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Scale 857

Scale 857, Ian Ring Music Theory
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i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,6,8,9}
Forte Number6-Z28
Rotational Symmetrynone
Palindromicyes
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Imperfections4
Modes5
Prime?no
prime: 619
Chiralityno
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector224322
Interval Spectrump2m3n4s2d2t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {3,4,6}
<3> = {5,6,7}
<4> = {6,8,9}
<5> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno
Coherenceno
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 857 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 619
Scale 619: Double-Phrygian Hexatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDouble-Phrygian HexatonicThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2357
Scale 2357: Raga Sarasanana, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Sarasanana
4th mode:
Scale 1613
Scale 1613, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1427
Scale 1427, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 2761
Scale 2761, Ian Ring Music Theory

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 619

Scale 619Scale 619: Double-Phrygian Hexatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDouble-Phrygian Hexatonic

Negative

The hexatonic modal family [857, 619, 2357, 1613, 1427, 2761] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [667, 869, 1241, 1619, 2381, 2857]

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 857 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 857Scale 857, 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 859Scale 859: Ultralocrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryUltralocrian
Scale 861Scale 861, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 849Scale 849, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 853Scale 853, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 841Scale 841, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 873Scale 873, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 889Scale 889, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 793Scale 793, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 825Scale 825, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 921Scale 921, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 985Scale 985: Mela Sucaritra, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Sucaritra
Scale 601Scale 601, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 729Scale 729, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 345Scale 345, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1369Scale 1369, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1881Scale 1881, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2905Scale 2905: Aeolian flat 1, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolian flat 1

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