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Scale 1499: "Bebop Locrian"

Scale 1499: Bebop Locrian, 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

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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).

Common Names

Jazz and Blues
Bebop Locrian
Western Modern
Altered Dominant B
Zeitler
Stonyllic

Analysis

Cardinality8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,4,6,7,8,10}
Forte Number8-27
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
Palindromicno
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 2933
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 1463
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
Maximally Evenno
Maximal Area Setyes
Interior Area2.732
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Ridge Tonesnone
ProprietyProper
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1499 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2797
Scale 2797: Stalyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStalyllic
3rd mode:
Scale 1723
Scale 1723: JG Octatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryJG Octatonic
4th mode:
Scale 2909
Scale 2909: Mocryllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMocryllic
5th mode:
Scale 1751
Scale 1751: Aeolyryllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolyryllic
6th mode:
Scale 2923
Scale 2923: Baryllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBaryllic
7th mode:
Scale 3509
Scale 3509: Stogyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStogyllic
8th mode:
Scale 1901
Scale 1901: Ionidyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonidyllic

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1463

Scale 1463Scale 1463, Ian Ring Music Theory

Complement

The octatonic modal family [1499, 2797, 1723, 2909, 1751, 2923, 3509, 1901] (Forte: 8-27) is the complement of the tetratonic modal family [293, 593, 649, 1097] (Forte: 4-27)

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1499 is 2933

Scale 2933Scale 2933, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1499 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2933

Scale 2933Scale 2933, Ian Ring Music Theory

Transformations:

T0 1499  T0I 2933
T1 2998  T1I 1771
T2 1901  T2I 3542
T3 3802  T3I 2989
T4 3509  T4I 1883
T5 2923  T5I 3766
T6 1751  T6I 3437
T7 3502  T7I 2779
T8 2909  T8I 1463
T9 1723  T9I 2926
T10 3446  T10I 1757
T11 2797  T11I 3514

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 1497Scale 1497: Mela Jyotisvarupini, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jyotisvarupini
Scale 1501Scale 1501: Stygyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStygyllic
Scale 1503Scale 1503: Epiryllian, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpiryllian
Scale 1491Scale 1491: Mela Namanarayani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Namanarayani
Scale 1495Scale 1495: Messiaen Mode 6, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen Mode 6
Scale 1483Scale 1483: Mela Bhavapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Bhavapriya
Scale 1515Scale 1515: Phrygian/Locrian Mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian/Locrian Mixed
Scale 1531Scale 1531: Styptygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStyptygic
Scale 1435Scale 1435: Makam Huzzam, Ian Ring Music TheoryMakam Huzzam
Scale 1467Scale 1467: Spanish Phrygian, Ian Ring Music TheorySpanish Phrygian
Scale 1371Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrian
Scale 1243Scale 1243: Epylian, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpylian
Scale 1755Scale 1755: Octatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryOctatonic
Scale 2011Scale 2011: Raphygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaphygic
Scale 475Scale 475: Aeolygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolygian
Scale 987Scale 987: Aeraptyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeraptyllic
Scale 2523Scale 2523: Rygyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRygyllic
Scale 3547Scale 3547: Sadygic, Ian Ring Music TheorySadygic

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 (http://allthescales.org). Peruse this Bibliography.