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Scale 1179

Scale 1179, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,4,7,10}
Forte Number6-27
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 603
enantiomorph: 2853
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
Myhill Propertyno


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, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 873
Scale 873, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 621
Scale 621: Pyramid Hexatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPyramid Hexatonic


The prime form of this scale is Scale 603

Scale 603Scale 603, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [1179, 2637, 1683, 2889, 873, 621] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [603, 729, 1611, 1737, 2349, 2853]


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

Scale 2853Scale 2853, Ian Ring Music Theory


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

Scale 2853Scale 2853, 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 1177Scale 1177, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1181Scale 1181, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1183Scale 1183, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1171Scale 1171: Raga Manaranjani I, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Manaranjani I
Scale 1175Scale 1175, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1163Scale 1163: Raga Rukmangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rukmangi
Scale 1195Scale 1195: Raga Gandharavam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gandharavam
Scale 1211Scale 1211, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1243Scale 1243, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1051Scale 1051, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1115Scale 1115: Superlocrian Hexamirror, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrian Hexamirror
Scale 1307Scale 1307, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1435Scale 1435: Makam Huzzam, Ian Ring Music TheoryMakam Huzzam
Scale 1691Scale 1691, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 155Scale 155, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 667Scale 667, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2203Scale 2203, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3227Scale 3227, 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