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Scale 1017

Scale 1017, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,5,6,7,8,9}
Forte Number8-3
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicyes
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia5 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 639
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector656542
Interval Spectrump4m5n6s5d6t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3}
<2> = {2,4,6}
<3> = {3,5,7}
<4> = {4,6,8}
<5> = {5,7,9}
<6> = {6,8,10}
<7> = {9,11}
Spectra Variation3
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1017 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 639
Scale 639, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2367
Scale 2367, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3231
Scale 3231, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3663
Scale 3663, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3879
Scale 3879, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3987
Scale 3987, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 4041
Scale 4041, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 639

Scale 639Scale 639, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [1017, 639, 2367, 3231, 3663, 3879, 3987, 4041] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [27, 1539, 2061, 2817]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1017 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 1017Scale 1017, 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 1019Scale 1019, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1021Scale 1021, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1009Scale 1009, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1013Scale 1013, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1001Scale 1001, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 985Scale 985: Mela Sucaritra, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Sucaritra
Scale 953Scale 953: Mela Yagapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Yagapriya
Scale 889Scale 889, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 761Scale 761, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 505Scale 505, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1529Scale 1529, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2041Scale 2041, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3065Scale 3065, 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