playitbyr: Representing and exploring data through sound

playitbyr is a flexible toolkit for data sonification, with syntax modeled after the ggplot2 package. The functions allow the user to map data onto sonic parameters like pitch, tempo, and rhythm, and output sound and sound files.

Version: 0.2-1
Depends: R (≥ 2.12.0), csound
Published: 2012-05-03
Author: Ethan Brown
Maintainer: Ethan Brown <ethancbrown at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: playitbyr creates sound using the csound package, which requires the free and open source software synthesizer Csound, available at <>. See <> for more guidance on setting up Csound.
CRAN checks: playitbyr results


Reference manual: playitbyr.pdf
Package source: playitbyr_0.2-1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: playitbyr_0.2-1.tgz, r-oldrel: playitbyr_0.2-1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: playitbyr_0.2-1.tgz
Old sources: playitbyr archive