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Scale 2389: "Eskimo Hexatonic 2"

Scale 2389: Eskimo Hexatonic 2, Ian Ring Music Theory

Common Names

Eskimo Hexatonic 2


Cardinality6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,6,8,11}
Forte Number6-34
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
enantiomorph: 1363
Hemitonia1 (unhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 683
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector142422
Interval Spectrump2m4n2s4dt2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {3,4,5}
<3> = {5,6,7}
<4> = {7,8,9}
<5> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation1.667
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tonesnone


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2389 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1621
Scale 1621: Scriabin's Prometheus, Ian Ring Music TheoryScriabin's Prometheus
3rd mode:
Scale 1429
Scale 1429: Bythimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBythimic
4th mode:
Scale 1381
Scale 1381: Padimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPadimic
5th mode:
Scale 1369
Scale 1369: Boptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBoptimic
6th mode:
Scale 683
Scale 683: Stogimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStogimicThis is the prime mode


The prime form of this scale is Scale 683

Scale 683Scale 683: Stogimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStogimic


The hexatonic modal family [2389, 1621, 1429, 1381, 1369, 683] (Forte: 6-34) is the complement of the hexatonic modal family [683, 1369, 1381, 1429, 1621, 2389] (Forte: 6-34)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2389 is 1363

Scale 1363Scale 1363: Gygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryGygimic


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2389 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1363

Scale 1363Scale 1363: Gygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryGygimic


T0 2389  T0I 1363
T1 683  T1I 2726
T2 1366  T2I 1357
T3 2732  T3I 2714
T4 1369  T4I 1333
T5 2738  T5I 2666
T6 1381  T6I 1237
T7 2762  T7I 2474
T8 1429  T8I 853
T9 2858  T9I 1706
T10 1621  T10I 3412
T11 3242  T11I 2729

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 2391Scale 2391: Molian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMolian
Scale 2385Scale 2385: Aeolanitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolanitonic
Scale 2387Scale 2387: Paptimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPaptimic
Scale 2393Scale 2393: Zathimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZathimic
Scale 2397Scale 2397: Stagian, Ian Ring Music TheoryStagian
Scale 2373Scale 2373: Dyptitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDyptitonic
Scale 2381Scale 2381: Takemitsu Linea Mode 1, Ian Ring Music TheoryTakemitsu Linea Mode 1
Scale 2405Scale 2405: Katalimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKatalimic
Scale 2421Scale 2421: Malian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMalian
Scale 2325Scale 2325: Pynitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPynitonic
Scale 2357Scale 2357: Raga Sarasanana, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Sarasanana
Scale 2453Scale 2453: Raga Latika, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Latika
Scale 2517Scale 2517: Harmonic Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Lydian
Scale 2133Scale 2133: Raga Kumurdaki, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kumurdaki
Scale 2261Scale 2261: Raga Caturangini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Caturangini
Scale 2645Scale 2645: Raga Mruganandana, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Mruganandana
Scale 2901Scale 2901: Lydian Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryLydian Augmented
Scale 3413Scale 3413: Leading Whole-tone, Ian Ring Music TheoryLeading Whole-tone
Scale 341Scale 341: Bothitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBothitonic
Scale 1365Scale 1365: Whole Tone, Ian Ring Music TheoryWhole Tone

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. Bibliography