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Scale 2503: "Mela Jhalavarali"

Also known as: Raga Varali, Jinavali

Scale 2503: Mela Jhalavarali, Ian Ring Music Theory

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Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,2,6,7,8,11}
Forte Number7-7
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia3 (tricohemitonic)
prime: 463
enantiomorph: 3187
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector532353
Interval Spectrump5m3n2s3d5t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3,4}
<2> = {2,4,5}
<3> = {3,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,9}
<5> = {7,8,10}
<6> = {8,9,11}
Spectra Variation2.571
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2503 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3299
Scale 3299, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 3697
Scale 3697, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 487
Scale 487, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2291
Scale 2291, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3193
Scale 3193, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 911
Scale 911, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 463

Scale 463Scale 463, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [2503, 3299, 3697, 487, 2291, 3193, 911] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [199, 451, 2147, 2273, 3121]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2503 is 3187

Scale 3187Scale 3187, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2503 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 3187

Scale 3187Scale 3187, 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 2501Scale 2501, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2499Scale 2499, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2507Scale 2507: Todi That, Ian Ring Music TheoryTodi That
Scale 2511Scale 2511, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2519Scale 2519, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2535Scale 2535: Messiaen mode 4, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 4
Scale 2439Scale 2439, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2471Scale 2471: Mela Ganamurti, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Ganamurti
Scale 2375Scale 2375, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2247Scale 2247: Raga Vijayasri, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vijayasri
Scale 2759Scale 2759: Mela Pavani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Pavani
Scale 3015Scale 3015, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3527Scale 3527, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 455Scale 455: Messiaen mode 5, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 5
Scale 1479Scale 1479: Mela Jalarnava, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jalarnava

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