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Scale 951

Scale 951, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,4,5,7,8,9}
Forte Number8-20
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector545662
Interval Spectrump6m6n5s4d5t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {7,8}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation1.5
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 951 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2523
Scale 2523, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3309
Scale 3309, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1851
Scale 1851, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2973
Scale 2973, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1767
Scale 1767, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 2931
Scale 2931, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 3513
Scale 3513, Ian Ring Music Theory


This is the prime form of this scale.


The octatonic modal family [951, 2523, 3309, 1851, 2973, 1767, 2931, 3513] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [291, 393, 561, 2193]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 951 is 3513

Scale 3513Scale 3513, 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 949Scale 949: Mela Mararanjani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Mararanjani
Scale 947Scale 947: Mela Gayakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Gayakapriya
Scale 955Scale 955, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 959Scale 959, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 935Scale 935: Chromatic Dorian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Dorian
Scale 943Scale 943, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 919Scale 919: Chromatic Phrygian Inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Phrygian Inverse
Scale 983Scale 983, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1015Scale 1015, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 823Scale 823, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 887Scale 887, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 695Scale 695, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 439Scale 439, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1463Scale 1463, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1975Scale 1975, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2999Scale 2999: Chromatic and Permuted Diatonic Dorian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic and Permuted Diatonic Dorian mixed

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