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Scale 581

Scale 581, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones4 (tetratonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,6,9}
Forte Number4-27
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia0 (anhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 293
enantiomorph: 1097
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector012111
Interval Spectrumpmn2st
Distribution Spectra<1> = {2,3,4}
<2> = {5,6,7}
<3> = {8,9,10}
Spectra Variation1.5
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 581 can be rotated to make 3 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1169
Scale 1169: Raga Mahathi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mahathi
3rd mode:
Scale 329
Scale 329, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 553
Scale 553, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 293

Scale 293Scale 293: Raga Haripriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Haripriya


The tetratonic modal family [581, 1169, 329, 553] is the negative of the octatonic modal family [1463, 1757, 1771, 1883, 2779, 2933, 2989, 3437]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 581 is 1097

Scale 1097Scale 1097, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 581 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1097

Scale 1097Scale 1097, 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 583Scale 583, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 577Scale 577, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 579Scale 579, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 585Scale 585: Diminished Seventh, Ian Ring Music TheoryDiminished Seventh
Scale 589Scale 589, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 597Scale 597: Kung, Ian Ring Music TheoryKung
Scale 613Scale 613, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 517Scale 517, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 549Scale 549: Raga Bhavani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhavani
Scale 645Scale 645, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 709Scale 709: Raga Shri Kalyan, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Shri Kalyan
Scale 837Scale 837, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 69Scale 69, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 325Scale 325: Messiaen truncated mode 6, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen truncated mode 6
Scale 1093Scale 1093, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1605Scale 1605, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2629Scale 2629: Raga Shubravarni, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Shubravarni

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