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Scale 497

Scale 497, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,4,5,6,7,8}
Forte Number6-Z37
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicyes
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes5
Prime?no
prime: 287
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector432321
Interval Spectrump2m3n2s3d4t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,4}
<2> = {2,5,8}
<3> = {3,6,9}
<4> = {4,7,10}
<5> = {8,11}
Spectra Variation4
Myhill Propertyno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 497 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 287
Scale 287, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2191
Scale 2191, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3143
Scale 3143, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3619
Scale 3619, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3857
Scale 3857, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 287

Scale 287Scale 287, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The hexatonic modal family [497, 287, 2191, 3143, 3619, 3857] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [119, 1799, 2107, 2947, 3101, 3521]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 497 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 497Scale 497, 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 499Scale 499, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 501Scale 501, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 505Scale 505, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 481Scale 481, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 489Scale 489, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 465Scale 465, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 433Scale 433: Raga Zilaf, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Zilaf
Scale 369Scale 369, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 241Scale 241, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 753Scale 753, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1009Scale 1009, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1521Scale 1521, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2545Scale 2545, 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