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Scale 1397: "Major Locrian"

Also known as: Arabian b

Scale 1397: Major Locrian, Ian Ring Music Theory
iiiii

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,5,6,8,10}
Forte Number7-33
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Imperfections5
Modes6
Prime?no
prime: 1367
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector262623
Interval Spectrump2m6n2s6d2t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {8,9,10}
<6> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.429
Myhill Propertyno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicyes

Harmonic Chords

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1397 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1373
Scale 1373, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1367
Scale 1367: Leading Whole-Tone inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-Tone inverseThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2731
Scale 2731: Neapolitan Major, Ian Ring Music TheoryNeapolitan Major
5th mode:
Scale 3413
Scale 3413: Leading Whole-tone, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-tone
6th mode:
Scale 1877
Scale 1877, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 1493
Scale 1493: Lydian Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Minor

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1367

Scale 1367Scale 1367: Leading Whole-Tone inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-Tone inverse

Negative

The heptatonic modal family [1397, 1373, 1367, 2731, 3413, 1877, 1493] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [341, 1109, 1301, 1349, 1361]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1397 is 1493

Scale 1493Scale 1493: Lydian Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Minor

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 1399Scale 1399, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1393Scale 1393, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1395Scale 1395: Asian (a), Ian Ring Music TheoryAsian (a)
Scale 1401Scale 1401, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1405Scale 1405, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1381Scale 1381, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1389Scale 1389: Minor Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Locrian
Scale 1365Scale 1365: Whole-tone, Ian Ring Music TheoryWhole-tone
Scale 1333Scale 1333, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1461Scale 1461: Major-Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor-Minor
Scale 1525Scale 1525, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1141Scale 1141, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1269Scale 1269, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1653Scale 1653: Minor Romani inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani inverse
Scale 1909Scale 1909, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 373Scale 373, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 885Scale 885, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2421Scale 2421, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3445Scale 3445: Messiaen mode 6 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 6 inverse

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