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Scale 1605

Scale 1605, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,6,9,10}
Forte Number5-26
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia1 (unhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 309
enantiomorph: 1101
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector122311
Interval Spectrumpm3n2s2dt
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {3,4,6,7}
<3> = {5,6,8,9}
<4> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.8
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1605 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1425
Scale 1425, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 345
Scale 345, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 555
Scale 555, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2325
Scale 2325, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 309

Scale 309Scale 309, Ian Ring Music Theory


The pentatonic modal family [1605, 1425, 345, 555, 2325] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [699, 1497, 1623, 1893, 2397, 2859, 3477]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1605 is 1101

Scale 1101Scale 1101, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1605 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1101

Scale 1101Scale 1101, 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 1607Scale 1607, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1601Scale 1601, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1603Scale 1603, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1609Scale 1609, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1613Scale 1613, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1621Scale 1621: Prometheus (Scriabin), Ian Ring Music TheoryPrometheus (Scriabin)
Scale 1637Scale 1637, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1541Scale 1541, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1573Scale 1573: Raga Guhamanohari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Guhamanohari
Scale 1669Scale 1669: Raga Matha Kokila, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Matha Kokila
Scale 1733Scale 1733: Raga Sarasvati, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Sarasvati
Scale 1861Scale 1861, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1093Scale 1093, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1349Scale 1349, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 581Scale 581, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2629Scale 2629: Raga Shubravarni, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Shubravarni
Scale 3653Scale 3653, 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