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Scale 943

Scale 943, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,3,5,7,8,9}
Forte Number8-16
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
enantiomorph: 3769
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector554563
Interval Spectrump6m5n4s5d5t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {7,8,9}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation1.75
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 943 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2519
Scale 2519, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3307
Scale 3307, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3701
Scale 3701, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1949
Scale 1949, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1511
Scale 1511, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 2803
Scale 2803: Raga Bhatiyar, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhatiyar
8th mode:
Scale 3449
Scale 3449, Ian Ring Music Theory


This is the prime form of this scale.


The octatonic modal family [943, 2519, 3307, 3701, 1949, 1511, 2803, 3449] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [163, 389, 1121, 2129]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 943 is 3769

Scale 3769Scale 3769, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 943 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3769

Scale 3769Scale 3769, 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 941Scale 941: Mela Jhankaradhvani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jhankaradhvani
Scale 939Scale 939: Mela Senavati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Senavati
Scale 935Scale 935: Chromatic Dorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Dorian
Scale 951Scale 951, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 959Scale 959, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 911Scale 911, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 927Scale 927, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 975Scale 975: Messiaen mode 4, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 4
Scale 1007Scale 1007, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 815Scale 815, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 879Scale 879, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 687Scale 687, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 431Scale 431, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1455Scale 1455: Phrygian/Aeolian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian/Aeolian mixed
Scale 1967Scale 1967: Diatonic Dorian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryDiatonic Dorian mixed
Scale 2991Scale 2991, 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