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Scale 1885


i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,4,6,8,9,10}
Rotational Symmetry6 semitones
Interval Spectrump4m6n4s6d4t4
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1885 can be rotated to make 3 other scales.

Scale 1495
Scale 2795
Scale 3445sixth mode of limited transposition


The octatonic modal family [1495, 2795, 3445, 1885, 1495, 2795, 3445, 1885] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [325, 325, 1105, 1105]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1885 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 1885

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 1887
Scale 1881
Scale 1883
Scale 1877
Scale 1869
Scale 1901
Scale 1917
Scale 1821
Scale 1853
Scale 1949
Scale 2013
Scale 1629
Scale 1757
Scale 1373
Scale 861
Scale 2909
Scale 3933

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