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Scale 1879

Scale 1879, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,4,6,8,9,10}
Forte Number8-24
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 1399
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector464743
Interval Spectrump4m7n4s6d4t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {6,7,8}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.5
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1879 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2987
Scale 2987: Neapolitan Major and Minor mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryNeapolitan Major and Minor mixed
3rd mode:
Scale 3541
Scale 3541, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1909
Scale 1909, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1501
Scale 1501, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1399
Scale 1399, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
7th mode:
Scale 2747
Scale 2747, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3421
Scale 3421, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1399

Scale 1399Scale 1399, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [1879, 2987, 3541, 1909, 1501, 1399, 2747, 3421] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [277, 337, 1093, 1297]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1879 is 3421

Scale 3421Scale 3421, 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 1877Scale 1877, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1875Scale 1875, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1883Scale 1883, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1887Scale 1887, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1863Scale 1863, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1871Scale 1871, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1895Scale 1895, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1911Scale 1911: Messiaen mode 3, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 3
Scale 1815Scale 1815, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1847Scale 1847, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1943Scale 1943, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2007Scale 2007, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1623Scale 1623, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1751Scale 1751, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1367Scale 1367: Leading Whole-Tone inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-Tone inverse
Scale 855Scale 855, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2903Scale 2903, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3927Scale 3927, 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