# Euclidean rhythm demo code, ★ on Github

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Wikipedia, Euclidean rhythmEuclidean rhythmin music was discovered by Godfried Toussaint in 2004 and is described in a 2005 paper "The Euclidean Algorithm Generates Traditional Musical Rhythms".^{[1]}The greatest common divisor of two numbers is used rhythmically giving the number of beats and silences, generating almost all of the most important World Music rhythms,^{[2]}(except Indian).^{[3]}The beats in the resulting rhythms are as equidistant as possible; the same results can be obtained from the Bresenham algorithm.