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Scale 581


i = imperfections

Tones4 (tetratonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,6,9}
Rotational Symmetrynone
Interval Spectrumpmn2st
Hemitonia0 (anhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 581 can be rotated to make 3 other scales.

Scale 1169
Scale 329
Scale 553


The tetratonic modal family [1169, 329, 553, 581] 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 1097

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 583
Scale 577
Scale 579
Scale 585diminished seventh
Scale 589
Scale 597
Scale 613
Scale 517
Scale 549
Scale 645
Scale 709
Scale 837
Scale 69
Scale 325
Scale 1093
Scale 1605
Scale 2629

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