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Scale 679

Scale 679, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,5,7,9}
Forte Number6-Z48
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector232341
Interval Spectrump4m3n2s3d2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,4,5}
<3> = {5,6,7}
<4> = {7,8,10}
<5> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 679 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2387
Scale 2387, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3241
Scale 3241, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 917
Scale 917, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1253
Scale 1253, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1337
Scale 1337, Ian Ring Music Theory


This is the prime form of this scale.


The hexatonic modal family [679, 2387, 3241, 917, 1253, 1337] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [427, 1379, 1421, 1589, 2261, 2737]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 679 is 3241

Scale 3241Scale 3241, 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 677Scale 677: Scottish Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryScottish Pentatonic
Scale 675Scale 675: Altered Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAltered Pentatonic
Scale 683Scale 683, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 687Scale 687, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 695Scale 695, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 647Scale 647, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 663Scale 663, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 711Scale 711: Raga Chandrajyoti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Chandrajyoti
Scale 743Scale 743: Chromatic Hypophrygian inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Hypophrygian inverse
Scale 551Scale 551, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 615Scale 615, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 807Scale 807: Raga Suddha Mukhari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Suddha Mukhari
Scale 935Scale 935: Chromatic Dorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Dorian
Scale 167Scale 167, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 423Scale 423, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1191Scale 1191, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1703Scale 1703: Mela Vanaspati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Vanaspati
Scale 2727Scale 2727: Mela Manavati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Manavati

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