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Scale 3279

Scale 3279, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,3,6,7,10,11}
Forte Number8-7
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia4 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 831
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector645652
Interval Spectrump5m6n5s4d6t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3}
<2> = {2,4}
<3> = {3,5,7}
<4> = {4,6,8}
<5> = {5,7,9}
<6> = {8,10}
<7> = {9,11}
Spectra Variation2.5
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3279 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3687
Scale 3687, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3891
Scale 3891, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3993
Scale 3993, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1011
Scale 1011, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 2553
Scale 2553, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 831
Scale 831, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
8th mode:
Scale 2463
Scale 2463, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 831

Scale 831Scale 831, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [3279, 3687, 3891, 3993, 1011, 2553, 831, 2463] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [51, 771, 2073, 2433]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3279 is 3687

Scale 3687Scale 3687, 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 3277Scale 3277: Mela Nitimati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Nitimati
Scale 3275Scale 3275: Mela Divyamani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Divyamani
Scale 3271Scale 3271: Mela Raghupriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Raghupriya
Scale 3287Scale 3287, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3295Scale 3295, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3311Scale 3311, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3215Scale 3215, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3247Scale 3247, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3151Scale 3151, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3407Scale 3407, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3535Scale 3535, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3791Scale 3791, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2255Scale 2255, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2767Scale 2767, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1231Scale 1231, 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