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Scale 1981: "Houseini"

Also known as: Modes of Major Pentatonic mixed

Scale 1981: Houseini, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones9 (nonatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10}
Forte Number9-9
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicyes
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia4 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections1
Modes8
Prime?no
prime: 1519
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector676683
Interval Spectrump8m6n6s7d6t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5}
<4> = {5,6}
<5> = {6,7}
<6> = {7,8,9}
<7> = {8,9,10}
<8> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.333
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1981 can be rotated to make 8 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1519
Scale 1519: Locrian/Aeolian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian/Aeolian mixedThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2807
Scale 2807, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3451
Scale 3451, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3773
Scale 3773: Raga Malgunji, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Malgunji
6th mode:
Scale 1967
Scale 1967: Diatonic Dorian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryDiatonic Dorian mixed
7th mode:
Scale 3031
Scale 3031, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3563
Scale 3563, Ian Ring Music Theory
9th mode:
Scale 3829
Scale 3829: Taishikicho, Ian Ring Music TheoryTaishikicho

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1519

Scale 1519Scale 1519: Locrian/Aeolian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian/Aeolian mixed

Negative

The nonatonic modal family [1981, 1519, 2807, 3451, 3773, 1967, 3031, 3563, 3829] is the negative of the tritonic modal family [133, 161, 1057]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1981 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 1981Scale 1981: Houseini, Ian Ring Music TheoryHouseini

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 1983Scale 1983, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1977Scale 1977, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1979Scale 1979, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1973Scale 1973, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1965Scale 1965: Raga Mukhari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mukhari
Scale 1949Scale 1949, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2013Scale 2013, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2045Scale 2045, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1853Scale 1853, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1917Scale 1917, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1725Scale 1725: Minor Bebop, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Bebop
Scale 1469Scale 1469, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 957Scale 957, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3005Scale 3005, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4029Scale 4029: Major/Minor mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor/Minor mixed

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