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Scale 601

Scale 601, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,6,9}
Forte Number5-31
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia1 (unhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes4
Prime?no
prime: 587
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 841
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector114112
Interval Spectrumpmn4sdt2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {3,4,5,6}
<3> = {6,7,8,9}
<4> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 601 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 587
Scale 587, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2341
Scale 2341: Raga Priyadharshini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Priyadharshini
4th mode:
Scale 1609
Scale 1609, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 713
Scale 713, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 587

Scale 587Scale 587, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The pentatonic modal family [601, 587, 2341, 1609, 713] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [731, 1627, 1739, 1753, 2413, 2861, 2917]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 601 is 841

Scale 841Scale 841, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 601 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 841

Scale 841Scale 841, 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 603Scale 603, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 605Scale 605, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 593Scale 593, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 597Scale 597: Kung, Ian Ring Music TheoryKung
Scale 585Scale 585: Diminished Seventh, Ian Ring Music TheoryDiminished Seventh
Scale 617Scale 617, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 633Scale 633, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 537Scale 537, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 569Scale 569, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 665Scale 665: Raga Mohanangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mohanangi
Scale 729Scale 729, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 857Scale 857, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 89Scale 89, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 345Scale 345, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1113Scale 1113: Locrian Pentatonic 2, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian Pentatonic 2
Scale 1625Scale 1625, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2649Scale 2649, 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