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Scale 261


i = imperfections

Tones3 (tritonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,8}
Rotational Symmetrynone
Interval Spectrummst
Hemitonia0 (anhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 261 can be rotated to make 2 other scales.

Scale 1089
Scale 81


The tritonic modal family [1089, 81, 261] is the negative of the nonatonic modal family [1503, 1917, 2007, 2799, 3051, 3447, 3573, 3771, 3933]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 261 is 1041 

Scale 1041

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 263
Scale 257
Scale 259
Scale 265
Scale 269
Scale 277
Scale 293
Scale 325
Scale 389
Scale 5
Scale 133
Scale 517
Scale 773
Scale 1285
Scale 2309

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