Topics: Iteration, Python for loop, arpeggiators, constants, list operations, range(), frange(), FX-35 Octoplus, DNA music.
Most processes in nature and in human culture involve iteration or repetition at different levels of scale. For example, consider a tree and how it starts with a single branch (trunk), which gets split into 4–5 sub-branches at 60 (or so) degree angles, and it repeats this process until we reach the level of leaves. Another example is the human body, which starts from a single cell, which gets subdivided repeatedly, eventually giving rise to the complex organism that is reading these words.
Iteration or repetition is integral to making complicated and interesting things. ...