  • the Audio Option of QUANTITIZE enabled

  • LOW LATENCY unchecked