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Scale 1861

Scale 1861, Ian Ring Music Theory
iiiii

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,6,8,9,10}
Forte Number6-21
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Imperfections5
Modes5
Prime?no
prime: 349
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 1117
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector242412
Interval Spectrumpm4n2s4d2t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {2,3,4,6}
<3> = {4,5,7,8}
<4> = {6,8,9,10}
<5> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation3
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1861 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1489
Scale 1489: Raga Jyoti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jyoti
3rd mode:
Scale 349
Scale 349, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 1111
Scale 1111, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2603
Scale 2603, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3349
Scale 3349, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 349

Scale 349Scale 349, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The hexatonic modal family [1861, 1489, 349, 1111, 2603, 3349] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [349, 1111, 1489, 1861, 2603, 3349]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1861 is 1117

Scale 1117Scale 1117, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1861 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1117

Scale 1117Scale 1117, 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 1863Scale 1863, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1857Scale 1857, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1859Scale 1859, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1865Scale 1865, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1869Scale 1869, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1877Scale 1877, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1893Scale 1893, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1797Scale 1797, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1829Scale 1829, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1925Scale 1925, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1989Scale 1989, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1605Scale 1605, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1733Scale 1733: Raga Sarasvati, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Sarasvati
Scale 1349Scale 1349, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 837Scale 837, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2885Scale 2885, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3909Scale 3909, 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