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Scale 1463

Scale 1463, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,4,5,7,8,10}
Forte Number8-27
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
enantiomorph: 3509
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector456553
Interval Spectrump5m5n6s5d4t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {7,8}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.25
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1463 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2779
Scale 2779: Shostakovich, Ian Ring Music TheoryShostakovich
3rd mode:
Scale 3437
Scale 3437, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1883
Scale 1883, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2989
Scale 2989: Bebop Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Minor
6th mode:
Scale 1771
Scale 1771, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 2933
Scale 2933, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 1757
Scale 1757, Ian Ring Music Theory


This is the prime form of this scale.


The octatonic modal family [1463, 2779, 3437, 1883, 2989, 1771, 2933, 1757] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [293, 593, 649, 1097]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1463 is 3509

Scale 3509Scale 3509, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1463 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3509

Scale 3509Scale 3509, 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 1461Scale 1461: Major-Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor-Minor
Scale 1459Scale 1459: Phrygian Dominant, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian Dominant
Scale 1467Scale 1467: Spanish Phrygian, Ian Ring Music TheorySpanish Phrygian
Scale 1471Scale 1471, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1447Scale 1447: Mela Ratnangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Ratnangi
Scale 1455Scale 1455: Phrygian/Aeolian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian/Aeolian mixed
Scale 1431Scale 1431, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1495Scale 1495: Messiaen mode 6, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 6
Scale 1527Scale 1527, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1335Scale 1335, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1399Scale 1399, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1207Scale 1207, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1719Scale 1719, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1975Scale 1975, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 439Scale 439, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 951Scale 951, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2487Scale 2487, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3511Scale 3511, 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