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The bracelet shows tones that are in this scale, starting from the top (12 o'clock), going clockwise in ascending semitones. The "i" icon marks *imperfect* tones that do not have a tone a fifth above.

Tonnetz diagrams are popular in Neo-Riemannian theory. Notes are arranged in a lattice where perfect 5th intervals are from left to right, major third are northeast, and major 6th intervals are northwest. Other directions are inverse of their opposite. This diagram helps to visualize common triads (they're triangles) and circle-of-fifth relationships (horizontal lines).

- Western
- Harmonic Major

- Carnatic Mela
- Mela Sarasangi

- Carnatic Raga
- Raga Haripriya

- Unknown / Unsorted
- Simhavahini
- Mischung 2
- Tabahaniotikos

- Exoticisms
- Ethiopian

- Zeitler
- Aerorian

Cardinality | 7 (heptatonic) |
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Pitch Class Set | {0,2,4,5,7,8,11} |

Forte Number | 7-32 |

Rotational Symmetry | none |

Reflection Axes | none |

Palindromic | no |

Chirality | yes enantiomorph: 1459 |

Hemitonia | 3 (trihemitonic) |

Cohemitonia | 0 (ancohemitonic) |

Imperfections | 3 |

Modes | 6 |

Prime? | no prime: 859 |

Deep Scale | no |

Interval Vector | 335442 |

Interval Spectrum | p^{4}m^{4}n^{5}s^{3}d^{3}t^{2} |

Distribution Spectra | <1> = {1,2,3} <2> = {3,4} <3> = {4,5,6} <4> = {6,7,8} <5> = {8,9} <6> = {9,10,11} |

Spectra Variation | 1.429 |

Maximally Even | no |

Myhill Property | no |

Balanced | no |

Ridge Tones | none |

Coherence | no |

Heliotonic | yes |

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2485 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode: Scale 1645 | Dorian Flat 5 | ||||

3rd mode: Scale 1435 | Makam Huzzam | ||||

4th mode: Scale 2765 | Lydian Diminished | ||||

5th mode: Scale 1715 | Harmonic Minor Inverse | ||||

6th mode: Scale 2905 | Aeolian Flat 1 | ||||

7th mode: Scale 875 | Locrian Double-flat 7 |

The prime form of this scale is Scale 859

Scale 859 | Ultralocrian |

The heptatonic modal family [2485, 1645, 1435, 2765, 1715, 2905, 875] (Forte: 7-32) is the complement of the pentatonic modal family [595, 665, 805, 1225, 2345] (Forte: 5-32)

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2485 is 1459

Scale 1459 | Phrygian Dominant |

Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2485 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1459

Scale 1459 | Phrygian Dominant |

T_{0} | 2485 | T_{0}I | 1459 | |||||

T_{1} | 875 | T_{1}I | 2918 | |||||

T_{2} | 1750 | T_{2}I | 1741 | |||||

T_{3} | 3500 | T_{3}I | 3482 | |||||

T_{4} | 2905 | T_{4}I | 2869 | |||||

T_{5} | 1715 | T_{5}I | 1643 | |||||

T_{6} | 3430 | T_{6}I | 3286 | |||||

T_{7} | 2765 | T_{7}I | 2477 | |||||

T_{8} | 1435 | T_{8}I | 859 | |||||

T_{9} | 2870 | T_{9}I | 1718 | |||||

T_{10} | 1645 | T_{10}I | 3436 | |||||

T_{11} | 3290 | T_{11}I | 2777 |

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 2487 | Dothyllic | |||

Scale 2481 | Raga Paraju | |||

Scale 2483 | Double Harmonic | |||

Scale 2489 | Mela Gangeyabhusani | |||

Scale 2493 | Manyllic | |||

Scale 2469 | Raga Bhinna Pancama | |||

Scale 2477 | Harmonic Minor | |||

Scale 2453 | Raga Latika | |||

Scale 2517 | Harmonic Lydian | |||

Scale 2549 | Rydyllic | |||

Scale 2357 | Raga Sarasanana | |||

Scale 2421 | Malian | |||

Scale 2229 | Raga Nalinakanti | |||

Scale 2741 | Major | |||

Scale 2997 | Major Bebop | |||

Scale 3509 | Stogyllic | |||

Scale 437 | Ronimic | |||

Scale 1461 | Major-Minor |

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