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Scale 2525

Scale 2525, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,3,4,6,7,8,11}
Forte Number8-19
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 887
enantiomorph: 1907
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector545752
Interval Spectrump5m7n5s4d5t2
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {6,7,8}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation1.75
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2525 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1655
Scale 1655, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2875
Scale 2875, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3485
Scale 3485: Sabach, Ian Ring Music TheorySabach
5th mode:
Scale 1895
Scale 1895, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 2995
Scale 2995: Raga Saurashtra, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Saurashtra
7th mode:
Scale 3545
Scale 3545, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 955
Scale 955, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 887

Scale 887Scale 887, Ian Ring Music Theory


The octatonic modal family [2525, 1655, 2875, 3485, 1895, 2995, 3545, 955] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [275, 305, 785, 2185]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2525 is 1907

Scale 1907Scale 1907, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2525 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1907

Scale 1907Scale 1907, 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 2527Scale 2527, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2521Scale 2521: Mela Dhatuvardhani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Dhatuvardhani
Scale 2523Scale 2523, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2517Scale 2517: Harmonic Lydian, Ian Ring Music TheoryHarmonic Lydian
Scale 2509Scale 2509: Double Harmonic Minor, Ian Ring Music TheoryDouble Harmonic Minor
Scale 2541Scale 2541: Algerian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAlgerian
Scale 2557Scale 2557, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2461Scale 2461, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2493Scale 2493, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2397Scale 2397, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2269Scale 2269, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2781Scale 2781, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3037Scale 3037: nine tone scale, Ian Ring Music Theorynine tone scale
Scale 3549Scale 3549: Messiaen mode 3 inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 3 inverse
Scale 477Scale 477, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1501Scale 1501, 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