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Scale 2125

Scale 2125, Ian Ring Music Theory

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Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,6,11}
Forte Number5-16
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 155
enantiomorph: 1603
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector213211
Interval Spectrumpm2n3sd2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,5}
<2> = {3,4,6,8}
<3> = {4,6,8,9}
<4> = {7,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation3.6
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2125 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1555
Scale 1555, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2825
Scale 2825, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 865
Scale 865, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 155
Scale 155, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode


The prime form of this scale is Scale 155

Scale 155Scale 155, Ian Ring Music Theory


The pentatonic modal family [2125, 1555, 2825, 865, 155] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [623, 889, 1939, 2359, 3017, 3227, 3661]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2125 is 1603

Scale 1603Scale 1603, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2125 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1603

Scale 1603Scale 1603, 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 2127Scale 2127, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2121Scale 2121, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2123Scale 2123, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2117Scale 2117: Raga Sumukam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Sumukam
Scale 2133Scale 2133: Raga Kumurdaki, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kumurdaki
Scale 2141Scale 2141, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2157Scale 2157, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2061Scale 2061, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2093Scale 2093, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2189Scale 2189, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2253Scale 2253: Raga Amarasenapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Amarasenapriya
Scale 2381Scale 2381: Takemitsu Tree Line mode 1, Ian Ring Music TheoryTakemitsu Tree Line mode 1
Scale 2637Scale 2637: Raga Ranjani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Ranjani
Scale 3149Scale 3149, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 77Scale 77, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1101Scale 1101, 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