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Scale 639

Scale 639, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,3,4,5,6,9}
Forte Number8-3
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia6 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia5 (multicohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes7
Prime?yes
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector656542
Interval Spectrump4m5n6s5d6t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3}
<2> = {2,4,6}
<3> = {3,5,7}
<4> = {4,6,8}
<5> = {5,7,9}
<6> = {6,8,10}
<7> = {9,11}
Spectra Variation3
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 639 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2367
Scale 2367, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3231
Scale 3231, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3663
Scale 3663, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3879
Scale 3879, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3987
Scale 3987, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 4041
Scale 4041, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 1017
Scale 1017, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

This is the prime form of this scale.

Negative

The octatonic modal family [639, 2367, 3231, 3663, 3879, 3987, 4041, 1017] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [27, 1539, 2061, 2817]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 639 is 4041

Scale 4041Scale 4041, 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 637Scale 637: Debussy's Heptatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDebussy's Heptatonic
Scale 635Scale 635, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 631Scale 631, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 623Scale 623, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 607Scale 607, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 575Scale 575, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 703Scale 703, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 767Scale 767, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 895Scale 895, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 127Scale 127, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 383Scale 383, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1151Scale 1151, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1663Scale 1663, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2687Scale 2687, 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