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Scale 1273: "Ronian"

Scale 1273: Ronian, Ian Ring Music Theory

Bracelet Diagram

The bracelet shows tones that are in this scale, starting from the top (12 o'clock), going clockwise in ascending semitones. The "i" icon marks imperfect tones that do not have a tone a fifth above. Dotted lines indicate axes of symmetry.

Tonnetz Diagram

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Tonnetz diagrams are popular in Neo-Riemannian theory. Notes are arranged in a lattice where perfect 5th intervals are from left to right, major third are northeast, and major 6th intervals are northwest. Other directions are inverse of their opposite. This diagram helps to visualize common triads (they're triangles) and circle-of-fifth relationships (horizontal lines).

Common Names

Zeitler
Ronian

Analysis

Cardinality7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,5,6,7,10}
Forte Number7-Z12
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axes5
Palindromicno
Chiralityno
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes6
Prime?no
prime: 671
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector444342
Interval Spectrump4m3n4s4d4t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,4,5}
<3> = {3,5,6,8}
<4> = {4,6,7,9}
<5> = {7,8,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.857
Maximally Evenno
Maximal Area Setno
Interior Area2.433
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Ridge Tones[10]
ProprietyImproper
Heliotonicyes

Harmonic Chords

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1273 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 671
Scale 671: Stycrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryStycrianThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2383
Scale 2383: Katorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatorian
4th mode:
Scale 3239
Scale 3239: Mela Tanarupi, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Tanarupi
5th mode:
Scale 3667
Scale 3667: Kaptian, Ian Ring Music TheoryKaptian
6th mode:
Scale 3881
Scale 3881: Morian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMorian
7th mode:
Scale 997
Scale 997: Rycrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryRycrian

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 671

Scale 671Scale 671: Stycrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryStycrian

Complement

The heptatonic modal family [1273, 671, 2383, 3239, 3667, 3881, 997] (Forte: 7-Z12) is the complement of the pentatonic modal family [107, 1411, 1549, 2101, 2753] (Forte: 5-Z12)

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1273 is 997

Scale 997Scale 997: Rycrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryRycrian

Transformations:

T0 1273  T0I 997
T1 2546  T1I 1994
T2 997  T2I 3988
T3 1994  T3I 3881
T4 3988  T4I 3667
T5 3881  T5I 3239
T6 3667  T6I 2383
T7 3239  T7I 671
T8 2383  T8I 1342
T9 671  T9I 2684
T10 1342  T10I 1273
T11 2684  T11I 2546

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 1275Scale 1275: Stagyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStagyllic
Scale 1277Scale 1277: Zadyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZadyllic
Scale 1265Scale 1265: Pynimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPynimic
Scale 1269Scale 1269: Katythian, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatythian
Scale 1257Scale 1257: Blues Scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryBlues Scale
Scale 1241Scale 1241: Pygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPygimic
Scale 1209Scale 1209: Raga Bhanumanjari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhanumanjari
Scale 1145Scale 1145: Zygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZygimic
Scale 1401Scale 1401: Pagian, Ian Ring Music TheoryPagian
Scale 1529Scale 1529: Kataryllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKataryllic
Scale 1785Scale 1785: Tharyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryTharyllic
Scale 249Scale 249, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 761Scale 761: Ponian, Ian Ring Music TheoryPonian
Scale 2297Scale 2297: Thylian, Ian Ring Music TheoryThylian
Scale 3321Scale 3321: Epagyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpagyllic

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. Some scale names used on this and other pages are ©2005 William Zeitler (http://allthescales.org). Peruse this Bibliography.