afplay built-in command:
Here are some more options from tldr.sh
afplay Command-line audio player. More information: https://ss64.com/osx/afplay.html. - Play a sound file (waits until playback ends): afplay path/to/file - Play a sound file at 2x speed (playback rate): afplay --rate 2 path/to/file - Play a sound file at half speed: afplay --rate 0.5 path/to/file - Play the first N seconds of a sound file: afplay --time seconds path/to/file
You can also make your Mac talk using the
say "test" say -v Fred "Isn't it nice to have a computer that will talk to you?"