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Scale 1903

Scale 1903, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones9 (nonatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,3,5,6,8,9,10}
Forte Number9-11
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
Imperfections2
Modes8
Prime?no
prime: 1775
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 3805
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector667773
Interval Spectrump7m7n7s6d6t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3}
<3> = {3,4,5}
<4> = {5,6}
<5> = {6,7}
<6> = {7,8,9}
<7> = {9,10}
<8> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.111
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1903 can be rotated to make 8 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2999
Scale 2999, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3547
Scale 3547, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3821
Scale 3821, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1979
Scale 1979, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3037
Scale 3037: nine tone scale, Ian Ring Music Theorynine tone scale
7th mode:
Scale 1783
Scale 1783: Youlan scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryYoulan scale
8th mode:
Scale 2939
Scale 2939, Ian Ring Music Theory
9th mode:
Scale 3517
Scale 3517, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1775

Scale 1775Scale 1775, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The nonatonic modal family [1903, 2999, 3547, 3821, 1979, 3037, 1783, 2939, 3517] is the negative of the tritonic modal family [137, 289, 529]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1903 is 3805

Scale 3805Scale 3805, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1903 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3805

Scale 3805Scale 3805, 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 1901Scale 1901, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1899Scale 1899, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1895Scale 1895, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1911Scale 1911: Messiaen mode 3, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 3
Scale 1919Scale 1919, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1871Scale 1871, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1887Scale 1887, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1839Scale 1839, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1967Scale 1967: Diatonic Dorian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryDiatonic Dorian mixed
Scale 2031Scale 2031, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1647Scale 1647, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1775Scale 1775, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1391Scale 1391, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 879Scale 879, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2927Scale 2927, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3951Scale 3951, 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