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Scale 457

Scale 457, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,6,7,8}
Forte Number5-Z38
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes4
Prime?no
prime: 295
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 625
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector212221
Interval Spectrump2m2n2sd2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3,4}
<2> = {2,4,5,6,7}
<3> = {5,6,7,8,10}
<4> = {8,9,11}
Spectra Variation3.2
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 457 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 569
Scale 569, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 583
Scale 583, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2339
Scale 2339: Raga Kshanika, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kshanika
5th mode:
Scale 3217
Scale 3217, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 295

Scale 295Scale 295, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The pentatonic modal family [457, 569, 583, 2339, 3217] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [439, 1763, 1819, 2267, 2929, 2957, 3181]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 457 is 625

Scale 625Scale 625, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 457 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 625

Scale 625Scale 625, 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 459Scale 459, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 461Scale 461: Raga Syamalam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Syamalam
Scale 449Scale 449, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 453Scale 453, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 465Scale 465, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 473Scale 473, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 489Scale 489, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 393Scale 393, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 425Scale 425: Raga Kokil Pancham, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kokil Pancham
Scale 329Scale 329, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 201Scale 201, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 713Scale 713, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 969Scale 969, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1481Scale 1481, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2505Scale 2505, 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