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Scale 1589: "Raga Rageshri"

Scale 1589: Raga Rageshri, Ian Ring Music Theory

Bracelet Diagram

The bracelet shows tones that are in this scale, starting from the top (12 o'clock), going clockwise in ascending semitones. The "i" icon marks imperfect tones that do not have a tone a fifth above. Dotted lines indicate axes of symmetry.

Tonnetz Diagram

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Tonnetz diagrams are popular in Neo-Riemannian theory. Notes are arranged in a lattice where perfect 5th intervals are from left to right, major third are northeast, and major 6th intervals are northwest. Other directions are inverse of their opposite. This diagram helps to visualize common triads (they're triangles) and circle-of-fifth relationships (horizontal lines).

Common Names

Carnatic Raga
Raga Rageshri
Raga Rageshwari
Unknown / Unsorted
Nattaikurinji
Natakuranji
Zeitler
Ionagimic

Analysis

Cardinality6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,5,9,10}
Forte Number6-Z26
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axes1
Palindromicno
Chiralityno
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
Imperfections2
Modes5
Prime?no
prime: 427
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector232341
Interval Spectrump4m3n2s3d2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {3,4,5}
<3> = {5,6,7}
<4> = {7,8,9}
<5> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Balancedno
Ridge Tones[2]
ProprietyImproper
Heliotonicno

Modes

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1589 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1421
Scale 1421: Raga Trimurti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Trimurti
3rd mode:
Scale 1379
Scale 1379: Kycrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKycrimic
4th mode:
Scale 2737
Scale 2737: Raga Hari Nata, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Hari Nata
5th mode:
Scale 427
Scale 427: Raga Suddha Simantini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Suddha SimantiniThis is the prime mode
6th mode:
Scale 2261
Scale 2261: Raga Caturangini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Caturangini

Prime

The prime form of this scale is Scale 427

Scale 427Scale 427: Raga Suddha Simantini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Suddha Simantini

Complement

The hexatonic modal family [1589, 1421, 1379, 2737, 427, 2261] (Forte: 6-Z26) is the complement of the hexatonic modal family [679, 917, 1253, 1337, 2387, 3241] (Forte: 6-Z48)

Inverse

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1589 is 1421

Scale 1421Scale 1421: Raga Trimurti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Trimurti

Transformations:

T0 1589  T0I 1421
T1 3178  T1I 2842
T2 2261  T2I 1589
T3 427  T3I 3178
T4 854  T4I 2261
T5 1708  T5I 427
T6 3416  T6I 854
T7 2737  T7I 1708
T8 1379  T8I 3416
T9 2758  T9I 2737
T10 1421  T10I 1379
T11 2842  T11I 2758

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 1591Scale 1591: Rodian, Ian Ring Music TheoryRodian
Scale 1585Scale 1585: Raga Khamaji Durga, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Khamaji Durga
Scale 1587Scale 1587: Raga Rudra Pancama, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rudra Pancama
Scale 1593Scale 1593: Zogimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZogimic
Scale 1597Scale 1597: Aeolodian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolodian
Scale 1573Scale 1573: Raga Guhamanohari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Guhamanohari
Scale 1581Scale 1581: Raga Bagesri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bagesri
Scale 1557Scale 1557, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1621Scale 1621: Scriabin's Prometheus, Ian Ring Music TheoryScriabin's Prometheus
Scale 1653Scale 1653: Minor Romani Inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMinor Romani Inverse
Scale 1717Scale 1717: Mixolydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMixolydian
Scale 1845Scale 1845: Lagian, Ian Ring Music TheoryLagian
Scale 1077Scale 1077, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1333Scale 1333: Lyptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryLyptimic
Scale 565Scale 565: Aeolyphritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolyphritonic
Scale 2613Scale 2613: Raga Hamsa Vinodini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Hamsa Vinodini
Scale 3637Scale 3637: Raga Rageshri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rageshri

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. Some scale names used on this and other pages are ©2005 William Zeitler (http://allthescales.org). Peruse this Bibliography.