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Scale 2487

Scale 2487, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,4,5,7,8,11}
Forte Number8-18
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 879
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 3507
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector546553
Interval Spectrump5m5n6s4d5t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5,6}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {6,7,8,9}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2487 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3291
Scale 3291, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3693
Scale 3693, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1947
Scale 1947, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3021
Scale 3021, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1779
Scale 1779, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 2937
Scale 2937, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 879
Scale 879, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 879

Scale 879Scale 879, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [2487, 3291, 3693, 1947, 3021, 1779, 2937, 879] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [147, 609, 777, 2121]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2487 is 3507

Scale 3507Scale 3507: Maqam Hijaz, Ian Ring Music TheoryMaqam Hijaz

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2487 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3507

Scale 3507Scale 3507: Maqam Hijaz, Ian Ring Music TheoryMaqam Hijaz

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 2485Scale 2485: Harmonic Major, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Major
Scale 2483Scale 2483: Double Harmonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDouble Harmonic
Scale 2491Scale 2491, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2495Scale 2495, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2471Scale 2471: Mela Ganamurti, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Ganamurti
Scale 2479Scale 2479, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2455Scale 2455, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2519Scale 2519, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2551Scale 2551, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2359Scale 2359, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2423Scale 2423, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2231Scale 2231, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2743Scale 2743, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2999Scale 2999, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3511Scale 3511, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 439Scale 439, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1463Scale 1463, 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