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Scale 3891

Scale 3891, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,5,8,9,10,11}
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 3891 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3993
Scale 3993, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1011
Scale 1011, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2553
Scale 2553, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 831
Scale 831, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
6th mode:
Scale 2463
Scale 2463, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3279
Scale 3279, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3687
Scale 3687, 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 [3891, 3993, 1011, 2553, 831, 2463, 3279, 3687] 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 3891 is 2463

Scale 2463Scale 2463, 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 3889Scale 3889, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3893Scale 3893, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3895Scale 3895, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3899Scale 3899, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3875Scale 3875, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3883Scale 3883, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3859Scale 3859, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3923Scale 3923, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3955Scale 3955, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4019Scale 4019, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3635Scale 3635, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3763Scale 3763, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3379Scale 3379: Verdi's Scala enigmatica descending, Ian Ring Music TheoryVerdi's Scala enigmatica descending
Scale 2867Scale 2867, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1843Scale 1843, 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