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Scale 1271

Scale 1271, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,4,5,6,7,10}
Forte Number8-Z29
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 751
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 3557
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector555553
Interval Spectrump5m5n5s5d5t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {3,4,5,6}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {6,7,8,9}
<6> = {7,8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.25
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1271 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2683
Scale 2683, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3389
Scale 3389, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1871
Scale 1871, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2983
Scale 2983, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3539
Scale 3539, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3817
Scale 3817, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 989
Scale 989, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 751

Scale 751Scale 751, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [1271, 2683, 3389, 1871, 2983, 3539, 3817, 989] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [139, 353, 1553, 2117]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1271 is 3557

Scale 3557Scale 3557, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1271 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3557

Scale 3557Scale 3557, 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 1269Scale 1269, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1267Scale 1267, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1275Scale 1275, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1279Scale 1279, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1255Scale 1255: Chromatic Mixolydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Mixolydian
Scale 1263Scale 1263, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1239Scale 1239, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1207Scale 1207, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1143Scale 1143, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1399Scale 1399, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1527Scale 1527, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1783Scale 1783: Youlan scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryYoulan scale
Scale 247Scale 247, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 759Scale 759, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2295Scale 2295, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3319Scale 3319, 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