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Scale 1947

Scale 1947, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,4,7,8,9,10}
Forte Number8-18
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 879
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 2877
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector546553
Interval Spectrump5m5n6s4d5t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5,6}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {6,7,8,9}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1947 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3021
Scale 3021, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1779
Scale 1779, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2937
Scale 2937, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 879
Scale 879, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
6th mode:
Scale 2487
Scale 2487, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3291
Scale 3291, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3693
Scale 3693, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 879

Scale 879Scale 879, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [1947, 3021, 1779, 2937, 879, 2487, 3291, 3693] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [147, 609, 777, 2121]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1947 is 2877

Scale 2877Scale 2877, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1947 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2877

Scale 2877Scale 2877, 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 1945Scale 1945, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1949Scale 1949, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1951Scale 1951, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1939Scale 1939, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1943Scale 1943, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1931Scale 1931, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1963Scale 1963, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1979Scale 1979, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2011Scale 2011, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1819Scale 1819, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1883Scale 1883, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1691Scale 1691, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1435Scale 1435: Makam Huzzam, Ian Ring Music TheoryMakam Huzzam
Scale 923Scale 923: Ultraphrygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryUltraphrygian
Scale 2971Scale 2971, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3995Scale 3995, 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