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Scale 1531

Scale 1531, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones9 (nonatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,4,5,6,7,8,10}
Forte Number9-7
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia4 (multicohemitonic)
prime: 1471
enantiomorph: 3061
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector677673
Interval Spectrump7m6n7s7d6t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5}
<4> = {4,5,6,7}
<5> = {5,6,7,8}
<6> = {7,8,9}
<7> = {8,9,10}
<8> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.778
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1531 can be rotated to make 8 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2813
Scale 2813, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1727
Scale 1727, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2911
Scale 2911, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3503
Scale 3503, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3799
Scale 3799, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3947
Scale 3947, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 4021
Scale 4021: Raga Pahadi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Pahadi
9th mode:
Scale 2029
Scale 2029: Kiourdi, Ian Ring Music TheoryKiourdi


The prime form of this scale is Scale 1471

Scale 1471Scale 1471, Ian Ring Music Theory


The nonatonic modal family [1531, 2813, 1727, 2911, 3503, 3799, 3947, 4021, 2029] is the negative of the tritonic modal family [37, 641, 1033]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1531 is 3061

Scale 3061Scale 3061, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1531 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3061

Scale 3061Scale 3061, 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 1529Scale 1529, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1533Scale 1533, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1535Scale 1535, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1523Scale 1523, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1527Scale 1527, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1515Scale 1515: Phrygian/Locrian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian/Locrian mixed
Scale 1499Scale 1499: Bebop Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Locrian
Scale 1467Scale 1467: Spanish Phrygian, Ian Ring Music TheorySpanish Phrygian
Scale 1403Scale 1403: Espla's scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryEspla's scale
Scale 1275Scale 1275, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1787Scale 1787, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2043Scale 2043: Maqam Tarzanuyn, Ian Ring Music TheoryMaqam Tarzanuyn
Scale 507Scale 507, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1019Scale 1019, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2555Scale 2555, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3579Scale 3579, 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