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Scale 2241

Scale 2241, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones4 (tetratonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,6,7,11}
Forte Number4-8
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 99
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector200121
Interval Spectrump2md2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,4,6}
<2> = {5,7}
<3> = {6,8,11}
Spectra Variation3
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2241 can be rotated to make 3 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 99
Scale 99, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2097
Scale 2097, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 387
Scale 387, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 99

Scale 99Scale 99, Ian Ring Music Theory


The tetratonic modal family [2241, 99, 2097, 387] is the negative of the octatonic modal family [927, 999, 2511, 2547, 3303, 3321, 3699, 3897]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2241 is 99

Scale 99Scale 99, 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 2243Scale 2243, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2245Scale 2245: Raga Vaijayanti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vaijayanti
Scale 2249Scale 2249: Raga Multani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Multani
Scale 2257Scale 2257: Lydian Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Pentatonic
Scale 2273Scale 2273, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2177Scale 2177, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2209Scale 2209, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2113Scale 2113, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2369Scale 2369, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2497Scale 2497, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2753Scale 2753, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3265Scale 3265, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 193Scale 193: Raga Ongkari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Ongkari
Scale 1217Scale 1217, 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