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Scale 2521: "Mela Dhatuvardhani"

Also known as: Raga Dhauta Pancama, Devarashtra

Scale 2521: Mela Dhatuvardhani, Ian Ring Music Theory

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Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,6,7,8,11}
Forte Number7-21
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 823
enantiomorph: 883
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector424641
Interval Spectrump4m6n4s2d4t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6,7}
<4> = {5,6,7,8}
<5> = {8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2521 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 827
Scale 827, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2461
Scale 2461, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 1639
Scale 1639, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 2867
Scale 2867, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3481
Scale 3481, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 947
Scale 947: Mela Gayakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Gayakapriya


The prime form of this scale is Scale 823

Scale 823Scale 823, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [2521, 827, 2461, 1639, 2867, 3481, 947] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [307, 787, 817, 2201, 2441]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2521 is 883

Scale 883Scale 883, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2521 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 883

Scale 883Scale 883, 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 2523Scale 2523, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2525Scale 2525, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2513Scale 2513, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2517Scale 2517: Harmonic Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Lydian
Scale 2505Scale 2505, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2537Scale 2537, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2553Scale 2553, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2457Scale 2457: Major Augmented, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor Augmented
Scale 2489Scale 2489: Mela Gangeyabhusani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Gangeyabhusani
Scale 2393Scale 2393, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2265Scale 2265: Raga Rasamanjari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rasamanjari
Scale 2777Scale 2777: Aeolian Harmonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolian Harmonic
Scale 3033Scale 3033, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3545Scale 3545, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 473Scale 473, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1497Scale 1497: Mela Jyotisvarupini, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jyotisvarupini

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