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Scale 2161

Scale 2161, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,4,5,6,11}
Forte Number5-7
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Imperfections2
Modes4
Prime?no
prime: 199
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 451
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector310132
Interval Spectrump3msd3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,4,5}
<2> = {2,5,6}
<3> = {6,7,10}
<4> = {7,8,11}
Spectra Variation3.2
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2161 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 391
Scale 391, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2243
Scale 2243, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3169
Scale 3169, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 227
Scale 227, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 199

Scale 199Scale 199: Raga Nabhomani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nabhomani

Negative

The pentatonic modal family [2161, 391, 2243, 3169, 227] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [463, 967, 2279, 2531, 3187, 3313, 3641]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2161 is 451

Scale 451Scale 451: Raga Saugandhini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Saugandhini

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2161 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 451

Scale 451Scale 451: Raga Saugandhini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Saugandhini

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 2163Scale 2163, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2165Scale 2165, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2169Scale 2169, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2145Scale 2145: Messiaen truncated mode 5 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen truncated mode 5 inverse
Scale 2153Scale 2153, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2129Scale 2129: Raga Nigamagamini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nigamagamini
Scale 2097Scale 2097, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2225Scale 2225: Ionian Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonian Pentatonic
Scale 2289Scale 2289, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2417Scale 2417, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2673Scale 2673, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3185Scale 3185: Messiaen mode 5 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 5 inverse
Scale 113Scale 113, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1137Scale 1137, 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