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Scale 197


i = imperfections

Tones4 (tetratonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,6,7}
Rotational Symmetrynone
Interval Spectrump2msdt
Hemitonia1 (unhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 197 can be rotated to make 3 other scales.

Scale 1073
Scale 323
Scale 2209


The tetratonic modal family [1073, 323, 2209, 197] is the negative of the octatonic modal family [943, 1511, 1949, 2519, 2803, 3307, 3449, 3701]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 197 is 1121 

Scale 1121

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 199
Scale 193
Scale 195
Scale 201
Scale 205
Scale 213
Scale 229
Scale 133
Scale 165
Scale 69
Scale 325
Scale 453
Scale 709
Scale 1221
Scale 2245

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