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Scale 3241

Scale 3241, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,5,7,10,11}
Forte Number6-Z48
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 679
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector232341
Interval Spectrump4m3n2s3d2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,4,5}
<3> = {5,6,7}
<4> = {7,8,10}
<5> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3241 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 917
Scale 917, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1253
Scale 1253, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1337
Scale 1337, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 679
Scale 679, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
6th mode:
Scale 2387
Scale 2387, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 679

Scale 679Scale 679, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [3241, 917, 1253, 1337, 679, 2387] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [427, 1379, 1421, 1589, 2261, 2737]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3241 is 679

Scale 679Scale 679, 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 3243Scale 3243: Mela Rupavati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Rupavati
Scale 3245Scale 3245: Mela Varunapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Varunapriya
Scale 3233Scale 3233, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3237Scale 3237: Raga Brindabani Sarang, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Brindabani Sarang
Scale 3249Scale 3249: Raga Tilang, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Tilang
Scale 3257Scale 3257: Mela Calanata, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Calanata
Scale 3209Scale 3209, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3225Scale 3225, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3273Scale 3273: Raga Jivantini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jivantini
Scale 3305Scale 3305: Chromatic Hypophrygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Hypophrygian
Scale 3113Scale 3113, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3177Scale 3177, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3369Scale 3369, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3497Scale 3497, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3753Scale 3753, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2217Scale 2217: Raga Nata, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nata
Scale 2729Scale 2729, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1193Scale 1193: Minor Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Pentatonic

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