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Scale 1161: "Bi Yu"

Scale 1161: Bi Yu, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones4 (tetratonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,7,10}
Forte Number4-26
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia0 (anhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 297
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector012120
Interval Spectrump2mn2s
Distribution Spectra<1> = {2,3,4}
<2> = {5,7}
<3> = {8,9,10}
Spectra Variation1.5
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1161 can be rotated to make 3 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 657
Scale 657, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 297
Scale 297, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 549
Scale 549: Raga Bhavani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhavani


The prime form of this scale is Scale 297

Scale 297Scale 297, Ian Ring Music Theory


The tetratonic modal family [1161, 657, 297, 549] is the negative of the octatonic modal family [1467, 1719, 1773, 1899, 2781, 2907, 2997, 3501]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1161 is 549

Scale 549Scale 549: Raga Bhavani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhavani

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 1163Scale 1163: Raga Rukmangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rukmangi
Scale 1165Scale 1165, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1153Scale 1153, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1157Scale 1157, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1169Scale 1169: Raga Mahathi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mahathi
Scale 1177Scale 1177, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1193Scale 1193: Minor Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Pentatonic
Scale 1225Scale 1225: Raga Samudhra Priya, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Samudhra Priya
Scale 1033Scale 1033, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1097Scale 1097, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1289Scale 1289, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1417Scale 1417: Raga Shailaja, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Shailaja
Scale 1673Scale 1673, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 137Scale 137: Ute tritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryUte tritonic
Scale 649Scale 649, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2185Scale 2185, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3209Scale 3209, 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