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Scale 2251

Scale 2251, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,6,7,11}
Forte Number6-Z17
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 407
enantiomorph: 2659
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector322332
Interval Spectrump3m3n2s2d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {4,6,8}
<4> = {7,8,9,10}
<5> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.667
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2251 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3173
Scale 3173, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1817
Scale 1817, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 739
Scale 739, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2417
Scale 2417, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 407
Scale 407, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode


The prime form of this scale is Scale 407

Scale 407Scale 407, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [2251, 3173, 1817, 739, 2417, 407] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [359, 907, 1649, 2227, 2501, 3161]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2251 is 2659

Scale 2659Scale 2659, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2251 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2659

Scale 2659Scale 2659, 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 2249Scale 2249: Raga Multani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Multani
Scale 2253Scale 2253: Raga Amarasenapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Amarasenapriya
Scale 2255Scale 2255, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2243Scale 2243, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2247Scale 2247: Raga Vijayasri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vijayasri
Scale 2259Scale 2259: Raga Mandari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mandari
Scale 2267Scale 2267, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2283Scale 2283, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2187Scale 2187, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2219Scale 2219, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2123Scale 2123, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2379Scale 2379: Raga Gurjari Todi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gurjari Todi
Scale 2507Scale 2507: Todi That, Ian Ring Music TheoryTodi That
Scale 2763Scale 2763: Mela Suvarnangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Suvarnangi
Scale 3275Scale 3275: Mela Divyamani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Divyamani
Scale 203Scale 203, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1227Scale 1227, 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