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Scale 3949

Scale 3949, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones9 (nonatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,5,6,8,9,10,11}
Forte Number9-10
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes8
Prime?no
prime: 1759
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector668664
Interval Spectrump6m6n8s6d6t4
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3}
<3> = {3,4,5}
<4> = {4,5,6}
<5> = {6,7,8}
<6> = {7,8,9}
<7> = {9,10}
<8> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.333
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3949 can be rotated to make 8 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2011
Scale 2011, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3053
Scale 3053, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1787
Scale 1787, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2941
Scale 2941, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1759
Scale 1759, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
7th mode:
Scale 2927
Scale 2927, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3511
Scale 3511, Ian Ring Music Theory
9th mode:
Scale 3803
Scale 3803, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1759

Scale 1759Scale 1759, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The nonatonic modal family [3949, 2011, 3053, 1787, 2941, 1759, 2927, 3511, 3803] is the negative of the tritonic modal family [73, 521, 577]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3949 is 1759

Scale 1759Scale 1759, 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 3951Scale 3951, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3945Scale 3945, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3947Scale 3947, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3941Scale 3941, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3957Scale 3957, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3965Scale 3965: Messiaen mode 7 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 7 inverse
Scale 3917Scale 3917, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3933Scale 3933, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3885Scale 3885, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4013Scale 4013: Raga Pilu, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Pilu
Scale 4077Scale 4077, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3693Scale 3693, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3821Scale 3821, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3437Scale 3437, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2925Scale 2925: Diminished, Ian Ring Music TheoryDiminished
Scale 1901Scale 1901, 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