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Scale 1453: "Aeolian"

Also known as: Greek Medieval Hypodorian, Greek Medieval Aeolian, Greek Hyperphrygian, Minor, Natural Minor, Pure Minor, Melodic Minor descending, Asavari That, Asavari Theta, Mela Natabhairavi, Raga Jaunpuri, Adana, Darbari, Dhanyasi, Jingla, Gregorian nr.2, Makam Buselik, Nihavend, Peruvian Minor, Se, Chiao, Geez/Ezel, Kiourdi descending, Cushak

Scale 1453: Aeolian, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,5,7,8,10}
Forte Number7-35
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 1387
Deep Scaleyes
Interval Vector254361
Interval Spectrump6m3n4s5d2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {3,4}
<3> = {5,6}
<4> = {6,7}
<5> = {8,9}
<6> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation0.857
Myhill Propertyyes

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1453 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1387
Scale 1387: Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrianThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2741
Scale 2741: Major, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor
4th mode:
Scale 1709
Scale 1709: Dorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryDorian
5th mode:
Scale 1451
Scale 1451: Phrygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian
6th mode:
Scale 2773
Scale 2773: Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian
7th mode:
Scale 1717
Scale 1717: Mixolydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMixolydian


The prime form of this scale is Scale 1387

Scale 1387Scale 1387: Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian


The heptatonic modal family [1453, 1387, 2741, 1709, 1451, 2773, 1717] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [661, 677, 1189, 1193, 1321]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1453 is 1717

Scale 1717Scale 1717: Mixolydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMixolydian

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 1455Scale 1455: Phrygian/Aeolian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian/Aeolian mixed
Scale 1449Scale 1449: Raga Gopikavasantam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gopikavasantam
Scale 1451Scale 1451: Phrygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian
Scale 1445Scale 1445: Raga Navamanohari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Navamanohari
Scale 1461Scale 1461: Major-Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor-Minor
Scale 1469Scale 1469, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1421Scale 1421: Raga Trimurti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Trimurti
Scale 1437Scale 1437: Sabach ascending, Ian Ring Music TheorySabach ascending
Scale 1485Scale 1485: Minor Romani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani
Scale 1517Scale 1517, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1325Scale 1325, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1389Scale 1389: Minor Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Locrian
Scale 1197Scale 1197: Minor Hexatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Hexatonic
Scale 1709Scale 1709: Dorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryDorian
Scale 1965Scale 1965: Raga Mukhari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mukhari
Scale 429Scale 429, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 941Scale 941: Mela Jhankaradhvani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jhankaradhvani
Scale 2477Scale 2477: Harmonic Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Minor
Scale 3501Scale 3501: Maqam Nahawand, Ian Ring Music TheoryMaqam Nahawand

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