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Scale 3533

Scale 3533, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,6,7,8,10,11}
Forte Number8-19
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 887
enantiomorph: 1655
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


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3533 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1907
Scale 1907, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3001
Scale 3001, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 887
Scale 887, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2491
Scale 2491, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3293
Scale 3293, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 1847
Scale 1847, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 2971
Scale 2971, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 887

Scale 887Scale 887, Ian Ring Music Theory


The octatonic modal family [3533, 1907, 3001, 887, 2491, 3293, 1847, 2971] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [275, 305, 785, 2185]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3533 is 1655

Scale 1655Scale 1655, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 3533 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1655

Scale 1655Scale 1655, 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 3535Scale 3535, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3529Scale 3529, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3531Scale 3531: Neveseri, Ian Ring Music TheoryNeveseri
Scale 3525Scale 3525, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3541Scale 3541, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3549Scale 3549: Messiaen mode 3 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 3 inverse
Scale 3565Scale 3565, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3469Scale 3469, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3501Scale 3501: Maqam Nahawand, Ian Ring Music TheoryMaqam Nahawand
Scale 3405Scale 3405, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3277Scale 3277: Mela Nitimati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Nitimati
Scale 3789Scale 3789, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4045Scale 4045, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2509Scale 2509: Double Harmonic Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryDouble Harmonic Minor
Scale 3021Scale 3021, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1485Scale 1485: Minor Romani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani

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