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Scale 793: "Mocritonic"

Scale 793: Mocritonic, Ian Ring Music Theory

Bracelet Diagram

The bracelet shows tones that are in this scale, starting from the top (12 o'clock), going clockwise in ascending semitones. The "i" icon marks imperfect tones that do not have a tone a fifth above. Dotted lines indicate axes of symmetry.

Tonnetz Diagram

Tonnetz diagrams are popular in Neo-Riemannian theory. Notes are arranged in a lattice where perfect 5th intervals are from left to right, major third are northeast, and major 6th intervals are northwest. Other directions are inverse of their opposite. This diagram helps to visualize common triads (they're triangles) and circle-of-fifth relationships (horizontal lines).

Common Names



Cardinality5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,8,9}
Forte Number5-22
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axes0
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 403
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector202321
Interval Spectrump2m3n2d2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3,4}
<2> = {4,5,6}
<3> = {6,7,8}
<4> = {8,9,11}
Spectra Variation2
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tones[0]


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 793 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 611
Scale 611: Anchihoye, Ian Ring Music TheoryAnchihoye
3rd mode:
Scale 2353
Scale 2353: Raga Girija, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Girija
4th mode:
Scale 403
Scale 403: Raga Reva, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga RevaThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2249
Scale 2249: Raga Multani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Multani


The prime form of this scale is Scale 403

Scale 403Scale 403: Raga Reva, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Reva


The pentatonic modal family [793, 611, 2353, 403, 2249] (Forte: 5-22) is the complement of the heptatonic modal family [871, 923, 1651, 2483, 2509, 2873, 3289] (Forte: 7-22)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 793 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 793Scale 793: Mocritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMocritonic


T0 793  T0I 793
T1 1586  T1I 1586
T2 3172  T2I 3172
T3 2249  T3I 2249
T4 403  T4I 403
T5 806  T5I 806
T6 1612  T6I 1612
T7 3224  T7I 3224
T8 2353  T8I 2353
T9 611  T9I 611
T10 1222  T10I 1222
T11 2444  T11I 2444

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 795Scale 795: Aeologimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeologimic
Scale 797Scale 797: Katocrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatocrimic
Scale 785Scale 785: Aeoloric, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeoloric
Scale 789Scale 789: Zogitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZogitonic
Scale 777Scale 777, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 809Scale 809: Dogitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDogitonic
Scale 825Scale 825: Thyptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryThyptimic
Scale 857Scale 857: Aeolydimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolydimic
Scale 921Scale 921: Bogimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBogimic
Scale 537Scale 537, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 665Scale 665: Raga Mohanangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mohanangi
Scale 281Scale 281: Lanic, Ian Ring Music TheoryLanic
Scale 1305Scale 1305: Dynitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDynitonic
Scale 1817Scale 1817: Phrythimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrythimic
Scale 2841Scale 2841: Sothimic, Ian Ring Music TheorySothimic

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. Some scale names used on this and other pages are ©2005 William Zeitler ( Peruse this Bibliography.