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Scale 2437

Scale 2437, Ian Ring Music Theory


Cardinality5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,7,8,11}
Forte Number5-Z18
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
enantiomorph: 1075
Hemitonia2 (dihemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 179
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector212221
Interval Spectrump2m2n2sd2t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,5}
<2> = {3,4,6,7}
<3> = {5,6,8,9}
<4> = {7,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation3.2
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tonesnone


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2437 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1633
Scale 1633, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 179
Scale 179, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2137
Scale 2137, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 779
Scale 779, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 179

Scale 179Scale 179, Ian Ring Music Theory


The pentatonic modal family [2437, 1633, 179, 2137, 779] (Forte: 5-Z18) is the complement of the heptatonic modal family [755, 815, 1945, 2425, 2455, 3275, 3685] (Forte: 7-Z18)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2437 is 1075

Scale 1075Scale 1075, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2437 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1075

Scale 1075Scale 1075, Ian Ring Music Theory


T0 2437  T0I 1075
T1 779  T1I 2150
T2 1558  T2I 205
T3 3116  T3I 410
T4 2137  T4I 820
T5 179  T5I 1640
T6 358  T6I 3280
T7 716  T7I 2465
T8 1432  T8I 835
T9 2864  T9I 1670
T10 1633  T10I 3340
T11 3266  T11I 2585

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 2439Scale 2439, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2433Scale 2433, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2435Scale 2435: Raga Deshgaur, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Deshgaur
Scale 2441Scale 2441: Kyritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKyritonic
Scale 2445Scale 2445: Zadimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZadimic
Scale 2453Scale 2453: Raga Latika, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Latika
Scale 2469Scale 2469: Raga Bhinna Pancama, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhinna Pancama
Scale 2501Scale 2501: Ralimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRalimic
Scale 2309Scale 2309, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2373Scale 2373: Dyptitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDyptitonic
Scale 2181Scale 2181, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2693Scale 2693, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2949Scale 2949, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3461Scale 3461, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 389Scale 389, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1413Scale 1413, 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. Bibliography