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Scale 2271

Scale 2271, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,3,4,6,7,11}
Forte Number8-4
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia4 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 447
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 3939
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector655552
Interval Spectrump5m5n5s5d6t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {2,3,5}
<3> = {3,4,6,7}
<4> = {4,5,7,8}
<5> = {5,6,8,9}
<6> = {7,9,10}
<7> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation3
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2271 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3183
Scale 3183, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3639
Scale 3639, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3867
Scale 3867, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3981
Scale 3981, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 2019
Scale 2019, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3057
Scale 3057, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 447
Scale 447, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 447

Scale 447Scale 447, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [2271, 3183, 3639, 3867, 3981, 2019, 3057, 447] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [39, 897, 2067, 3081]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2271 is 3939

Scale 3939Scale 3939, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2271 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3939

Scale 3939Scale 3939, 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 2269Scale 2269, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2267Scale 2267, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2263Scale 2263, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2255Scale 2255, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2287Scale 2287, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2303Scale 2303, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2207Scale 2207, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2239Scale 2239, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2143Scale 2143, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2399Scale 2399, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2527Scale 2527, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2783Scale 2783, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3295Scale 3295, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 223Scale 223, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1247Scale 1247, 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