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Scale 2995: "Raga Saurashtra"

Scale 2995: Raga Saurashtra, Ian Ring Music Theory

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Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,5,7,8,9,11}
Forte Number8-19
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 887
enantiomorph: 2491
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 2995 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3545
Scale 3545, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 955
Scale 955, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2525
Scale 2525, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1655
Scale 1655, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 2875
Scale 2875, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3485
Scale 3485: Sabach, Ian Ring Music TheorySabach
8th mode:
Scale 1895
Scale 1895, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 887

Scale 887Scale 887, Ian Ring Music Theory


The octatonic modal family [2995, 3545, 955, 2525, 1655, 2875, 3485, 1895] 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 2995 is 2491

Scale 2491Scale 2491, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 2995 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2491

Scale 2491Scale 2491, 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 2993Scale 2993, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2997Scale 2997: Major Bebop, Ian Ring Music TheoryMajor Bebop
Scale 2999Scale 2999, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3003Scale 3003: Genus Chromaticum, Ian Ring Music TheoryGenus Chromaticum
Scale 2979Scale 2979, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2987Scale 2987, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2963Scale 2963, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3027Scale 3027, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3059Scale 3059, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2867Scale 2867, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2931Scale 2931, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2739Scale 2739: Mela Suryakanta, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Suryakanta
Scale 2483Scale 2483: Double Harmonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDouble Harmonic
Scale 3507Scale 3507: Maqam Hijaz, Ian Ring Music TheoryMaqam Hijaz
Scale 4019Scale 4019, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 947Scale 947: Mela Gayakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Gayakapriya
Scale 1971Scale 1971, 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