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Scale 1395: "Asian (a)"

Scale 1395: Asian (a), 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

Exoticisms
Asian (a)
Zeitler
Mixonorian

Analysis

Cardinality7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,5,6,8,10}
Forte Number7-30
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
Palindromicno
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 2517
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
Maximal Area Setno
Interior Area2.549
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Ridge Tonesnone
ProprietyImproper
Heliotonicyes

Harmonic Chords

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1395 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2745
Scale 2745: Mela Sulini, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Sulini
3rd mode:
Scale 855
Scale 855: Porian, Ian Ring Music TheoryPorianThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2475
Scale 2475: Neapolitan Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryNeapolitan Minor
5th mode:
Scale 3285
Scale 3285: Mela Citrambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Citrambari
6th mode:
Scale 1845
Scale 1845: Lagian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLagian
7th mode:
Scale 1485
Scale 1485: Minor Romani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 855

Scale 855Scale 855: Porian, Ian Ring Music TheoryPorian

Complement

The heptatonic modal family [1395, 2745, 855, 2475, 3285, 1845, 1485] (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 1395 is 2517

Scale 2517Scale 2517: Harmonic Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Lydian

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1395 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2517

Scale 2517Scale 2517: Harmonic Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Lydian

Transformations:

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

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 1393Scale 1393: Mycrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMycrimic
Scale 1397Scale 1397: Major Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor Locrian
Scale 1399Scale 1399: Syryllic, Ian Ring Music TheorySyryllic
Scale 1403Scale 1403: Espla's Scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryEspla's Scale
Scale 1379Scale 1379: Kycrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKycrimic
Scale 1387Scale 1387: Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian
Scale 1363Scale 1363: Gygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryGygimic
Scale 1331Scale 1331: Raga Vasantabhairavi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vasantabhairavi
Scale 1459Scale 1459: Phrygian Dominant, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian Dominant
Scale 1523Scale 1523: Zothyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZothyllic
Scale 1139Scale 1139: Aerygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAerygimic
Scale 1267Scale 1267: Katynian, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatynian
Scale 1651Scale 1651: Asian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAsian
Scale 1907Scale 1907: Lynyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryLynyllic
Scale 371Scale 371: Rythimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRythimic
Scale 883Scale 883: Ralian, Ian Ring Music TheoryRalian
Scale 2419Scale 2419: Raga Lalita, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Lalita
Scale 3443Scale 3443: Verdi's Scala Enigmatica, Ian Ring Music TheoryVerdi's Scala Enigmatica

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.