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Scale 3901

Scale 3901, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones9 (nonatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,4,5,8,9,10,11}
Forte Number9-5
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia7 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia5 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections2
Modes8
Prime?no
prime: 991
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 1951
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector766674
Interval Spectrump7m6n6s6d7t4
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5}
<4> = {4,5,6}
<5> = {6,7,8}
<6> = {7,8,9}
<7> = {8,9,10}
<8> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation1.778
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3901 can be rotated to make 8 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1999
Scale 1999, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3047
Scale 3047, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3571
Scale 3571, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3833
Scale 3833, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 991
Scale 991, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
7th mode:
Scale 2543
Scale 2543, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3319
Scale 3319, Ian Ring Music Theory
9th mode:
Scale 3707
Scale 3707, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 991

Scale 991Scale 991, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The nonatonic modal family [3901, 1999, 3047, 3571, 3833, 991, 2543, 3319, 3707] is the negative of the tritonic modal family [67, 193, 2081]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3901 is 1951

Scale 1951Scale 1951, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 3901 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1951

Scale 1951Scale 1951, 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 3903Scale 3903, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3897Scale 3897, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3899Scale 3899, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3893Scale 3893, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3885Scale 3885, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3869Scale 3869, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3933Scale 3933, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3965Scale 3965: Messiaen mode 7 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 7 inverse
Scale 4029Scale 4029: Major/Minor mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor/Minor mixed
Scale 3645Scale 3645, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3773Scale 3773: Raga Malgunji, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Malgunji
Scale 3389Scale 3389, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2877Scale 2877, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1853Scale 1853, 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