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Scale 1389: "Minor Locrian"

Also known as: Half Diminished, Locrian Sharp 2, Minor Flat 5

Scale 1389: Minor Locrian, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,5,6,8,10}
Forte Number7-34
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes6
Prime?no
prime: 1371
Chiralityno
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
Coherenceno
Heliotonicyes

Harmonic Chords

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1389 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1371
Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrianThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2733
Scale 2733: Melodic Minor ascending, Ian Ring Music TheoryMelodic Minor ascending
4th mode:
Scale 1707
Scale 1707: Mela Natakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Natakapriya
5th mode:
Scale 2901
Scale 2901: Lydian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Augmented
6th mode:
Scale 1749
Scale 1749: Acoustic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAcoustic
7th mode:
Scale 1461
Scale 1461: Major-Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor-Minor

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1371

Scale 1371Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrian

Negative

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

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1389 is 1749

Scale 1749Scale 1749: Acoustic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAcoustic

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 1391Scale 1391, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1385Scale 1385, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1387Scale 1387: Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian
Scale 1381Scale 1381, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1397Scale 1397: Major Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor Locrian
Scale 1405Scale 1405, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1357Scale 1357: Takemitsu Tree Line mode 2, Ian Ring Music TheoryTakemitsu Tree Line mode 2
Scale 1373Scale 1373, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1325Scale 1325, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1453Scale 1453: Aeolian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolian
Scale 1517Scale 1517, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1133Scale 1133, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1261Scale 1261: Modified Blues, Ian Ring Music TheoryModified Blues
Scale 1645Scale 1645: Dorian flat 5, Ian Ring Music TheoryDorian flat 5
Scale 1901Scale 1901, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 365Scale 365, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 877Scale 877: Moravian Pistalkova, Ian Ring Music TheoryMoravian Pistalkova
Scale 2413Scale 2413: Harmonic Minor Flat 5, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Minor Flat 5
Scale 3437Scale 3437, 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