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Scale 2211: "Raga Gauri"

Scale 2211: Raga Gauri, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,5,7,11}
Forte Number5-15
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 327
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector220222
Interval Spectrump2m2s2d2t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {2,5,6}
<3> = {6,7,10}
<4> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.8
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2211 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3153
Scale 3153, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 453
Scale 453, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1137
Scale 1137, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 327
Scale 327, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode


The prime form of this scale is Scale 327

Scale 327Scale 327, Ian Ring Music Theory


The pentatonic modal family [2211, 3153, 453, 1137, 327] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [471, 1479, 1821, 2283, 2787, 3189, 3441]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2211 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 2211Scale 2211: Raga Gauri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gauri

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 2209Scale 2209, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2213Scale 2213: Raga Desh, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Desh
Scale 2215Scale 2215, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2219Scale 2219, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2227Scale 2227: Raga Gaula, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gaula
Scale 2179Scale 2179, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2195Scale 2195, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2243Scale 2243, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2275Scale 2275: Messiaen Mode 5, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen Mode 5
Scale 2083Scale 2083, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2147Scale 2147, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2339Scale 2339: Raga Kshanika, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kshanika
Scale 2467Scale 2467: Raga Padi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Padi
Scale 2723Scale 2723: Raga Jivantika, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jivantika
Scale 3235Scale 3235, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 163Scale 163, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1187Scale 1187: Kokin-joshi, Ian Ring Music TheoryKokin-joshi

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