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Scale 1939

Scale 1939, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,7,8,9,10}
Forte Number7-16
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes6
Prime?no
prime: 623
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 2365
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector435432
Interval Spectrump3m4n5s3d4t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4,6}
<3> = {3,4,5,6,7}
<4> = {5,6,7,8,9}
<5> = {6,8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.857
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicyes

Harmonic Chords

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1939 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3017
Scale 3017, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 889
Scale 889, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 623
Scale 623, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2359
Scale 2359, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3227
Scale 3227, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3661
Scale 3661, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 623

Scale 623Scale 623, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The heptatonic modal family [1939, 3017, 889, 623, 2359, 3227, 3661] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [155, 865, 1555, 2125, 2825]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1939 is 2365

Scale 2365Scale 2365, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1939 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2365

Scale 2365Scale 2365, 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 1937Scale 1937, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1941Scale 1941, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1943Scale 1943, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1947Scale 1947, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1923Scale 1923, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1931Scale 1931, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1955Scale 1955, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1971Scale 1971, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2003Scale 2003, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1811Scale 1811, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1875Scale 1875, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1683Scale 1683: Raga Malayamarutam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Malayamarutam
Scale 1427Scale 1427, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 915Scale 915: Raga Kalagada, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kalagada
Scale 2963Scale 2963, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3987Scale 3987, 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