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Scale 1579

Scale 1579, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,5,9,10}
Forte Number6-Z24
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 347
enantiomorph: 2701
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector233331
Interval Spectrump3m3n3s3d2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {3,4,5,6}
<3> = {4,5,7,8}
<4> = {6,7,8,9}
<5> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.667
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1579 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2837
Scale 2837, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1733
Scale 1733: Raga Sarasvati, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Sarasvati
4th mode:
Scale 1457
Scale 1457: Raga Kamalamanohari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kamalamanohari
5th mode:
Scale 347
Scale 347, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
6th mode:
Scale 2221
Scale 2221: Raga Sindhura Kafi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Sindhura Kafi


The prime form of this scale is Scale 347

Scale 347Scale 347, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [1579, 2837, 1733, 1457, 347, 2221] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [599, 697, 1481, 1829, 2347, 3221]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1579 is 2701

Scale 2701Scale 2701: Hawaiian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHawaiian


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1579 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2701

Scale 2701Scale 2701: Hawaiian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHawaiian

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 1577Scale 1577: Raga Chandrakauns (Kafi), Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Chandrakauns (Kafi)
Scale 1581Scale 1581: Raga Bagesri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bagesri
Scale 1583Scale 1583, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1571Scale 1571, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1575Scale 1575, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1587Scale 1587: Raga Rudra Pancama, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rudra Pancama
Scale 1595Scale 1595, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1547Scale 1547, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1563Scale 1563, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1611Scale 1611, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1643Scale 1643: Locrian natural 6, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian natural 6
Scale 1707Scale 1707: Mela Natakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Natakapriya
Scale 1835Scale 1835, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1067Scale 1067, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1323Scale 1323: Ritsu, Ian Ring Music TheoryRitsu
Scale 555Scale 555, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2603Scale 2603, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3627Scale 3627, 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