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Scale 3959

Scale 3959, Ian Ring Music Theory
ii

i = imperfections

Tones10 (decatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,4,5,6,8,9,10,11}
Forte Number10-4
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia8 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia6 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections2
Modes9
Prime?no
prime: 1919
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector888984
Interval Spectrump8m9n8s8d8t4
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3}
<3> = {3,4}
<4> = {4,5,6}
<5> = {5,6,7}
<6> = {6,7,8}
<7> = {8,9}
<8> = {9,10}
<9> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1.2
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3959 can be rotated to make 9 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 4027
Scale 4027, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 4061
Scale 4061, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2039
Scale 2039, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3067
Scale 3067, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3581
Scale 3581, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 1919
Scale 1919, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
8th mode:
Scale 3007
Scale 3007, Ian Ring Music Theory
9th mode:
Scale 3551
Scale 3551, Ian Ring Music Theory
10th mode:
Scale 3823
Scale 3823, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 1919

Scale 1919Scale 1919, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The decatonic modal family [3959, 4027, 4061, 2039, 3067, 3581, 1919, 3007, 3551, 3823] is the negative of the modal family [17, 257]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3959 is 3551

Scale 3551Scale 3551, 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 3957Scale 3957, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3955Scale 3955, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3963Scale 3963, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3967Scale 3967, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3943Scale 3943, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3951Scale 3951, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3927Scale 3927, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3895Scale 3895, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4023Scale 4023, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4087Scale 4087, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3703Scale 3703, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3831Scale 3831, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3447Scale 3447, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2935Scale 2935, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1911Scale 1911: Messiaen mode 3, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 3

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