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Pcs: how to retrieve inverted forms from this function ?

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Dear Friends,

 

I'm working with pcs now.

A lot of pcs have inverted forms.

For example:

Pcs 3-11 correspond to the minor triad (037) and also the major triad (047)

 since both have the same interval vector.

But when I evaluate the expression below, I get only

 the prime form (037) and not the IF (047).

Is it possible to retrieve also the inverted form, like

the example below ?

 

(setf pcset (pcs '3-11))

>> (0 4 7) ???

 

Thanks a lot

 

 

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(pcs-analysis '(0 3 7))
? pcs-analysis
  Sequence: (0 3 7)
  Set: 3-11
  Prime Form: (0 3 7)
  Pitch: (c4 eb4 g4)
  Normal Order: (0 3 7)
  Complement: (1 2 4 5 6 8 9 10 11)
  Inversion: (0 9 5)
  Vector: (0 0 1 1 1 0)

(pcs-analysis '(0 4 7))
? pcs-analysis
  Sequence: (0 4 7)
  Set: 3-11
  Prime Form: (0 3 7)
  Pitch: (c4 eb4 g4)
  Normal Order: (0 4 7)
  Complement: (1 2 3 5 6 8 9 10 11)
  Inversion: (0 8 5)
  Vector: (0 0 1 1 1 0)

 

Note: The pitch output form PCS-ANALYSIS is the pitch form prime form.

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Really Cool, Janusz !

 

But what I was refering would be getting the

 inverted form from the Forte Number, i.e.,

from 3-11 and not the opposite, informing

the integer list and getting all the info, although

 this can be very useful too.

 

In my book, I specify this by adbing a "b" after

 the set:

3-11 = 037

3-11b = 047

like this, from

http://composertools.com/Tools/PCSets/PCSRelations.html

 

Best !

Julio

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Very  cool, Janusz! 

Im doing my doctoral dissertation now  and I'm doing some thing interesting related to rhythm that certainly could be transformed in a function. I'll tell you soon. This Will be useful there. 

 

Best 

Julio

 

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It's a really  interesting issue to study the different approaches of the post tonal Theory. The more hardcore atonal side does not consider prime and inverted form as different things,  ontologically but in fact, our tonal oriented ear really can tell the difference between a major and a minor triad as a clear episthemological distinction. 

Counting or not counting the inverted forms also have implications on the Problems of enumeration of the types of series,  as Frippertinger &  Lackner  recent studies related to group theory and a more modern approach to Hauer Tropes demonstrates. 

 

Best 

Julio 

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3 hours ago, JulioHerrlein said:

It's a really  interesting issue to study the different approaches of the post tonal Theory. The more hardcore atonal side does not consider prime and inverted form as different things,  ontologically but in fact, our tonal oriented ear really can tell the difference between a major and a minor triad as a clear episthemological distinction. 

Counting or not counting the inverted forms also have implications on the Problems of enumeration of the types of series,  as Frippertinger &  Lackner  recent studies related to group theory and a more modern approach to Hauer Tropes demonstrates. 

 

Best 

Julio 

I agree totally !!!

 

S.

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The PCS-ANALYSIS function returns two more results: inverted-form  and interval-class:

 

(pcs-analysis '(4 1 8 10 3 7))
=> Sequence: (4 1 8 10 3 7)
   Set: 6-z29
   Prime Form: (0 2 3 6 7 9)
   Inverted Form: nil
   Pitch: (c4 d4 eb4 fs4 g4 a4)
   Normal Order: (1 3 4 7 8 10)
   Complement: (0 2 5 6 9 11)
   Inversion: (8 11 4 2 9 5)
   Vector: (2 2 4 2 3 2)
   Interval Class: (3 5 2 5 4)

(pcs-analysis '(0 3 7))
=> Sequence: (0 3 7)
   Set: 3-11
   Prime Form: (0 3 7)
   Inverted Form: (0 4 7)
   Pitch: (c4 eb4 g4)
   Normal Order: (0 3 7)
   Complement: (1 2 4 5 6 8 9 10 11)
   Inversion: (0 9 5)
   Vector: (0 0 1 1 1 0)
   Interval Class: (3 4)

(pcs-analysis '(0 4 7))
=> Sequence: (0 4 7)
   Set: 3-11b
   Prime Form: (0 3 7)
   Inverted Form: (0 4 7)
   Pitch: (c4 e4 g4)
   Normal Order: (0 4 7)
   Complement: (1 2 3 5 6 8 9 10 11)
   Inversion: (0 8 5)
   Vector: (0 0 1 1 1 0)
   Interval Class: (4 3)

 

The new function PCS-FORMS takes care of both forms: prime-form and inverted-form.

The inverted form set ends with letter b:

 

(pcs-forms '((0 4 7) (0 3 7)) :type :set)
=> (3-11b 3-11)

 

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of course:

 

(pcs '3-11b)
=> (0 4 7)

 

INTERVAL-CLASS:

(interval-class '(0 1 2 11 10 9 5 4 3 6 7 8))
=> (1 1 3 1 1 4 1 1 3 1 1)

(interval-class '(0 1 3 8 4 9 10 7 6 5 11 2))
=> (1 2 5 4 5 1 3 1 1 6 3)

(interval-class '(0 11 5 7 6 1 3 4 2 9 8 10))
=> (1 6 2 1 5 2 1 2 5 1 2)

 

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WOW !!! GREAT !

Thanks !

It was really a lot of work done !

Lots of sets, but it's really useful, I think.

Best !

Julio

This will be in the next release, I think. Looking Forward !

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If you like Set Theory and Guitar, you gonna like my book. Please, Check it out !

 

https://www.melbay.com/Products/Default.aspx?bookid=30042BCDEB

 

Best,

Julio

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15 hours ago, JulioHerrlein said:

Thanks a lot LOOPYC!  Hope you like it!  Best Julio 

I opted for a 'physical copy', so will have to wait until Dec. 21st...just in time for a Christmas gift to myself ;-)

 

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3 hours ago, Stephane Boussuge said:

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Hey, Stephane!  Thank you!  Hope you like it. What a lovely combination!  I feel very honored with this picture!  Best! Julio 

 

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4 hours ago, loopyc said:

I opted for a 'physical copy', so will have to wait until Dec. 21st...just in time for a Christmas gift to myself ;-)

 

Thank you, LOOPYC!  It's really cool to have a physical book. Best regards and happy xmas to you!  Best Julio 

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