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Scale 1179: "Sonimic"

Scale 1179: Sonimic, Ian Ring Music Theory

Bracelet Diagram

The bracelet shows tones that are in this scale, starting from the top (12 o'clock), going clockwise in ascending semitones. The "i" icon marks imperfect tones that do not have a tone a fifth above. Dotted lines indicate axes of symmetry.

Tonnetz Diagram

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Tonnetz diagrams are popular in Neo-Riemannian theory. Notes are arranged in a lattice where perfect 5th intervals are from left to right, major third are northeast, and major 6th intervals are northwest. Other directions are inverse of their opposite. This diagram helps to visualize common triads (they're triangles) and circle-of-fifth relationships (horizontal lines).

Common Names

Zeitler
Sonimic

Analysis

Cardinality6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,4,7,10}
Forte Number6-27
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
Palindromicno
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 2853
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes5
Prime?no
prime: 603
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector225222
Interval Spectrump2m2n5s2d2t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {3,4,5,6}
<3> = {4,5,6,7,8}
<4> = {6,7,8,9}
<5> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.333
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Ridge Tonesnone
ProprietyImproper
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1179 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2637
Scale 2637: Raga Ranjani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Ranjani
3rd mode:
Scale 1683
Scale 1683: Raga Malayamarutam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Malayamarutam
4th mode:
Scale 2889
Scale 2889: Thoptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryThoptimic
5th mode:
Scale 873
Scale 873: Bagimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBagimic
6th mode:
Scale 621
Scale 621: Pyramid Hexatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPyramid Hexatonic

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 603

Scale 603Scale 603: Aeolygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolygimic

Complement

The hexatonic modal family [1179, 2637, 1683, 2889, 873, 621] (Forte: 6-27) is the complement of the hexatonic modal family [603, 729, 1611, 1737, 2349, 2853] (Forte: 6-27)

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1179 is 2853

Scale 2853Scale 2853: Baptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBaptimic

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1179 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2853

Scale 2853Scale 2853: Baptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBaptimic

Transformations:

T0 1179  T0I 2853
T1 2358  T1I 1611
T2 621  T2I 3222
T3 1242  T3I 2349
T4 2484  T4I 603
T5 873  T5I 1206
T6 1746  T6I 2412
T7 3492  T7I 729
T8 2889  T8I 1458
T9 1683  T9I 2916
T10 3366  T10I 1737
T11 2637  T11I 3474

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 1177Scale 1177: Garitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryGaritonic
Scale 1181Scale 1181: Katagimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatagimic
Scale 1183Scale 1183: Sadian, Ian Ring Music TheorySadian
Scale 1171Scale 1171: Raga Manaranjani I, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Manaranjani I
Scale 1175Scale 1175: Epycrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpycrimic
Scale 1163Scale 1163: Raga Rukmangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rukmangi
Scale 1195Scale 1195: Raga Gandharavam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gandharavam
Scale 1211Scale 1211: Zadian, Ian Ring Music TheoryZadian
Scale 1243Scale 1243: Epylian, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpylian
Scale 1051Scale 1051, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1115Scale 1115: Superlocrian Hexamirror, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrian Hexamirror
Scale 1307Scale 1307: Katorimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatorimic
Scale 1435Scale 1435: Makam Huzzam, Ian Ring Music TheoryMakam Huzzam
Scale 1691Scale 1691: Kathian, Ian Ring Music TheoryKathian
Scale 155Scale 155, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 667Scale 667: Rodimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRodimic
Scale 2203Scale 2203: Dorimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDorimic
Scale 3227Scale 3227: Aeolocrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolocrian

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. Some scale names used on this and other pages are ©2005 William Zeitler (http://allthescales.org). Peruse this Bibliography.