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Scale 1971

Scale 1971, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,5,7,8,9,10}
Forte Number8-17
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 891
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector546652
Interval Spectrump5m6n6s4d5t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5,6}
<4> = {5,7}
<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 1971 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3033
Scale 3033, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 891
Scale 891, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2493
Scale 2493, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1647
Scale 1647, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 2871
Scale 2871, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3483
Scale 3483, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3789
Scale 3789, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 891

Scale 891Scale 891, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [1971, 3033, 891, 2493, 1647, 2871, 3483, 3789] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [153, 531, 801, 2313]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1971 is 2493

Scale 2493Scale 2493, 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 1969Scale 1969, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1973Scale 1973, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1975Scale 1975, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1979Scale 1979, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1955Scale 1955, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1963Scale 1963, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1939Scale 1939, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2003Scale 2003, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2035Scale 2035, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1843Scale 1843, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1907Scale 1907, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1715Scale 1715: Harmonic Minor inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Minor inverse
Scale 1459Scale 1459: Phrygian Dominant, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian Dominant
Scale 947Scale 947: Mela Gayakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Gayakapriya
Scale 2995Scale 2995: Raga Saurashtra, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Saurashtra
Scale 4019Scale 4019, 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