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Scale 2257: "Lydian Pentatonic"

Also known as: Raga Amritavarshini, Malashri, Shilangi, Batti Lydian, Hirajoshi, Chinese, Augmented

Scale 2257: Lydian Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,4,6,7,11}
Forte Number5-20
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 355
enantiomorph: 355
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector211231
Interval Spectrump3m2nsd2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {3,5,6}
<3> = {6,7,9}
<4> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.4
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2257 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 397
Scale 397: Hirajoshi, Ian Ring Music TheoryHirajoshi
3rd mode:
Scale 1123
Scale 1123: Iwato, Ian Ring Music TheoryIwato
4th mode:
Scale 2609
Scale 2609: Raga Bhinna Shadja, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhinna Shadja
5th mode:
Scale 419
Scale 419: Hon-kumoi-joshi, Ian Ring Music TheoryHon-kumoi-joshi


The prime form of this scale is Scale 355

Scale 355Scale 355, Ian Ring Music Theory


The pentatonic modal family [2257, 397, 1123, 2609, 419] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [743, 919, 1849, 2419, 2507, 3257, 3301]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2257 is 355

Scale 355Scale 355, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2257 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 355

Scale 355Scale 355, 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 2259Scale 2259: Raga Mandari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mandari
Scale 2261Scale 2261: Raga Caturangini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Caturangini
Scale 2265Scale 2265: Raga Rasamanjari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rasamanjari
Scale 2241Scale 2241, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2249Scale 2249: Raga Multani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Multani
Scale 2273Scale 2273, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2289Scale 2289, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2193Scale 2193, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2225Scale 2225: Ionian Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonian Pentatonic
Scale 2129Scale 2129: Raga Nigamagamini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nigamagamini
Scale 2385Scale 2385, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2513Scale 2513, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2769Scale 2769, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3281Scale 3281: Raga Vijayavasanta, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vijayavasanta
Scale 209Scale 209, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1233Scale 1233, 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