Back to all scales
The Exciting Universe Of Music Theory

presents more than you ever wanted to know about...

Scale 1521

Scale 1521, Ian Ring Music Theory
iiii

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,4,5,6,7,8,10}
Forte Number7-9
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes6
Prime?no
prime: 351
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 501
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector453432
Interval Spectrump3m4n3s5d4t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {2,3,4,5,6}
<3> = {3,4,5,6,7,8}
<4> = {4,5,6,7,8,9}
<5> = {6,7,8,9,10}
<6> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation3.429
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicyes

Harmonic Chords

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1521 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 351
Scale 351, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2223
Scale 2223, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3159
Scale 3159, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3627
Scale 3627, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3861
Scale 3861, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 1989
Scale 1989, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 351

Scale 351Scale 351, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The heptatonic modal family [1521, 351, 2223, 3159, 3627, 3861, 1989] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [87, 1473, 1797, 2091, 3093]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1521 is 501

Scale 501Scale 501, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1521 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 501

Scale 501Scale 501, 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 1523Scale 1523, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1525Scale 1525, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1529Scale 1529, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1505Scale 1505, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1513Scale 1513, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1489Scale 1489: Raga Jyoti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jyoti
Scale 1457Scale 1457: Raga Kamalamanohari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kamalamanohari
Scale 1393Scale 1393, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1265Scale 1265, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1777Scale 1777, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2033Scale 2033, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 497Scale 497, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1009Scale 1009, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2545Scale 2545, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3569Scale 3569, 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