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Scale 3053

Scale 3053, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones9 (nonatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,11}
Forte Number9-10
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
prime: 1759
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector668664
Interval Spectrump6m6n8s6d6t4
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3}
<3> = {3,4,5}
<4> = {4,5,6}
<5> = {6,7,8}
<6> = {7,8,9}
<7> = {9,10}
<8> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.333
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3053 can be rotated to make 8 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1787
Scale 1787, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2941
Scale 2941, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1759
Scale 1759, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2927
Scale 2927, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3511
Scale 3511, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3803
Scale 3803, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3949
Scale 3949, Ian Ring Music Theory
9th mode:
Scale 2011
Scale 2011, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 1759

Scale 1759Scale 1759, Ian Ring Music Theory


The nonatonic modal family [3053, 1787, 2941, 1759, 2927, 3511, 3803, 3949, 2011] is the negative of the tritonic modal family [73, 521, 577]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3053 is 1787

Scale 1787Scale 1787, 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 3055Scale 3055: Messiaen mode 7, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 7
Scale 3049Scale 3049, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3051Scale 3051, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3045Scale 3045, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3061Scale 3061, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3069Scale 3069: Maqam Shawq Afza, Ian Ring Music TheoryMaqam Shawq Afza
Scale 3021Scale 3021, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3037Scale 3037: nine tone scale, Ian Ring Music Theorynine tone scale
Scale 2989Scale 2989: Bebop Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Minor
Scale 2925Scale 2925: Diminished, Ian Ring Music TheoryDiminished
Scale 2797Scale 2797, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2541Scale 2541: Algerian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAlgerian
Scale 3565Scale 3565, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4077Scale 4077, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1005Scale 1005, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2029Scale 2029: Kiourdi, Ian Ring Music TheoryKiourdi

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