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Scale 855

Scale 855, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,4,6,8,9}
Forte Number7-30
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
enantiomorph: 3417
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector343542
Interval Spectrump4m5n3s4d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation1.714
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 855 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2475
Scale 2475: Neapolitan Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryNeapolitan Minor
3rd mode:
Scale 3285
Scale 3285: Mela Citrambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Citrambari
4th mode:
Scale 1845
Scale 1845, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1485
Scale 1485: Minor Romani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani
6th mode:
Scale 1395
Scale 1395: Asian (a), Ian Ring Music TheoryAsian (a)
7th mode:
Scale 2745
Scale 2745: Mela Sulini, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Sulini


This is the prime form of this scale.


The heptatonic modal family [855, 2475, 3285, 1845, 1485, 1395, 2745] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [339, 789, 1221, 1329, 2217]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 855 is 3417

Scale 3417Scale 3417, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 855 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3417

Scale 3417Scale 3417, 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 853Scale 853, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 851Scale 851: Raga Hejjajji, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Hejjajji
Scale 859Scale 859: Ultralocrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryUltralocrian
Scale 863Scale 863, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 839Scale 839, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 847Scale 847, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 871Scale 871: Locrian Double-flat 3 Double-flat 7, Ian Ring Music TheoryLocrian Double-flat 3 Double-flat 7
Scale 887Scale 887, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 791Scale 791, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 823Scale 823, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 919Scale 919: Chromatic Phrygian Inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Phrygian Inverse
Scale 983Scale 983, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 599Scale 599, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 727Scale 727, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 343Scale 343, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1367Scale 1367: Leading Whole-Tone inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-Tone inverse
Scale 1879Scale 1879, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2903Scale 2903, 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