Back to all scales
The Exciting Universe Of Music Theory

presents more than you ever wanted to know about...

Scale 507

Scale 507, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,4,5,6,7,8}
Forte Number8-4
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia4 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes7
Prime?no
prime: 447
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 3057
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector655552
Interval Spectrump5m5n5s5d6t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {2,3,5}
<3> = {3,4,6,7}
<4> = {4,5,7,8}
<5> = {5,6,8,9}
<6> = {7,9,10}
<7> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation3
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 507 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2301
Scale 2301, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1599
Scale 1599, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2847
Scale 2847, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3471
Scale 3471, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3783
Scale 3783, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3939
Scale 3939, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 4017
Scale 4017, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 447

Scale 447Scale 447, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The octatonic modal family [507, 2301, 1599, 2847, 3471, 3783, 3939, 4017] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [39, 897, 2067, 3081]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 507 is 3057

Scale 3057Scale 3057, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 507 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3057

Scale 3057Scale 3057, 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 505Scale 505, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 509Scale 509, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 511Scale 511, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 499Scale 499, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 503Scale 503, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 491Scale 491, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 475Scale 475, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 443Scale 443, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 379Scale 379, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 251Scale 251, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 763Scale 763, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1019Scale 1019, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1531Scale 1531, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2555Scale 2555, 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