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Scale 3885

Scale 3885, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,5,8,9,10,11}
Forte Number8-13
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 735
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 1695
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector556453
Interval Spectrump5m4n6s5d5t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {3,4,5,6}
<4> = {4,5,6,7,8}
<5> = {6,7,8,9}
<6> = {7,8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.5
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3885 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1995
Scale 1995, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3045
Scale 3045, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1785
Scale 1785, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 735
Scale 735, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
6th mode:
Scale 2415
Scale 2415, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3255
Scale 3255, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3675
Scale 3675, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 735

Scale 735Scale 735, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [3885, 1995, 3045, 1785, 735, 2415, 3255, 3675] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [75, 705, 1545, 2085]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3885 is 1695

Scale 1695Scale 1695, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 3885 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1695

Scale 1695Scale 1695, 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 3887Scale 3887, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3881Scale 3881, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3883Scale 3883, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3877Scale 3877, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3893Scale 3893, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3901Scale 3901, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3853Scale 3853, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3869Scale 3869, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3917Scale 3917, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3949Scale 3949, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4013Scale 4013: Raga Pilu, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Pilu
Scale 3629Scale 3629, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3757Scale 3757: Raga Mian Ki Malhar, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mian Ki Malhar
Scale 3373Scale 3373, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2861Scale 2861, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1837Scale 1837, 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