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Scale 1371: "Superlocrian"

Also known as: Altered Dominant, Diminished Whole-tone, Locrian flat 4, Pomeroy, Ravel, Dominant Whole-tone Combo, Altered

Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,4,6,8,10}
Forte Number7-34
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector254442
Interval Spectrump4m4n4s5d2t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {8,9}
<6> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.143
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1371 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2733
Scale 2733: Melodic Minor ascending, Ian Ring Music TheoryMelodic Minor ascending
3rd mode:
Scale 1707
Scale 1707: Mela Natakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Natakapriya
4th mode:
Scale 2901
Scale 2901: Lydian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Augmented
5th mode:
Scale 1749
Scale 1749: Acoustic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAcoustic
6th mode:
Scale 1461
Scale 1461: Major-Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor-Minor
7th mode:
Scale 1389
Scale 1389: Minor Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Locrian


This is the prime form of this scale.


The heptatonic modal family [1371, 2733, 1707, 2901, 1749, 1461, 1389] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [597, 681, 1173, 1317, 1353]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1371 is 2901

Scale 2901Scale 2901: Lydian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Augmented

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 1369Scale 1369, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1373Scale 1373, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1375Scale 1375, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1363Scale 1363, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1367Scale 1367: Leading Whole-Tone inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-Tone inverse
Scale 1355Scale 1355: Raga Bhavani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhavani
Scale 1387Scale 1387: Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian
Scale 1403Scale 1403: Espla's scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryEspla's scale
Scale 1307Scale 1307, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1339Scale 1339, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1435Scale 1435: Makam Huzzam, Ian Ring Music TheoryMakam Huzzam
Scale 1499Scale 1499: Bebop Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Locrian
Scale 1115Scale 1115: Superlocrian Hexamirror, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrian Hexamirror
Scale 1243Scale 1243, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1627Scale 1627, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1883Scale 1883, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 347Scale 347, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 859Scale 859: Ultralocrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryUltralocrian
Scale 2395Scale 2395, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3419Scale 3419: Magan Abot, Ian Ring Music TheoryMagan Abot

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