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Scale 817

Scale 817, Ian Ring Music Theory
iii

i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,4,5,8,9}
Forte Number5-21
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicno
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Imperfections3
Modes4
Prime?no
prime: 307
Chiralityyes
enantiomorph: 409
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector202420
Interval Spectrump2m4n2d2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3,4}
<2> = {4,5,7}
<3> = {5,7,8}
<4> = {8,9,11}
Spectra Variation2.4
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 817 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 307
Scale 307: Raga Megharanjani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga MegharanjaniThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2201
Scale 2201, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 787
Scale 787, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2441
Scale 2441, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 307

Scale 307Scale 307: Raga Megharanjani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Megharanjani

Negative

The pentatonic modal family [817, 307, 2201, 787, 2441] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [823, 883, 1843, 2459, 2489, 2969, 3277]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 817 is 409

Scale 409Scale 409, Ian Ring Music Theory

Enantiomorph

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 817 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 409

Scale 409Scale 409, 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 819Scale 819: Augmented Inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryAugmented Inverse
Scale 821Scale 821, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 825Scale 825, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 801Scale 801, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 809Scale 809, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 785Scale 785, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 849Scale 849, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 881Scale 881, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 945Scale 945: Raga Saravati, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Saravati
Scale 561Scale 561, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 689Scale 689: Raga Nagasvaravali, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nagasvaravali
Scale 305Scale 305, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1329Scale 1329, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1841Scale 1841, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2865Scale 2865, 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