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Scale 1437: "Sabach ascending"

Scale 1437: Sabach ascending, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,4,7,8,10}
Forte Number7-30
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 855
enantiomorph: 1845
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
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1437 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1383
Scale 1383, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2739
Scale 2739: Mela Suryakanta, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Suryakanta
4th mode:
Scale 3417
Scale 3417, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 939
Scale 939: Mela Senavati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Senavati
6th mode:
Scale 2517
Scale 2517: Harmonic Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Lydian
7th mode:
Scale 1653
Scale 1653: Minor Romani inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani inverse


The prime form of this scale is Scale 855

Scale 855Scale 855, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [1437, 1383, 2739, 3417, 939, 2517, 1653] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [339, 789, 1221, 1329, 2217]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1437 is 1845

Scale 1845Scale 1845, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1437 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1845

Scale 1845Scale 1845, Ian Ring Music Theory

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 1439Scale 1439, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1433Scale 1433, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1435Scale 1435: Makam Huzzam, Ian Ring Music TheoryMakam Huzzam
Scale 1429Scale 1429, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1421Scale 1421: Raga Trimurti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Trimurti
Scale 1453Scale 1453: Aeolian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolian
Scale 1469Scale 1469, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1501Scale 1501, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1309Scale 1309, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1373Scale 1373, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1181Scale 1181, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1693Scale 1693, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1949Scale 1949, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 413Scale 413, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 925Scale 925: Chromatic Hypodorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Hypodorian
Scale 2461Scale 2461, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3485Scale 3485: Sabach, Ian Ring Music TheorySabach

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