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Scale 455: "Messiaen mode 5"

Also known as: Two-semitone Tritone scale

Scale 455: Messiaen mode 5, Ian Ring Music Theory
ii

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,6,7,8}
Forte Number6-7
Rotational Symmetry6 semitones
Palindromicno
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections2
Modes2
Prime?yes
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector420243
Interval Spectrump4m2s2d4t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,4}
<2> = {2,5}
<3> = {6}
<4> = {7,10}
<5> = {8,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 455 can be rotated to make 2 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2275
Scale 2275: Messiaen Mode 5, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen Mode 5
3rd mode:
Scale 3185
Scale 3185: Messiaen mode 5 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 5 inverse

Prime

This is the prime form of this scale.

Negative

The hexatonic modal family [455, 2275, 3185] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [455, 2275, 3185]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 455 is 3185

Scale 3185Scale 3185: Messiaen mode 5 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 5 inverse

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 453Scale 453, Ian Ring Music Theory
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Scale 471Scale 471, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 487Scale 487, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 391Scale 391, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 423Scale 423, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 327Scale 327, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 199Scale 199: Raga Nabhomani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nabhomani
Scale 711Scale 711: Raga Chandrajyoti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Chandrajyoti
Scale 967Scale 967: Mela Salaga, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Salaga
Scale 1479Scale 1479: Mela Jalarnava, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jalarnava
Scale 2503Scale 2503: Mela Jhalavarali, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jhalavarali

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