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Scale 281

Scale 281, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones4 (tetratonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,8}
Forte Number4-19
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia1 (unhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes3
Prime?no
prime: 275
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 785
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector101310
Interval Spectrumpm3nd
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3,4}
<2> = {4,5,7,8}
<3> = {8,9,11}
Spectra Variation2.5
Myhill Propertyno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 281 can be rotated to make 3 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 547
Scale 547, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2321
Scale 2321, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 401
Scale 401, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 275

Scale 275Scale 275, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The tetratonic modal family [281, 547, 2321, 401] is the negative of the octatonic modal family [887, 1847, 1907, 2491, 2971, 3001, 3293, 3533]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 281 is 785

Scale 785Scale 785, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 281 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 785

Scale 785Scale 785, 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 283Scale 283, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 285Scale 285, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 273Scale 273: Augmented Triad, Ian Ring Music TheoryAugmented Triad
Scale 277Scale 277, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 265Scale 265, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 297Scale 297, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 313Scale 313, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 345Scale 345, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 409Scale 409, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 25Scale 25, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 153Scale 153, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 537Scale 537, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 793Scale 793, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1305Scale 1305, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2329Scale 2329, 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