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Also known as: Pentatonic Minor, Blues Pentatonic, Raga Dhani, Abheri, Udhayaravi Chandrika, Qing Shang, Gu Xian, Jia Zhong, Yu, P'yongjo-kyemyonjo, Minyo, Lai Yai, Lai Noi, Nam, Northern Sa mac, Peruvian Pentatonic 2, Batti Minor

*i* = imperfections

Tones | 5 (pentatonic) |
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Pitch Class Set | {0,3,5,7,10} |

Forte Number | 5-35 |

Rotational Symmetry | none |

Palindromic | no |

Hemitonia | 0 (anhemitonic) |

Cohemitonia | 0 (ancohemitonic) |

Imperfections | 1 |

Modes | 4 |

Prime? | no prime: 661 |

Chirality | no |

Deep Scale | no |

Interval Vector | 032140 |

Interval Spectrum | p^{4}mn^{2}s^{3} |

Distribution Spectra | <1> = {2,3} <2> = {4,5} <3> = {7,8} <4> = {9,10} |

Spectra Variation | 0.8 |

Myhill Property | yes |

Coherence | yes |

Heliotonic | no |

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1193 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode: Scale 661 | Major Pentatonic | This is the prime mode | |||

3rd mode: Scale 1189 | Suspended Pentatonic | ||||

4th mode: Scale 1321 | Blues Minor | ||||

5th mode: Scale 677 | Scottish Pentatonic |

The prime form of this scale is Scale 661

Scale 661 | Major Pentatonic |

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

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1193 is 677

Scale 677 | Scottish Pentatonic |

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 1195 | Raga Gandharavam | |||

Scale 1197 | Minor Hexatonic | |||

Scale 1185 | Genus Primum Inverse | |||

Scale 1189 | Suspended Pentatonic | |||

Scale 1201 | Mixolydian Pentatonic | |||

Scale 1209 | Raga Bhanumanjari | |||

Scale 1161 | Bi Yu | |||

Scale 1177 | ||||

Scale 1225 | Raga Samudhra Priya | |||

Scale 1257 | Blues scale | |||

Scale 1065 | ||||

Scale 1129 | Raga Jayakauns | |||

Scale 1321 | Blues Minor | |||

Scale 1449 | Raga Gopikavasantam | |||

Scale 1705 | Raga Manohari | |||

Scale 169 | Vietnamese tetratonic | |||

Scale 681 | Kyemyonjo | |||

Scale 2217 | Raga Nata | |||

Scale 3241 |

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