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Scale 2933

Scale 2933, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,5,6,8,9,11}
Forte Number8-27
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 1463
enantiomorph: 1499
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector456553
Interval Spectrump5m5n6s5d4t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {7,8}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.25
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2933 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1757
Scale 1757, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1463
Scale 1463, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2779
Scale 2779: Shostakovich, Ian Ring Music TheoryShostakovich
5th mode:
Scale 3437
Scale 3437, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1883
Scale 1883, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 2989
Scale 2989: Bebop Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Minor
8th mode:
Scale 1771
Scale 1771, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 1463

Scale 1463Scale 1463, Ian Ring Music Theory


The octatonic modal family [2933, 1757, 1463, 2779, 3437, 1883, 2989, 1771] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [293, 593, 649, 1097]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2933 is 1499

Scale 1499Scale 1499: Bebop Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Locrian


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2933 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1499

Scale 1499Scale 1499: Bebop Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Locrian

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 2935Scale 2935, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2929Scale 2929, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2931Scale 2931, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2937Scale 2937, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2941Scale 2941, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2917Scale 2917: Nohkan Flute scale, Ian Ring Music TheoryNohkan Flute scale
Scale 2925Scale 2925: Diminished, Ian Ring Music TheoryDiminished
Scale 2901Scale 2901: Lydian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Augmented
Scale 2869Scale 2869: Ionian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonian Augmented
Scale 2997Scale 2997: Major Bebop, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor Bebop
Scale 3061Scale 3061, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2677Scale 2677, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2805Scale 2805: Ishikotsucho, Ian Ring Music TheoryIshikotsucho
Scale 2421Scale 2421, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3445Scale 3445: Messiaen mode 6 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 6 inverse
Scale 3957Scale 3957, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 885Scale 885, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1909Scale 1909, 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