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Scale 1909

Scale 1909, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,5,6,8,9,10}
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 1909 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1501
Scale 1501, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1399
Scale 1399, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2747
Scale 2747, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3421
Scale 3421, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1879
Scale 1879, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 2987
Scale 2987: Neapolitan Major and Minor mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryNeapolitan Major and Minor mixed
8th mode:
Scale 3541
Scale 3541, 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 [1909, 1501, 1399, 2747, 3421, 1879, 2987, 3541] 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 1909 is 1501

Scale 1501Scale 1501, 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 1911Scale 1911: Messiaen mode 3, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 3
Scale 1905Scale 1905, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1907Scale 1907, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1913Scale 1913, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1917Scale 1917, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1893Scale 1893, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1901Scale 1901, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1877Scale 1877, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1845Scale 1845, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1973Scale 1973, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2037Scale 2037, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1653Scale 1653: Minor Romani inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani inverse
Scale 1781Scale 1781, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1397Scale 1397: Major Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor Locrian
Scale 885Scale 885, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2933Scale 2933, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3957Scale 3957, 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