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Scale 1749: "Acoustic"

Also known as: Lydian Dominant, Mela Vacaspati, Raga Bhusavati, Bhusavali, Overtone, Overtone Dominant, Lydian-Mixolydian, Lydian-Mixolydian Combo, Bartok

Scale 1749: Acoustic, Ian Ring Music Theory

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Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,6,7,9,10}
Forte Number7-34
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 1371
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector254442
Interval Spectrump4m4n4s5d2t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {8,9}
<6> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.143
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1749 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1461
Scale 1461: Major-Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor-Minor
3rd mode:
Scale 1389
Scale 1389: Minor Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Locrian
4th mode:
Scale 1371
Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrianThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2733
Scale 2733: Melodic Minor ascending, Ian Ring Music TheoryMelodic Minor ascending
6th mode:
Scale 1707
Scale 1707: Mela Natakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Natakapriya
7th mode:
Scale 2901
Scale 2901: Lydian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Augmented


The prime form of this scale is Scale 1371

Scale 1371Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrian


The heptatonic modal family [1749, 1461, 1389, 1371, 2733, 1707, 2901] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [597, 681, 1173, 1317, 1353]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1749 is 1389

Scale 1389Scale 1389: Minor Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Locrian

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 1751Scale 1751, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1745Scale 1745: Raga Vutari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vutari
Scale 1747Scale 1747: Mela Ramapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Ramapriya
Scale 1753Scale 1753: Hungarian Major, Ian Ring Music TheoryHungarian Major
Scale 1757Scale 1757, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1733Scale 1733: Raga Sarasvati, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Sarasvati
Scale 1741Scale 1741: Altered Dorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAltered Dorian
Scale 1765Scale 1765, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1781Scale 1781, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1685Scale 1685, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1717Scale 1717: Mixolydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMixolydian
Scale 1621Scale 1621: Prometheus (Scriabin), Ian Ring Music TheoryPrometheus (Scriabin)
Scale 1877Scale 1877, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2005Scale 2005, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1237Scale 1237, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1493Scale 1493: Lydian Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Minor
Scale 725Scale 725: Raga Yamuna Kalyani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Yamuna Kalyani
Scale 2773Scale 2773: Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian
Scale 3797Scale 3797, 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