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Scale 399

Scale 399, Ian Ring Music Theory
ii

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,3,7,8}
Forte Number6-Z38
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections2
Modes5
Prime?yes
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector421242
Interval Spectrump4m2ns2d4t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,4}
<2> = {2,5}
<3> = {3,6,9}
<4> = {7,10}
<5> = {8,11}
Spectra Variation3
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 399 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2247
Scale 2247: Raga Vijayasri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vijayasri
3rd mode:
Scale 3171
Scale 3171, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3633
Scale 3633, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 483
Scale 483, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 2289
Scale 2289, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

This is the prime form of this scale.

Negative

The hexatonic modal family [399, 2247, 3171, 3633, 483, 2289] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [231, 903, 2163, 2499, 3129, 3297]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 399 is 3633

Scale 3633Scale 3633, 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 397Scale 397: Hirajoshi, Ian Ring Music TheoryHirajoshi
Scale 395Scale 395: Balinese, Ian Ring Music TheoryBalinese
Scale 391Scale 391, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 407Scale 407, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 415Scale 415, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 431Scale 431, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 463Scale 463, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 271Scale 271, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 335Scale 335, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 143Scale 143, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 655Scale 655, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 911Scale 911, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1423Scale 1423, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2447Scale 2447, 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