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Scale 1011

Scale 1011, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,5,6,7,8,9}
Forte Number8-7
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia4 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 831
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector645652
Interval Spectrump5m6n5s4d6t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3}
<2> = {2,4}
<3> = {3,5,7}
<4> = {4,6,8}
<5> = {5,7,9}
<6> = {8,10}
<7> = {9,11}
Spectra Variation2.5
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1011 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2553
Scale 2553, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 831
Scale 831, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2463
Scale 2463, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3279
Scale 3279, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3687
Scale 3687, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3891
Scale 3891, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3993
Scale 3993, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 831

Scale 831Scale 831, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [1011, 2553, 831, 2463, 3279, 3687, 3891, 3993] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [51, 771, 2073, 2433]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1011 is 2553

Scale 2553Scale 2553, Ian Ring Music Theory

Nearby Scales:

These are other scales that are similar to this one, created by adding a tone, removing a tone, or moving one note up or down a semitone.

Scale 1009Scale 1009, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1013Scale 1013, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1015Scale 1015, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1019Scale 1019, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 995Scale 995, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1003Scale 1003, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 979Scale 979: Mela Dhavalambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Dhavalambari
Scale 947Scale 947: Mela Gayakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Gayakapriya
Scale 883Scale 883, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 755Scale 755, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 499Scale 499, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1523Scale 1523, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2035Scale 2035, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3059Scale 3059, Ian Ring Music Theory

This scale analysis was created by Ian Ring, Canadian Composer of works for Piano, and total music theory nerd. The software used to generate this analysis is an open source project at GitHub. Scale notation generated by VexFlow, and MIDI playback by MIDI.js