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Scale 1483: "Mela Bhavapriya"

Also known as: Raga Bhavani, Kalamurti, Neveseri ascending

Scale 1483: Mela Bhavapriya, Ian Ring Music Theory

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Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,6,7,8,10}
Forte Number7-29
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 727
enantiomorph: 2677
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector344352
Interval Spectrump5m3n4s4d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {7,8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1483 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2789
Scale 2789, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1721
Scale 1721: Mela Vagadhisvari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Vagadhisvari
4th mode:
Scale 727
Scale 727, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2411
Scale 2411, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3253
Scale 3253: Mela Naganandini, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Naganandini
7th mode:
Scale 1837
Scale 1837, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 727

Scale 727Scale 727, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [1483, 2789, 1721, 727, 2411, 3253, 1837] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [331, 709, 1201, 1577, 2213]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1483 is 2677

Scale 2677Scale 2677, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1483 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2677

Scale 2677Scale 2677, 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 1481Scale 1481, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1485Scale 1485: Minor Romani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani
Scale 1487Scale 1487, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1475Scale 1475, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1479Scale 1479: Mela Jalarnava, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jalarnava
Scale 1491Scale 1491: Mela Namanarayani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Namanarayani
Scale 1499Scale 1499: Bebop Locrian, Ian Ring Music TheoryBebop Locrian
Scale 1515Scale 1515: Phrygian/Locrian mixed, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian/Locrian mixed
Scale 1419Scale 1419: Raga Kashyapi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kashyapi
Scale 1451Scale 1451: Phrygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian
Scale 1355Scale 1355: Raga Bhavani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhavani
Scale 1227Scale 1227, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1739Scale 1739: Mela Sadvidhamargini, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Sadvidhamargini
Scale 1995Scale 1995, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 459Scale 459, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 971Scale 971: Mela Gavambodhi, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Gavambodhi
Scale 2507Scale 2507: Todi That, Ian Ring Music TheoryTodi That
Scale 3531Scale 3531: Neveseri, Ian Ring Music TheoryNeveseri

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