A simple command line interface for Sonic Pi, written in Ruby
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sonic-pi-cli

A simple command line interface for Sonic Pi, written in Ruby.

Requires Sonic Pi v2.7 or higher.

Installation

gem install sonic-pi-cli

Usage

Sonic Pi must be running, as this is just a client.

sonic_pi play 50
sonic_pi sample :loop_breakbeat, rate: 0.5
sonic_pi stop

or

echo 'sample :loop_amen' | sonic_pi
cat music.rb | sonic_pi

or

$ irb

irb(main):001:0> require 'sonic_pi'
=> true
irb(main):002:0> SonicPi.new.run('play [50, 55, 60]')
=> 36

License

sonic-pi-cli is released under the MIT license. See LICENSE file for more details.

Alternatives

lpil/sonic-pi-tool - written in Rust, also supports viewing logs.

Thanks to Sam Aaron for creating Sonic Pi. Official command line support is planned for Sonic Pi 3.0.

For those interested, the code weighs in at around 100 lines and is stupid simple. Take a look.