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Scale 1269

Scale 1269, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,5,6,7,10}
Forte Number7-24
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 687
enantiomorph: 1509
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector353442
Interval Spectrump4m4n3s5d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {3,4,5,6,7}
<4> = {5,6,7,8,9}
<5> = {7,8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.571
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1269 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1341
Scale 1341, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1359
Scale 1359, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2727
Scale 2727: Mela Manavati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Manavati
5th mode:
Scale 3411
Scale 3411: Enigmatic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEnigmatic
6th mode:
Scale 3753
Scale 3753, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 981
Scale 981: Mela Kantamani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Kantamani


The prime form of this scale is Scale 687

Scale 687Scale 687, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [1269, 1341, 1359, 2727, 3411, 3753, 981] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [171, 1377, 1413, 1557, 2133]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1269 is 1509

Scale 1509Scale 1509, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1269 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1509

Scale 1509Scale 1509, 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 1271Scale 1271, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1265Scale 1265, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1267Scale 1267, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1273Scale 1273, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1277Scale 1277, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1253Scale 1253, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1261Scale 1261: Modified Blues, Ian Ring Music TheoryModified Blues
Scale 1237Scale 1237, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1205Scale 1205: Raga Siva Kambhoji, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Siva Kambhoji
Scale 1141Scale 1141, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1397Scale 1397: Major Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor Locrian
Scale 1525Scale 1525, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1781Scale 1781, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 245Scale 245: Raga Dipak, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Dipak
Scale 757Scale 757, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2293Scale 2293, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3317Scale 3317, 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