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Scale 1189: "Suspended Pentatonic"

Also known as: Raga Madhyamavati, Madhmat Sarang, Megh, Egyptian, Shang, Rui Bin, Jin Yu, Qing Yu, Yo, Ngu Cung Dao, Yematebela wofe, Egyptian

Scale 1189: Suspended Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,5,7,10}
Forte Number5-35
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicyes
Hemitonia0 (anhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Imperfections1
Modes4
Prime?no
prime: 661
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector032140
Interval Spectrump4mn2s3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {2,3}
<2> = {4,5}
<3> = {7,8}
<4> = {9,10}
Spectra Variation0.8
Myhill Propertyyes
Coherenceyes
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1189 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1321
Scale 1321: Blues Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryBlues Minor
3rd mode:
Scale 677
Scale 677: Scottish Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryScottish Pentatonic
4th mode:
Scale 1193
Scale 1193: Minor Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Pentatonic
5th mode:
Scale 661
Scale 661: Major Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor PentatonicThis is the prime mode

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 661

Scale 661Scale 661: Major Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor Pentatonic

Negative

The pentatonic modal family [1189, 1321, 677, 1193, 661] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [1387, 1451, 1453, 1709, 1717, 2741, 2773]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1189 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 1189Scale 1189: Suspended Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheorySuspended Pentatonic

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 1191Scale 1191, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1185Scale 1185: Genus Primum Inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryGenus Primum Inverse
Scale 1187Scale 1187: Kokin-joshi, Ian Ring Music TheoryKokin-joshi
Scale 1193Scale 1193: Minor Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Pentatonic
Scale 1197Scale 1197: Minor Hexatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Hexatonic
Scale 1205Scale 1205: Raga Siva Kambhoji, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Siva Kambhoji
Scale 1157Scale 1157, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1173Scale 1173: Dominant Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDominant Pentatonic
Scale 1221Scale 1221, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1253Scale 1253, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1061Scale 1061, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1125Scale 1125, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1317Scale 1317: Chaio, Ian Ring Music TheoryChaio
Scale 1445Scale 1445: Raga Navamanohari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Navamanohari
Scale 1701Scale 1701: Dominant Seventh, Ian Ring Music TheoryDominant Seventh
Scale 165Scale 165: Genus Primum, Ian Ring Music TheoryGenus Primum
Scale 677Scale 677: Scottish Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryScottish Pentatonic
Scale 2213Scale 2213: Raga Desh, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Desh
Scale 3237Scale 3237: Raga Brindabani Sarang, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Brindabani Sarang

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