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Scale 2787

Scale 2787, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,5,6,7,9,11}
Forte Number7-15
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 471
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector442443
Interval Spectrump4m4n2s4d4t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,4}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {4,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,8}
<5> = {7,8,9,10}
<6> = {8,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.286
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 2787 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3441
Scale 3441, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 471
Scale 471, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
4th mode:
Scale 2283
Scale 2283, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 3189
Scale 3189, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 1821
Scale 1821, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 1479
Scale 1479: Mela Jalarnava, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Jalarnava


The prime form of this scale is Scale 471

Scale 471Scale 471, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [2787, 3441, 471, 2283, 3189, 1821, 1479] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [327, 453, 1137, 2211, 3153]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 2787 is 2283

Scale 2283Scale 2283, 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 2785Scale 2785, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2789Scale 2789, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2791Scale 2791, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2795Scale 2795: Van der Horst Octatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryVan der Horst Octatonic
Scale 2803Scale 2803: Raga Bhatiyar, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Bhatiyar
Scale 2755Scale 2755, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2771Scale 2771: Marva That, Ian Ring Music TheoryMarva That
Scale 2723Scale 2723: Raga Jivantika, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Jivantika
Scale 2659Scale 2659, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2915Scale 2915, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3043Scale 3043, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2275Scale 2275: Messiaen Mode 5, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen Mode 5
Scale 2531Scale 2531, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3299Scale 3299, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3811Scale 3811, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 739Scale 739, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1763Scale 1763, 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