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Scale 2387

Scale 2387, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,6,8,11}
Forte Number6-Z48
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 679
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector232341
Interval Spectrump4m3n2s3d2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,4,5}
<3> = {5,6,7}
<4> = {7,8,10}
<5> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2387 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3241
Scale 3241, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 917
Scale 917, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1253
Scale 1253, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1337
Scale 1337, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 679
Scale 679, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode


The prime form of this scale is Scale 679

Scale 679Scale 679, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [2387, 3241, 917, 1253, 1337, 679] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [427, 1379, 1421, 1589, 2261, 2737]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2387 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 2387Scale 2387, 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 2385Scale 2385, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2389Scale 2389: Eskimo Hexatonic 2, Ian Ring Music TheoryEskimo Hexatonic 2
Scale 2391Scale 2391, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2395Scale 2395, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2371Scale 2371, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2379Scale 2379: Raga Gurjari Todi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gurjari Todi
Scale 2403Scale 2403, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2419Scale 2419: Raga Lalita, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Lalita
Scale 2323Scale 2323, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2355Scale 2355: Raga Lalita, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Lalita
Scale 2451Scale 2451: Raga Bauli, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bauli
Scale 2515Scale 2515: Chromatic Hypolydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Hypolydian
Scale 2131Scale 2131, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2259Scale 2259: Raga Mandari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mandari
Scale 2643Scale 2643: Raga Hamsanandi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Hamsanandi
Scale 2899Scale 2899, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3411Scale 3411: Enigmatic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEnigmatic
Scale 339Scale 339, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1363Scale 1363, 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