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Scale 3033

Scale 3033, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,6,7,8,9,11}
Forte Number8-17
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 891
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


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3033 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 891
Scale 891, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2493
Scale 2493, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1647
Scale 1647, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2871
Scale 2871, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3483
Scale 3483, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3789
Scale 3789, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 1971
Scale 1971, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 891

Scale 891Scale 891, Ian Ring Music Theory


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


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3033 is 891

Scale 891Scale 891, 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 3035Scale 3035, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3037Scale 3037: nine tone scale, Ian Ring Music Theorynine tone scale
Scale 3025Scale 3025, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3029Scale 3029, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3017Scale 3017, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3049Scale 3049, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3065Scale 3065, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2969Scale 2969, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3001Scale 3001, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2905Scale 2905: Aeolian flat 1, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolian flat 1
Scale 2777Scale 2777: Aeolian Harmonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolian Harmonic
Scale 2521Scale 2521: Mela Dhatuvardhani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Dhatuvardhani
Scale 3545Scale 3545, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4057Scale 4057, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 985Scale 985: Mela Sucaritra, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Sucaritra
Scale 2009Scale 2009, 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