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Scale 1473

Scale 1473, 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

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).


Cardinality5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,6,7,8,10}
Forte Number5-9
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
enantiomorph: 117
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 87
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector231211
Interval Spectrumpm2ns3d2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,6}
<2> = {2,3,4,7,8}
<3> = {4,5,8,9,10}
<4> = {6,10,11}
Spectra Variation4.4
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tonesnone


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1473 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 87
Scale 87, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2091
Scale 2091, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3093
Scale 3093, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1797
Scale 1797, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 87

Scale 87Scale 87, Ian Ring Music Theory


The pentatonic modal family [1473, 87, 2091, 3093, 1797] (Forte: 5-9) is the complement of the heptatonic modal family [351, 1521, 1989, 2223, 3159, 3627, 3861] (Forte: 7-9)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1473 is 117

Scale 117Scale 117, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1473 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 117

Scale 117Scale 117, Ian Ring Music Theory


T0 1473  T0I 117
T1 2946  T1I 234
T2 1797  T2I 468
T3 3594  T3I 936
T4 3093  T4I 1872
T5 2091  T5I 3744
T6 87  T6I 3393
T7 174  T7I 2691
T8 348  T8I 1287
T9 696  T9I 2574
T10 1392  T10I 1053
T11 2784  T11I 2106

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 1475Scale 1475, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1477Scale 1477: Raga Jaganmohanam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jaganmohanam
Scale 1481Scale 1481: Zagimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZagimic
Scale 1489Scale 1489: Raga Jyoti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jyoti
Scale 1505Scale 1505, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1409Scale 1409, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1441Scale 1441, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1345Scale 1345, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1217Scale 1217, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1729Scale 1729, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1985Scale 1985, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 449Scale 449, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 961Scale 961, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2497Scale 2497, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3521Scale 3521, 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. Some scale names used on this and other pages are ©2005 William Zeitler ( Peruse this Bibliography.