In article <20040127041555.33468.qmail / web14010.mail.yahoo.com>,
 <agemoagemo / yahoo.com> wrote:
>I *think* I've seen something that suggests it can be
>done with OLE, but I haven't been able to find any
>documentation...
>
>-Morgan
>

Check out this article by Brian Marick.

http://www.testing.com/writings/bypassing-the-gui.pdf

He's testing Word using COM and Win32OLE.  Perhaps you can apply these 
ideas to controlling WMP.

Phil