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Scale 1109

Scale 1109, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,6,10}
Forte Number5-33
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia0 (anhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 341
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector040402
Interval Spectrumm4s4t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {2,4}
<2> = {4,6}
<3> = {6,8}
<4> = {8,10}
Spectra Variation1.6
Myhill Propertyyes


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1109 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1301
Scale 1301, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1349
Scale 1349, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1361
Scale 1361, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 341
Scale 341, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode


The prime form of this scale is Scale 341

Scale 341Scale 341, Ian Ring Music Theory


The pentatonic modal family [1109, 1301, 1349, 1361, 341] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [1367, 1373, 1397, 1493, 1877, 2731, 3413]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1109 is 1349

Scale 1349Scale 1349, 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 1111Scale 1111, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1105Scale 1105: Messiaen truncated mode 6 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen truncated mode 6 inverse
Scale 1107Scale 1107, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1113Scale 1113: Locrian Pentatonic 2, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian Pentatonic 2
Scale 1117Scale 1117, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1093Scale 1093, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1101Scale 1101, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1125Scale 1125, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1141Scale 1141, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1045Scale 1045, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1077Scale 1077, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1173Scale 1173: Dominant Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDominant Pentatonic
Scale 1237Scale 1237, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1365Scale 1365: Whole-tone, Ian Ring Music TheoryWhole-tone
Scale 1621Scale 1621: Prometheus (Scriabin), Ian Ring Music TheoryPrometheus (Scriabin)
Scale 85Scale 85, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 597Scale 597: Kung, Ian Ring Music TheoryKung
Scale 2133Scale 2133: Raga Kumurdaki, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kumurdaki
Scale 3157Scale 3157, 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