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Scale 1187: "Kokin-joshi"

Also known as: Miyakobushi, Han-Iwato, In Sen, Raga Vibhavari, Bairagi, Lasaki

Scale 1187: Kokin-joshi, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,5,7,10}
Forte Number5-29
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia1 (unhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 331
enantiomorph: 2213
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector122131
Interval Spectrump3mn2s2dt
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {3,5,6}
<3> = {6,7,9}
<4> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.4
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1187 can be rotated to make 4 other scales.

Scale 2641Scale 2641: Raga Hindol, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Hindol
Scale 421Scale 421: Han-kumoi, Ian Ring Music TheoryHan-kumoi
Scale 1129Scale 1129: Raga Jayakauns, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jayakauns
Scale 653Scale 653: Dorian Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDorian Pentatonic


The prime form of this scale is Scale 331

Scale 331Scale 331: Raga Chhaya Todi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Chhaya Todi


The pentatonic modal family [1187, 2641, 421, 1129, 653] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [727, 1483, 1721, 1837, 2411, 2789, 3253]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1187 is 2213

Scale 2213Scale 2213: Raga Desh, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Desh


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1187 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2213

Scale 2213Scale 2213: Raga Desh, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Desh

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 1185Scale 1185: Genus Primum Inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryGenus Primum Inverse
Scale 1189Scale 1189: Suspended Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheorySuspended Pentatonic
Scale 1191Scale 1191, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1195Scale 1195: Raga Gandharavam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gandharavam
Scale 1203Scale 1203, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1155Scale 1155, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1171Scale 1171: Raga Manaranjani I, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Manaranjani I
Scale 1219Scale 1219, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1251Scale 1251, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1059Scale 1059, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1123Scale 1123: Iwato, Ian Ring Music TheoryIwato
Scale 1315Scale 1315, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1443Scale 1443: Raga Phenadyuti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Phenadyuti
Scale 1699Scale 1699: Raga Rasavali, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rasavali
Scale 163Scale 163, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 675Scale 675: Altered Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAltered Pentatonic
Scale 2211Scale 2211: Raga Gauri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gauri
Scale 3235Scale 3235, 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