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Scale 3485: "Sabach"

Also known as: Sambah

Scale 3485: Sabach, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,4,7,8,10,11}
Forte Number8-19
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 887
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 1847
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector545752
Interval Spectrump5m7n5s4d5t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {6,7,8}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation1.75
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3485 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1895
Scale 1895, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2995
Scale 2995: Raga Saurashtra, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Saurashtra
4th mode:
Scale 3545
Scale 3545, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 955
Scale 955, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 2525
Scale 2525, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 1655
Scale 1655, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 2875
Scale 2875, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 887

Scale 887Scale 887, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [3485, 1895, 2995, 3545, 955, 2525, 1655, 2875] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [275, 305, 785, 2185]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3485 is 1847

Scale 1847Scale 1847, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 3485 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1847

Scale 1847Scale 1847, 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 3487Scale 3487, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3481Scale 3481, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3483Scale 3483, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3477Scale 3477, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3469Scale 3469, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3501Scale 3501: Maqam Nahawand, Ian Ring Music TheoryMaqam Nahawand
Scale 3517Scale 3517, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3549Scale 3549: Messiaen mode 3 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 3 inverse
Scale 3357Scale 3357, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3421Scale 3421, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3229Scale 3229, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3741Scale 3741, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3997Scale 3997, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2461Scale 2461, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2973Scale 2973, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1437Scale 1437: Sabach ascending, Ian Ring Music TheorySabach ascending

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