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Scale 655

Scale 655, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,3,7,9}
Forte Number6-Z41
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes5
Prime?no
prime: 335
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 3625
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector332232
Interval Spectrump3m2n2s3d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {2,4,5,6}
<3> = {3,5,6,7,9}
<4> = {6,7,8,10}
<5> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation3.333
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 655 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2375
Scale 2375, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3235
Scale 3235, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3665
Scale 3665, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 485
Scale 485, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1145
Scale 1145, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 335

Scale 335Scale 335, Ian Ring Music Theory

Negative

The hexatonic modal family [655, 2375, 3235, 3665, 485, 1145] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [215, 1475, 1805, 2155, 2785, 3125]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 655 is 3625

Scale 3625Scale 3625, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 655 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3625

Scale 3625Scale 3625, 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 653Scale 653: Dorian Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDorian Pentatonic
Scale 651Scale 651, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 647Scale 647, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 663Scale 663, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 671Scale 671, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 687Scale 687, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 719Scale 719, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 527Scale 527, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 591Scale 591, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 783Scale 783, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 911Scale 911, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 143Scale 143, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 399Scale 399, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1167Scale 1167, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1679Scale 1679, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2703Scale 2703, 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