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Scale 2555: "Bythygic"

Scale 2555: Bythygic, Ian Ring Music Theory

Bracelet Diagram

The bracelet shows tones that are in this scale, starting from the top (12 o'clock), going clockwise in ascending semitones. The "i" icon marks imperfect tones that do not have a tone a fifth above. Dotted lines indicate axes of symmetry.

Tonnetz Diagram

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Tonnetz diagrams are popular in Neo-Riemannian theory. Notes are arranged in a lattice where perfect 5th intervals are from left to right, major third are northeast, and major 6th intervals are northwest. Other directions are inverse of their opposite. This diagram helps to visualize common triads (they're triangles) and circle-of-fifth relationships (horizontal lines).

Common Names

Zeitler
Bythygic

Analysis

Cardinality9 (nonatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,4,5,6,7,8,11}
Forte Number9-4
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
Palindromicno
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 3059
Hemitonia7 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia5 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections2
Modes8
Prime?no
prime: 959
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector766773
Interval Spectrump7m7n6s6d7t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5}
<4> = {4,5,6,7}
<5> = {5,6,7,8}
<6> = {7,8,9}
<7> = {8,9,10}
<8> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Ridge Tonesnone
ProprietyImproper
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2555 can be rotated to make 8 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3325
Scale 3325: Mixolygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMixolygic
3rd mode:
Scale 1855
Scale 1855: Gaptygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryGaptygic
4th mode:
Scale 2975
Scale 2975: Aeroptygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeroptygic
5th mode:
Scale 3535
Scale 3535: Mylygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMylygic
6th mode:
Scale 3815
Scale 3815: Galygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryGalygic
7th mode:
Scale 3955
Scale 3955: Pothygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPothygic
8th mode:
Scale 4025
Scale 4025: Kalygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKalygic
9th mode:
Scale 1015
Scale 1015: Ionodygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonodygic

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 959

Scale 959Scale 959: Katylygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatylygic

Complement

The nonatonic modal family [2555, 3325, 1855, 2975, 3535, 3815, 3955, 4025, 1015] (Forte: 9-4) is the complement of the tritonic modal family [35, 385, 2065] (Forte: 3-4)

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2555 is 3059

Scale 3059Scale 3059: Madygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMadygic

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2555 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3059

Scale 3059Scale 3059: Madygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMadygic

Transformations:

T0 2555  T0I 3059
T1 1015  T1I 2023
T2 2030  T2I 4046
T3 4060  T3I 3997
T4 4025  T4I 3899
T5 3955  T5I 3703
T6 3815  T6I 3311
T7 3535  T7I 2527
T8 2975  T8I 959
T9 1855  T9I 1918
T10 3710  T10I 3836
T11 3325  T11I 3577

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 2553Scale 2553: Aeolaptyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolaptyllic
Scale 2557Scale 2557: Dothygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDothygic
Scale 2559Scale 2559: Zogyllian, Ian Ring Music TheoryZogyllian
Scale 2547Scale 2547: Raga Ramkali, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Ramkali
Scale 2551Scale 2551: Thocrygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryThocrygic
Scale 2539Scale 2539: Half-Diminished Bebop, Ian Ring Music TheoryHalf-Diminished Bebop
Scale 2523Scale 2523: Rygyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRygyllic
Scale 2491Scale 2491: Layllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryLayllic
Scale 2427Scale 2427: Katoryllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatoryllic
Scale 2299Scale 2299: Phraptyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhraptyllic
Scale 2811Scale 2811: Barygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBarygic
Scale 3067Scale 3067: Goptyllian, Ian Ring Music TheoryGoptyllian
Scale 3579Scale 3579: Zyphyllian, Ian Ring Music TheoryZyphyllian
Scale 507Scale 507: Moryllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMoryllic
Scale 1531Scale 1531: Styptygic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStyptygic

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. Some scale names used on this and other pages are ©2005 William Zeitler (http://allthescales.org). Peruse this Bibliography.