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Scale 4029: "Major/Minor mixed"

Scale 4029: Major/Minor mixed, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones10 (decatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11}
Forte Number10-5
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia8 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia6 (multicohemitonic)
prime: 1983
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector888894
Interval Spectrump9m8n8s8d8t4
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2}
<2> = {2,3}
<3> = {3,4}
<4> = {4,5}
<5> = {5,6,7}
<6> = {7,8}
<7> = {8,9}
<8> = {9,10}
<9> = {10,11}
Spectra Variation1
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 4029 can be rotated to make 9 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2031
Scale 2031, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3063
Scale 3063, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3579
Scale 3579, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3837
Scale 3837: Minor Pentatonic with leading tones, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Pentatonic with leading tones
6th mode:
Scale 1983
Scale 1983, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
7th mode:
Scale 3039
Scale 3039, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3567
Scale 3567, Ian Ring Music Theory
9th mode:
Scale 3831
Scale 3831, Ian Ring Music Theory
10th mode:
Scale 3963
Scale 3963, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 1983

Scale 1983Scale 1983, Ian Ring Music Theory


The decatonic modal family [4029, 2031, 3063, 3579, 3837, 1983, 3039, 3567, 3831, 3963] is the negative of the modal family [33, 129]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 4029 is 1983

Scale 1983Scale 1983, 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 4031Scale 4031, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4025Scale 4025, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4027Scale 4027, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4021Scale 4021: Raga Pahadi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Pahadi
Scale 4013Scale 4013: Raga Pilu, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Pilu
Scale 3997Scale 3997, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4061Scale 4061, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4093Scale 4093, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3901Scale 3901, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3965Scale 3965: Messiaen mode 7 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 7 inverse
Scale 3773Scale 3773: Raga Malgunji, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Malgunji
Scale 3517Scale 3517, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3005Scale 3005, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1981Scale 1981: Houseini, Ian Ring Music TheoryHouseini

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