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Scale 2617

Scale 2617, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,5,9,11}
Forte Number6-Z43
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 359
enantiomorph: 907
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 2617 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 839
Scale 839, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 2467
Scale 2467: Raga Padi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Padi
4th mode:
Scale 3281
Scale 3281: Raga Vijayavasanta, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vijayavasanta
5th mode:
Scale 461
Scale 461: Raga Syamalam, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Syamalam
6th mode:
Scale 1139
Scale 1139, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 359

Scale 359Scale 359, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [2617, 839, 2467, 3281, 461, 1139] 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 2617 is 907

Scale 907Scale 907, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2617 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 907

Scale 907Scale 907, 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 2619Scale 2619, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2621Scale 2621, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2609Scale 2609: Raga Bhinna Shadja, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhinna Shadja
Scale 2613Scale 2613: Raga Hamsa Vinodini, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Hamsa Vinodini
Scale 2601Scale 2601: Raga Chandrakauns, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Chandrakauns
Scale 2585Scale 2585, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2649Scale 2649, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2681Scale 2681, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2745Scale 2745: Mela Sulini, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Sulini
Scale 2873Scale 2873: Ionian Augmented Sharp 2, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonian Augmented Sharp 2
Scale 2105Scale 2105, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2361Scale 2361, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3129Scale 3129, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3641Scale 3641, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 569Scale 569, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1593Scale 1593, 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