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Scale 1561

Scale 1561, Ian Ring Music Theory


Cardinality5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,9,10}
Forte Number5-19
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
enantiomorph: 781
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 203
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector212122
Interval Spectrump2mn2sd2t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,5}
<2> = {3,4,5,6}
<3> = {6,7,8,9}
<4> = {7,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.8
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tonesnone


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1561 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 707
Scale 707, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2401
Scale 2401, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 203
Scale 203, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2149
Scale 2149, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 203

Scale 203Scale 203, Ian Ring Music Theory


The pentatonic modal family [1561, 707, 2401, 203, 2149] (Forte: 5-19) is the complement of the heptatonic modal family [719, 971, 1657, 2407, 2533, 3251, 3673] (Forte: 7-19)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1561 is 781

Scale 781Scale 781, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1561 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 781

Scale 781Scale 781, Ian Ring Music Theory


T0 1561  T0I 781
T1 3122  T1I 1562
T2 2149  T2I 3124
T3 203  T3I 2153
T4 406  T4I 211
T5 812  T5I 422
T6 1624  T6I 844
T7 3248  T7I 1688
T8 2401  T8I 3376
T9 707  T9I 2657
T10 1414  T10I 1219
T11 2828  T11I 2438

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 1563Scale 1563, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1565Scale 1565, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1553Scale 1553, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1557Scale 1557, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1545Scale 1545, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1577Scale 1577: Raga Chandrakauns (Kafi), Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Chandrakauns (Kafi)
Scale 1593Scale 1593: Zogimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZogimic
Scale 1625Scale 1625: Lythimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryLythimic
Scale 1689Scale 1689: Lorimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryLorimic
Scale 1817Scale 1817: Phrythimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrythimic
Scale 1049Scale 1049, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1305Scale 1305: Dynitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDynitonic
Scale 537Scale 537, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2585Scale 2585, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3609Scale 3609, 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. Bibliography