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Scale 2501

Scale 2501, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,6,7,8,11}
Forte Number6-Z43
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 359
enantiomorph: 1139
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector322332
Interval Spectrump3m3n2s2d3t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {2,3,4,5,6}
<3> = {5,6,7}
<4> = {6,7,8,9,10}
<5> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.667
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2501 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1649
Scale 1649, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 359
Scale 359, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2227
Scale 2227: Raga Gaula, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Gaula
5th mode:
Scale 3161
Scale 3161, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 907
Scale 907, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 359

Scale 359Scale 359, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [2501, 1649, 359, 2227, 3161, 907] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [407, 739, 1817, 2251, 2417, 3173]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2501 is 1139

Scale 1139Scale 1139, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2501 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1139

Scale 1139Scale 1139, 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 2503Scale 2503: Mela Jhalavarali, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jhalavarali
Scale 2497Scale 2497, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2499Scale 2499, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2505Scale 2505, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2509Scale 2509: Double Harmonic Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryDouble Harmonic Minor
Scale 2517Scale 2517: Harmonic Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Lydian
Scale 2533Scale 2533, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2437Scale 2437, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2469Scale 2469: Raga Bhinna Pancama, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhinna Pancama
Scale 2373Scale 2373, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2245Scale 2245: Raga Vaijayanti, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vaijayanti
Scale 2757Scale 2757: Raga Nishadi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nishadi
Scale 3013Scale 3013, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3525Scale 3525, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 453Scale 453, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1477Scale 1477: Raga Jaganmohanam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jaganmohanam

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