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Scale 453: "Raditonic"

Scale 453: Raditonic, Ian Ring Music Theory

Bracelet Diagram

Tonnetz Diagram


Common Names



Cardinality5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,6,7,8}
Forte Number5-15
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axes1
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 327
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector220222
Interval Spectrump2m2s2d2t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {2,5,6}
<3> = {6,7,10}
<4> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.8
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tones[2]


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 453 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1137
Scale 1137: Stonitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStonitonic
3rd mode:
Scale 327
Scale 327: Syptitonic, Ian Ring Music TheorySyptitonicThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2211
Scale 2211: Raga Gauri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gauri
5th mode:
Scale 3153
Scale 3153: Zathitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZathitonic


The prime form of this scale is Scale 327

Scale 327Scale 327: Syptitonic, Ian Ring Music TheorySyptitonic


The pentatonic modal family [453, 1137, 327, 2211, 3153] (Forte: 5-15) is the complement of the heptatonic modal family [471, 1479, 1821, 2283, 2787, 3189, 3441] (Forte: 7-15)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 453 is 1137

Scale 1137Scale 1137: Stonitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStonitonic


T0 453  T0I 1137
T1 906  T1I 2274
T2 1812  T2I 453
T3 3624  T3I 906
T4 3153  T4I 1812
T5 2211  T5I 3624
T6 327  T6I 3153
T7 654  T7I 2211
T8 1308  T8I 327
T9 2616  T9I 654
T10 1137  T10I 1308
T11 2274  T11I 2616

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 455Scale 455: Messiaen Mode 5, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen Mode 5
Scale 449Scale 449, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 451Scale 451: Raga Saugandhini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Saugandhini
Scale 457Scale 457: Staptitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStaptitonic
Scale 461Scale 461: Raga Syamalam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Syamalam
Scale 469Scale 469: Katyrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatyrimic
Scale 485Scale 485: Stoptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStoptimic
Scale 389Scale 389, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 421Scale 421: Han-kumoi, Ian Ring Music TheoryHan-kumoi
Scale 325Scale 325: Messiaen Truncated Mode 6, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen Truncated Mode 6
Scale 197Scale 197, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 709Scale 709: Raga Shri Kalyan, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Shri Kalyan
Scale 965Scale 965: Ionothimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonothimic
Scale 1477Scale 1477: Raga Jaganmohanam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jaganmohanam
Scale 2501Scale 2501: Ralimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRalimic

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. Bibliography