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Scale 1693

Scale 1693, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,4,7,9,10}
Forte Number7-29
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 727
enantiomorph: 1837
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector344352
Interval Spectrump5m3n4s4d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {7,8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1693 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1447
Scale 1447: Mela Ratnangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Ratnangi
3rd mode:
Scale 2771
Scale 2771: Marva That, Ian Ring Music TheoryMarva That
4th mode:
Scale 3433
Scale 3433, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 941
Scale 941: Mela Jhankaradhvani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jhankaradhvani
6th mode:
Scale 1259
Scale 1259, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 2677
Scale 2677, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 727

Scale 727Scale 727, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [1693, 1447, 2771, 3433, 941, 1259, 2677] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [331, 709, 1201, 1577, 2213]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1693 is 1837

Scale 1837Scale 1837, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1693 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1837

Scale 1837Scale 1837, 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 1695Scale 1695, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1689Scale 1689, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1691Scale 1691, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1685Scale 1685, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1677Scale 1677: Raga Manavi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Manavi
Scale 1709Scale 1709: Dorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryDorian
Scale 1725Scale 1725: Minor Bebop, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Bebop
Scale 1757Scale 1757, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1565Scale 1565, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1629Scale 1629, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1821Scale 1821, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1949Scale 1949, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1181Scale 1181, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1437Scale 1437: Sabach ascending, Ian Ring Music TheorySabach ascending
Scale 669Scale 669, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2717Scale 2717, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3741Scale 3741, 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