# Circle-Pitch-Plot

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A new CIRCLE-PITCH-PLOT function (examples below) will be part of the forthcoming Opusmodus 1.3.

The function CIRCLE-PIOTCH-PLOT returns a geometrical representation of relationships among the 12 pitch classes of the chromatic scale in pitch class space and provides an easy way to identify patterns and similarities between harmonic structures.

Clockwise motion represents ascending pitch motion, and counterclockwise motion represents descending pitch motion.

Examples:

`(circle-pitch-plot '(c4e4g4))` `(circle-pitch-plot '(c4f4ab4))`  `(circle-pitch-plot '(c4e4gs4))` `(circle-pitch-plot '(c4e4gs4 db4f4a4 d4fs4bb4 eb4g4b4))` With :style :fill

`(circle-pitch-plot '(c4e4gs4 db4f4a4 d4fs4bb4 eb4g4b4) :style :fill)` Example with chord names.

Fully-Diminished 7th Chord

`(circle-pitch-plot 'dim7)` All 3 fully-diminished 7th chords

`(circle-pitch-plot '((c4 dim7) (cs4 dim7) (d4 dim7)))` Whole-Tone Scale

`(circle-pitch-plot '(0 2 4 6 8 10))` The complex of 2 Whole-Tone Scale

`(circle-pitch-plot '((0 2 4 6 8 10) (1 3 5 7 9 11)) :style :fill)` Chromatic Scale

`(circle-pitch-plot 'chromatic :point-radius 4)` The complex of 6 tritones

`(circle-pitch-plot '((0 6) (1 7) (2 8) (3 9) (4 10) (5 11)) :point-radius 4)` Tonalities

`(circle-pitch-plot 'mixolydian-greek :point-radius 4)` `(circle-pitch-plot 'bartok :point-radius 4)` `(circle-pitch-plot 'messiaen-mode3 :point-radius 4)` `(circle-pitch-plot 'hyojo :point-radius 4)` Contrary Motion

```(circle-pitch-plot '(0 1 11 2 10 3 9 4 8 5 7 6)
:sort nil :join-first nil)``` ```(circle-pitch-plot '((0 1) (0 2) (0 3) (0 4) (0 5) (0 6)
(0 7) (0 8) (0 9) (0 10) (0 11)) :point-radius 4)``` Example with Forte notation

`(circle-pitch-plot '(6-32 6-7))` Example with omn-form sequence and :type :pitches

```(circle-pitch-plot '(((leg s g2 p dbow+sul d3 sul b3 dig1 a3 b3 d3 b3 d3)
(leg g2 d3 b3 a3 b3 d3 b3 d3)))
:type :pitches)``` Circle types

`(circle-pitch-plot '((4 9 11) (3 5 10) (0 3 6 9)) :style :fill)` ```(circle-pitch-plot '((4 9 11) (3 5 10) (0 3 6 9))
:type :pitches :style :fill)``` ```(circle-pitch-plot '((4 9 11) (3 5 10) (0 3 6 9))
:type :fifths :style :fill)``` Examples with :sort and :remove-duplicates set to nil

`(circle-pitch-plot '(0 2 6 0 3 7 0 4 8))` `(circle-pitch-plot '(0 2 6 0 3 7 0 4 8) :sort nil)` ```(circle-pitch-plot '(0 2 6 0 3 7 0 4 8)
:sort nil :remove-duplicates nil)``` ```(circle-pitch-plot '(0 2 6 0 3 7 0 4 8)
:sort nil :remove-duplicates nil :join-first nil)``` ```(circle-pitch-plot '(8 4 2 0 10 2 8 10 4 6 8)
:sort nil :remove-duplicates nil)``` Best wishes,

Janusz

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