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Scale 1883

Scale 1883, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,4,6,8,9,10}
Forte Number8-27
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 1463
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 2909
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector456553
Interval Spectrump5m5n6s5d4t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {7,8}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.25
Myhill Propertyno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1883 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2989
Scale 2989: Bebop Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Minor
3rd mode:
Scale 1771
Scale 1771, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2933
Scale 2933, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1757
Scale 1757, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1463
Scale 1463, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
7th mode:
Scale 2779
Scale 2779: Shostakovich, Ian Ring Music TheoryShostakovich
8th mode:
Scale 3437
Scale 3437, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1463

Scale 1463Scale 1463, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [1883, 2989, 1771, 2933, 1757, 1463, 2779, 3437] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [293, 593, 649, 1097]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1883 is 2909

Scale 2909Scale 2909, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1883 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2909

Scale 2909Scale 2909, 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 1881Scale 1881, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1885Scale 1885, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1887Scale 1887, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1875Scale 1875, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1879Scale 1879, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1867Scale 1867, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1899Scale 1899, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1915Scale 1915, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1819Scale 1819, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1851Scale 1851, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1947Scale 1947, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2011Scale 2011, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1627Scale 1627, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1755Scale 1755: Octatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryOctatonic
Scale 1371Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrian
Scale 859Scale 859: Ultralocrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryUltralocrian
Scale 2907Scale 2907: Magen Abot, Ian Ring Music TheoryMagen Abot
Scale 3931Scale 3931, 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