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Scale 1937: "Galimic"

Scale 1937: Galimic, Ian Ring Music Theory

Common Names



Cardinality6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,4,7,8,9,10}
Forte Number6-Z39
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
enantiomorph: 317
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 317
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector333321
Interval Spectrump2m3n3s3d3t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {2,3,4,6,7}
<3> = {3,4,5,7,8,9}
<4> = {5,6,8,9,10}
<5> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation3.667
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tonesnone


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 1937 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 377
Scale 377: Kathimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKathimic
3rd mode:
Scale 559
Scale 559: Lylimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryLylimic
4th mode:
Scale 2327
Scale 2327: Epalimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpalimic
5th mode:
Scale 3211
Scale 3211: Epacrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpacrimic
6th mode:
Scale 3653
Scale 3653: Sathimic, Ian Ring Music TheorySathimic


The prime form of this scale is Scale 317

Scale 317Scale 317: Korimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKorimic


The hexatonic modal family [1937, 377, 559, 2327, 3211, 3653] (Forte: 6-Z39) is the complement of the hexatonic modal family [187, 1559, 1889, 2141, 2827, 3461] (Forte: 6-Z10)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 1937 is 317

Scale 317Scale 317: Korimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKorimic


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 1937 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 317

Scale 317Scale 317: Korimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKorimic


T0 1937  T0I 317
T1 3874  T1I 634
T2 3653  T2I 1268
T3 3211  T3I 2536
T4 2327  T4I 977
T5 559  T5I 1954
T6 1118  T6I 3908
T7 2236  T7I 3721
T8 377  T8I 3347
T9 754  T9I 2599
T10 1508  T10I 1103
T11 3016  T11I 2206

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 1939Scale 1939: Dathian, Ian Ring Music TheoryDathian
Scale 1941Scale 1941: Aeranian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeranian
Scale 1945Scale 1945: Zarian, Ian Ring Music TheoryZarian
Scale 1921Scale 1921, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1929Scale 1929: Aeolycrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolycrimic
Scale 1953Scale 1953, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1969Scale 1969: Stylian, Ian Ring Music TheoryStylian
Scale 2001Scale 2001: Gydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryGydian
Scale 1809Scale 1809: Ranitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRanitonic
Scale 1873Scale 1873: Dathimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDathimic
Scale 1681Scale 1681: Raga Valaji, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Valaji
Scale 1425Scale 1425: Ryphitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRyphitonic
Scale 913Scale 913: Aeolyritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolyritonic
Scale 2961Scale 2961: Bygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBygimic
Scale 3985Scale 3985: Thadian, Ian Ring Music TheoryThadian

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. Bibliography