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Scale 3507: "Maqam Hijaz"

Also known as: Maqam Hedjaz

Scale 3507: Maqam Hijaz, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones8 (octatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,5,7,8,10,11}
Forte Number8-18
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia5 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 879
enantiomorph: 2487
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector546553
Interval Spectrump5m5n6s4d5t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4}
<3> = {3,4,5,6}
<4> = {5,6,7}
<5> = {6,7,8,9}
<6> = {8,9,10}
<7> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 3507 can be rotated to make 7 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 3801
Scale 3801, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 987
Scale 987, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 2541
Scale 2541: Algerian, Ian Ring Music TheoryAlgerian
5th mode:
Scale 1659
Scale 1659: Maqam Shadd'araban, Ian Ring Music TheoryMaqam Shadd'araban
6th mode:
Scale 2877
Scale 2877, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 1743
Scale 1743, Ian Ring Music Theory
8th mode:
Scale 2919
Scale 2919, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 879

Scale 879Scale 879, Ian Ring Music Theory


The octatonic modal family [3507, 3801, 987, 2541, 1659, 2877, 1743, 2919] is the negative of the tetratonic modal family [147, 609, 777, 2121]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 3507 is 2487

Scale 2487Scale 2487, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 3507 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2487

Scale 2487Scale 2487, 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 3505Scale 3505, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3509Scale 3509, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3511Scale 3511, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3515Scale 3515: Moorish Phrygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryMoorish Phrygian
Scale 3491Scale 3491, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3499Scale 3499: Hamel, Ian Ring Music TheoryHamel
Scale 3475Scale 3475, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3539Scale 3539, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3571Scale 3571, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3379Scale 3379: Verdi's Scala enigmatica descending, Ian Ring Music TheoryVerdi's Scala enigmatica descending
Scale 3443Scale 3443: Verdi's Scala enigmatica, Ian Ring Music TheoryVerdi's Scala enigmatica
Scale 3251Scale 3251: Mela Hatakambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Hatakambari
Scale 3763Scale 3763, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 4019Scale 4019, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2483Scale 2483: Double Harmonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDouble Harmonic
Scale 2995Scale 2995: Raga Saurashtra, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Saurashtra
Scale 1459Scale 1459: Phrygian Dominant, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhrygian Dominant

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