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Scale 1557

Scale 1557, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,9,10}
Forte Number5-24
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia1 (unhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes4
Prime?no
prime: 171
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 1293
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector131221
Interval Spectrump2m2ns3dt
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,5}
<2> = {3,4,6,7}
<3> = {5,6,8,9}
<4> = {7,10,11}
Spectra Variation3.2
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1557 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1413
Scale 1413, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1377
Scale 1377, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 171
Scale 171, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2133
Scale 2133: Raga Kumurdaki, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kumurdaki

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 171

Scale 171Scale 171, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The pentatonic modal family [1557, 1413, 1377, 171, 2133] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [687, 1401, 1509, 1941, 2391, 3243, 3669]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1557 is 1293

Scale 1293Scale 1293, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1557 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1293

Scale 1293Scale 1293, 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 1559Scale 1559, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1553Scale 1553, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1555Scale 1555, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1561Scale 1561, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1565Scale 1565, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1541Scale 1541, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1549Scale 1549, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1573Scale 1573: Raga Guhamanohari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Guhamanohari
Scale 1589Scale 1589: Raga Rageshri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rageshri
Scale 1621Scale 1621: Prometheus (Scriabin), Ian Ring Music TheoryPrometheus (Scriabin)
Scale 1685Scale 1685, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1813Scale 1813, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1045Scale 1045, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1301Scale 1301, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 533Scale 533, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2581Scale 2581: Raga Neroshta, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Neroshta
Scale 3605Scale 3605, 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