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Scale 1779

Scale 1779, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,5,6,7,9,10}
Forte Number8-18
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 879
enantiomorph: 2541
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector546553
Interval Spectrump5m5n6s4d5t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5,6}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {6,7,8,9}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1779 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2937
Scale 2937, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 879
Scale 879, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2487
Scale 2487, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3291
Scale 3291, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3693
Scale 3693, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 1947
Scale 1947, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3021
Scale 3021, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 879

Scale 879Scale 879, Ian Ring Music Theory


The octatonic modal family [1779, 2937, 879, 2487, 3291, 3693, 1947, 3021] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [147, 609, 777, 2121]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1779 is 2541

Scale 2541Scale 2541: Algerian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAlgerian


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1779 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2541

Scale 2541Scale 2541: Algerian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAlgerian

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 1777Scale 1777, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1781Scale 1781, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1783Scale 1783: Youlan scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryYoulan scale
Scale 1787Scale 1787, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1763Scale 1763, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1771Scale 1771, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1747Scale 1747: Mela Ramapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Ramapriya
Scale 1715Scale 1715: Harmonic Minor inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Minor inverse
Scale 1651Scale 1651: Asian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAsian
Scale 1907Scale 1907, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2035Scale 2035, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1267Scale 1267, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1523Scale 1523, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 755Scale 755, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2803Scale 2803: Raga Bhatiyar, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhatiyar
Scale 3827Scale 3827, 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