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Scale 2953: "Ionylimic"

Scale 2953: Ionylimic, Ian Ring Music Theory

Bracelet Diagram

The bracelet shows tones that are in this scale, starting from the top (12 o'clock), going clockwise in ascending semitones. The "i" icon marks imperfect tones that do not have a tone a fifth above. Dotted lines indicate axes of symmetry.

Tonnetz Diagram

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Tonnetz diagrams are popular in Neo-Riemannian theory. Notes are arranged in a lattice where perfect 5th intervals are from left to right, major third are northeast, and major 6th intervals are northwest. Other directions are inverse of their opposite. This diagram helps to visualize common triads (they're triangles) and circle-of-fifth relationships (horizontal lines).

Common Names

Zeitler
Ionylimic

Analysis

Cardinality6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,7,8,9,11}
Forte Number6-15
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
Palindromicno
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 571
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes5
Prime?no
prime: 311
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector323421
Interval Spectrump2m4n3s2d3t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {2,3,4,5,7}
<3> = {4,6,8}
<4> = {5,7,8,9,10}
<5> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation3.333
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Ridge Tonesnone
ProprietyImproper
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2953 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 881
Scale 881: Aerothimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAerothimic
3rd mode:
Scale 311
Scale 311: Stagimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStagimicThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2203
Scale 2203: Dorimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDorimic
5th mode:
Scale 3149
Scale 3149: Phrycrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrycrimic
6th mode:
Scale 1811
Scale 1811: Kyptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKyptimic

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 311

Scale 311Scale 311: Stagimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStagimic

Complement

The hexatonic modal family [2953, 881, 311, 2203, 3149, 1811] (Forte: 6-15) is the complement of the hexatonic modal family [311, 881, 1811, 2203, 2953, 3149] (Forte: 6-15)

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2953 is 571

Scale 571Scale 571: Kynimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKynimic

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2953 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 571

Scale 571Scale 571: Kynimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKynimic

Transformations:

T0 2953  T0I 571
T1 1811  T1I 1142
T2 3622  T2I 2284
T3 3149  T3I 473
T4 2203  T4I 946
T5 311  T5I 1892
T6 622  T6I 3784
T7 1244  T7I 3473
T8 2488  T8I 2851
T9 881  T9I 1607
T10 1762  T10I 3214
T11 3524  T11I 2333

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 2955Scale 2955: Thorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryThorian
Scale 2957Scale 2957: Thygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryThygian
Scale 2945Scale 2945, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2949Scale 2949, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2961Scale 2961: Bygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBygimic
Scale 2969Scale 2969: Tholian, Ian Ring Music TheoryTholian
Scale 2985Scale 2985: Epacrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpacrian
Scale 3017Scale 3017: Gacrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryGacrian
Scale 2825Scale 2825, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2889Scale 2889: Thoptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryThoptimic
Scale 2697Scale 2697: Katagitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatagitonic
Scale 2441Scale 2441: Kyritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKyritonic
Scale 3465Scale 3465: Katathimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatathimic
Scale 3977Scale 3977: Kythian, Ian Ring Music TheoryKythian
Scale 905Scale 905: Bylitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBylitonic
Scale 1929Scale 1929: Aeolycrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolycrimic

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. Some scale names used on this and other pages are ©2005 William Zeitler (http://allthescales.org). Peruse this Bibliography.