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Scale 1383: "Pynian"

Scale 1383: Pynian, 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.

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
Pynian

Analysis

Cardinality7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,5,6,8,10}
Forte Number7-30
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
Palindromicno
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 3285
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes6
Prime?no
prime: 855
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector343542
Interval Spectrump4m5n3s4d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation1.714
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Ridge Tonesnone
Coherenceno
Heliotonicyes

Harmonic Chords

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1383 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2739
Scale 2739: Mela Suryakanta, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Suryakanta
3rd mode:
Scale 3417
Scale 3417: Golian, Ian Ring Music TheoryGolian
4th mode:
Scale 939
Scale 939: Mela Senavati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Senavati
5th mode:
Scale 2517
Scale 2517: Harmonic Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Lydian
6th mode:
Scale 1653
Scale 1653: Minor Romani Inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani Inverse
7th mode:
Scale 1437
Scale 1437: Sabach ascending, Ian Ring Music TheorySabach ascending

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 855

Scale 855Scale 855: Porian, Ian Ring Music TheoryPorian

Complement

The heptatonic modal family [1383, 2739, 3417, 939, 2517, 1653, 1437] (Forte: 7-30) is the complement of the pentatonic modal family [339, 789, 1221, 1329, 2217] (Forte: 5-30)

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1383 is 3285

Scale 3285Scale 3285: Mela Citrambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Citrambari

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1383 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3285

Scale 3285Scale 3285: Mela Citrambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Citrambari

Transformations:

T0 1383  T0I 3285
T1 2766  T1I 2475
T2 1437  T2I 855
T3 2874  T3I 1710
T4 1653  T4I 3420
T5 3306  T5I 2745
T6 2517  T6I 1395
T7 939  T7I 2790
T8 1878  T8I 1485
T9 3756  T9I 2970
T10 3417  T10I 1845
T11 2739  T11I 3690

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 1381Scale 1381: Padimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPadimic
Scale 1379Scale 1379: Kycrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKycrimic
Scale 1387Scale 1387: Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian
Scale 1391Scale 1391: Aeradyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeradyllic
Scale 1399Scale 1399: Syryllic, Ian Ring Music TheorySyryllic
Scale 1351Scale 1351: Aeraptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeraptimic
Scale 1367Scale 1367: Leading Whole-Tone Inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-Tone Inverse
Scale 1319Scale 1319: Phronimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhronimic
Scale 1447Scale 1447: Mela Ratnangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Ratnangi
Scale 1511Scale 1511: Styptyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStyptyllic
Scale 1127Scale 1127: Eparimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEparimic
Scale 1255Scale 1255: Chromatic Mixolydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Mixolydian
Scale 1639Scale 1639: Aeolothian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolothian
Scale 1895Scale 1895: Salyllic, Ian Ring Music TheorySalyllic
Scale 359Scale 359: Bothimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBothimic
Scale 871Scale 871: Locrian Double-flat 3 Double-flat 7, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian Double-flat 3 Double-flat 7
Scale 2407Scale 2407: Zylian, Ian Ring Music TheoryZylian
Scale 3431Scale 3431: Zyptyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZyptyllic

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. Bibliography