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Scale 2901: "Lydian Augmented"

Scale 2901: Lydian Augmented, Ian Ring Music Theory

Bracelet Diagram

Tonnetz Diagram


Common Names

Western Modern
Lydian Augmented
Western Altered
Lydian Sharp 5


Cardinality7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,6,8,9,11}
Forte Number7-34
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axes4
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 1371
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector254442
Interval Spectrump4m4n4s5d2t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {8,9}
<6> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.143
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tones[8]

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2901 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1749
Scale 1749: Acoustic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAcoustic
3rd mode:
Scale 1461
Scale 1461: Major-Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor-Minor
4th mode:
Scale 1389
Scale 1389: Minor Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Locrian
5th mode:
Scale 1371
Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrianThis is the prime mode
6th mode:
Scale 2733
Scale 2733: Melodic Minor Ascending, Ian Ring Music TheoryMelodic Minor Ascending
7th mode:
Scale 1707
Scale 1707: Dorian Flat 2, Ian Ring Music TheoryDorian Flat 2


The prime form of this scale is Scale 1371

Scale 1371Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrian


The heptatonic modal family [2901, 1749, 1461, 1389, 1371, 2733, 1707] (Forte: 7-34) is the complement of the pentatonic modal family [597, 681, 1173, 1317, 1353] (Forte: 5-34)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2901 is 1371

Scale 1371Scale 1371: Superlocrian, Ian Ring Music TheorySuperlocrian


T0 2901  T0I 1371
T1 1707  T1I 2742
T2 3414  T2I 1389
T3 2733  T3I 2778
T4 1371  T4I 1461
T5 2742  T5I 2922
T6 1389  T6I 1749
T7 2778  T7I 3498
T8 1461  T8I 2901
T9 2922  T9I 1707
T10 1749  T10I 3414
T11 3498  T11I 2733

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 2903Scale 2903: Gothyllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryGothyllic
Scale 2897Scale 2897: Rycrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRycrimic
Scale 2899Scale 2899: Kagian, Ian Ring Music TheoryKagian
Scale 2905Scale 2905: Aeolian Flat 1, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolian Flat 1
Scale 2909Scale 2909: Mocryllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMocryllic
Scale 2885Scale 2885: Byrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryByrimic
Scale 2893Scale 2893: Lylian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLylian
Scale 2917Scale 2917: Nohkan Flute scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryNohkan Flute scale
Scale 2933Scale 2933, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2837Scale 2837: Aelothimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAelothimic
Scale 2869Scale 2869: Ionian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonian Augmented
Scale 2965Scale 2965: Darian, Ian Ring Music TheoryDarian
Scale 3029Scale 3029: Ionocryllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonocryllic
Scale 2645Scale 2645: Raga Mruganandana, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mruganandana
Scale 2773Scale 2773: Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian
Scale 2389Scale 2389: Eskimo Hexatonic 2, Ian Ring Music TheoryEskimo Hexatonic 2
Scale 3413Scale 3413: Leading Whole-tone, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-tone
Scale 3925Scale 3925: Thyryllic, Ian Ring Music TheoryThyryllic
Scale 853Scale 853: Epothimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpothimic
Scale 1877Scale 1877: Aeroptian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeroptian

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. Bibliography