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Scale 1885

Scale 1885, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,4,6,8,9,10}
Forte Number8-25
Rotational Symmetry6 semitones
Palindromicyes
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes3
Prime?no
prime: 1495
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector464644
Interval Spectrump4m6n4s6d4t4
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5}
<4> = {6}
<5> = {7,8}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedyes
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1885 can be rotated to make 3 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1495
Scale 1495: Messiaen mode 6, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 6This is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2795
Scale 2795: Van der Horst Octatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryVan der Horst Octatonic
4th mode:
Scale 3445
Scale 3445: Messiaen mode 6 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 6 inverse

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1495

Scale 1495Scale 1495: Messiaen mode 6, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 6

Negative

The octatonic modal family [1885, 1495, 2795, 3445] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [325, 1105]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1885 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 1885Scale 1885, 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 1887Scale 1887, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1881Scale 1881, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1883Scale 1883, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1877Scale 1877, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1869Scale 1869, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1901Scale 1901, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1917Scale 1917, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1821Scale 1821, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1853Scale 1853, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1949Scale 1949, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2013Scale 2013, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1629Scale 1629, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1757Scale 1757, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1373Scale 1373, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 861Scale 861, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2909Scale 2909, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3933Scale 3933, 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