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aplay and aplaymidi
aplay allows us to play music from a terminal window with options such as delaying setting frequencies etc . Check out aplay –help for complete list of supported formats.
We can set duration of the play using the –duration option. It can play on a selected device on a network. It works with ALSA audio driver.
Wanna play a MIDI file ? aplaymidi command will be at your service. A hardware MIDI device is required to play the MIDI file
The following command will play the mp3 form 30 seconds
alpay -d 30 -r2500hz jinglebell.mp3 aplay --help
alpaymidi -d 30 play.midi
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