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Scale 2281

Scale 2281, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,5,6,7,11}
Forte Number6-Z17
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 407
enantiomorph: 739
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector322332
Interval Spectrump3m3n2s2d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {4,6,8}
<4> = {7,8,9,10}
<5> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.667
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2281 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 797
Scale 797, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1223
Scale 1223, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2659
Scale 2659, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3377
Scale 3377, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 467
Scale 467: Raga Dhavalangam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Dhavalangam


The prime form of this scale is Scale 407

Scale 407Scale 407, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [2281, 797, 1223, 2659, 3377, 467] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [359, 907, 1649, 2227, 2501, 3161]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2281 is 739

Scale 739Scale 739, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2281 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 739

Scale 739Scale 739, 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 2283Scale 2283, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2285Scale 2285, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2273Scale 2273, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2277Scale 2277, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2289Scale 2289, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2297Scale 2297, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2249Scale 2249: Raga Multani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Multani
Scale 2265Scale 2265: Raga Rasamanjari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rasamanjari
Scale 2217Scale 2217: Raga Nata, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nata
Scale 2153Scale 2153, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2409Scale 2409, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2537Scale 2537, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2793Scale 2793, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3305Scale 3305: Chromatic Hypophrygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Hypophrygian
Scale 233Scale 233, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1257Scale 1257: Blues scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryBlues scale

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