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Scale 2871

Scale 2871, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,4,5,8,9,11}
Forte Number8-17
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 891
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector546652
Interval Spectrump5m6n6s4d5t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5,6}
<4> = {5,7}
<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 2871 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3483
Scale 3483, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3789
Scale 3789, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1971
Scale 1971, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3033
Scale 3033, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 891
Scale 891, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
7th mode:
Scale 2493
Scale 2493, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 1647
Scale 1647, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 891

Scale 891Scale 891, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [2871, 3483, 3789, 1971, 3033, 891, 2493, 1647] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [153, 531, 801, 2313]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2871 is 3483

Scale 3483Scale 3483, 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 2869Scale 2869: Ionian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonian Augmented
Scale 2867Scale 2867, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2875Scale 2875, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2879Scale 2879, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2855Scale 2855, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2863Scale 2863, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2839Scale 2839, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2903Scale 2903, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2935Scale 2935, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2999Scale 2999: Chromatic and Permuted Diatonic Dorian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic and Permuted Diatonic Dorian mixed
Scale 2615Scale 2615, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2743Scale 2743, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2359Scale 2359, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3383Scale 3383, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3895Scale 3895, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 823Scale 823, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1847Scale 1847, 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