Back to all scales
The Exciting Universe Of Music Theory

presents more than you ever wanted to know about...

Scale 3413: "Leading Whole-tone"

Scale 3413: Leading Whole-tone, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,6,8,10,11}
Forte Number7-33
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Imperfections5
Modes6
Prime?no
prime: 1367
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector262623
Interval Spectrump2m6n2s6d2t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {8,9,10}
<6> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.429
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicyes

Harmonic Chords

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3413 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1877
Scale 1877, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1493
Scale 1493: Lydian Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Minor
4th mode:
Scale 1397
Scale 1397: Major Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor Locrian
5th mode:
Scale 1373
Scale 1373, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1367
Scale 1367: Leading Whole-Tone inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-Tone inverseThis is the prime mode
7th mode:
Scale 2731
Scale 2731: Neapolitan Major, Ian Ring Music TheoryNeapolitan Major

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1367

Scale 1367Scale 1367: Leading Whole-Tone inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-Tone inverse

Negative

The heptatonic modal family [3413, 1877, 1493, 1397, 1373, 1367, 2731] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [341, 1109, 1301, 1349, 1361]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3413 is 1367

Scale 1367Scale 1367: Leading Whole-Tone inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-Tone inverse

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 3415Scale 3415, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3409Scale 3409, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3411Scale 3411: Enigmatic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEnigmatic
Scale 3417Scale 3417, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3421Scale 3421, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3397Scale 3397, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3405Scale 3405, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3429Scale 3429, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3445Scale 3445: Messiaen mode 6 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 6 inverse
Scale 3349Scale 3349, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3381Scale 3381, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3477Scale 3477, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3541Scale 3541, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3157Scale 3157, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3285Scale 3285: Mela Citrambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Citrambari
Scale 3669Scale 3669, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3925Scale 3925, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2389Scale 2389: Eskimo Hexatonic 2, Ian Ring Music TheoryEskimo Hexatonic 2
Scale 2901Scale 2901: Lydian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Augmented
Scale 1365Scale 1365: Whole-tone, Ian Ring Music TheoryWhole-tone

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