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Scale 1223

Scale 1223, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,6,7,10}
Forte Number6-Z17
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 407
enantiomorph: 3173
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector322332
Interval Spectrump3m3n2s2d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {4,6,8}
<4> = {7,8,9,10}
<5> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.667
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1223 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2659
Scale 2659, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3377
Scale 3377, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 467
Scale 467: Raga Dhavalangam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Dhavalangam
5th mode:
Scale 2281
Scale 2281, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 797
Scale 797, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 407

Scale 407Scale 407, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [1223, 2659, 3377, 467, 2281, 797] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [359, 907, 1649, 2227, 2501, 3161]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1223 is 3173

Scale 3173Scale 3173, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1223 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3173

Scale 3173Scale 3173, 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 1221Scale 1221, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1219Scale 1219, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1227Scale 1227, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1231Scale 1231, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1239Scale 1239, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1255Scale 1255: Chromatic Mixolydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Mixolydian
Scale 1159Scale 1159, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1191Scale 1191, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1095Scale 1095, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1351Scale 1351, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1479Scale 1479: Mela Jalarnava, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jalarnava
Scale 1735Scale 1735: Mela Navanitam, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Navanitam
Scale 199Scale 199: Raga Nabhomani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nabhomani
Scale 711Scale 711: Raga Chandrajyoti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Chandrajyoti
Scale 2247Scale 2247: Raga Vijayasri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vijayasri
Scale 3271Scale 3271: Mela Raghupriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Raghupriya

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