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Scale 2861

Scale 2861, Ian Ring Music Theory

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Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,5,8,9,11}
Forte Number7-31
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 731
enantiomorph: 1691
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector336333
Interval Spectrump3m3n6s3d3t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {3,4,5}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {7,8,9}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation1.714
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2861 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1739
Scale 1739: Mela Sadvidhamargini, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Sadvidhamargini
3rd mode:
Scale 2917
Scale 2917: Nohkan Flute scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryNohkan Flute scale
4th mode:
Scale 1753
Scale 1753: Hungarian Major, Ian Ring Music TheoryHungarian Major
5th mode:
Scale 731
Scale 731, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
6th mode:
Scale 2413
Scale 2413: Locrian nr.2, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian nr.2
7th mode:
Scale 1627
Scale 1627, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 731

Scale 731Scale 731, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [2861, 1739, 2917, 1753, 731, 2413, 1627] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [587, 601, 713, 1609, 2341]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2861 is 1691

Scale 1691Scale 1691, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2861 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1691

Scale 1691Scale 1691, 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 2863Scale 2863, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2857Scale 2857, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2859Scale 2859, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2853Scale 2853, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2869Scale 2869: Ionian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonian Augmented
Scale 2877Scale 2877, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2829Scale 2829, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2845Scale 2845, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2893Scale 2893, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2925Scale 2925: Diminished, Ian Ring Music TheoryDiminished
Scale 2989Scale 2989: Bebop Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Minor
Scale 2605Scale 2605, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2733Scale 2733: Melodic Minor ascending, Ian Ring Music TheoryMelodic Minor ascending
Scale 2349Scale 2349: Raga Ghantana, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Ghantana
Scale 3373Scale 3373, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3885Scale 3885, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 813Scale 813, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1837Scale 1837, 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