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Scale 549: "Raga Bhavani"

Scale 549: Raga Bhavani, Ian Ring Music Theory

Common Names

Carnatic Raga
Raga Bhavani


Cardinality4 (tetratonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,5,9}
Forte Number4-26
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axes1
Hemitonia0 (anhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 297
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector012120
Interval Spectrump2mn2s
Distribution Spectra<1> = {2,3,4}
<2> = {5,7}
<3> = {8,9,10}
Spectra Variation1.5
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tones[2]


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 549 can be rotated to make 3 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 1161
Scale 1161: Bi Yu, Ian Ring Music TheoryBi Yu
3rd mode:
Scale 657
Scale 657: Epathic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpathic
4th mode:
Scale 297
Scale 297: Mynic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMynicThis is the prime mode


The prime form of this scale is Scale 297

Scale 297Scale 297: Mynic, Ian Ring Music TheoryMynic


The tetratonic modal family [549, 1161, 657, 297] (Forte: 4-26) is the complement of the octatonic modal family [1467, 1719, 1773, 1899, 2781, 2907, 2997, 3501] (Forte: 8-26)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 549 is 1161

Scale 1161Scale 1161: Bi Yu, Ian Ring Music TheoryBi Yu


T0 549  T0I 1161
T1 1098  T1I 2322
T2 2196  T2I 549
T3 297  T3I 1098
T4 594  T4I 2196
T5 1188  T5I 297
T6 2376  T6I 594
T7 657  T7I 1188
T8 1314  T8I 2376
T9 2628  T9I 657
T10 1161  T10I 1314
T11 2322  T11I 2628

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 551Scale 551: Aeoloditonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeoloditonic
Scale 545Scale 545, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 547Scale 547: Pyrric, Ian Ring Music TheoryPyrric
Scale 553Scale 553: Rothic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRothic
Scale 557Scale 557: Raga Abhogi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Abhogi
Scale 565Scale 565: Aeolyphritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeolyphritonic
Scale 517Scale 517, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 533Scale 533, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 581Scale 581: Eporic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEporic
Scale 613Scale 613: Phralitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryPhralitonic
Scale 677Scale 677: Scottish Pentatonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryScottish Pentatonic
Scale 805Scale 805: Rothitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryRothitonic
Scale 37Scale 37, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 293Scale 293: Raga Haripriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Haripriya
Scale 1061Scale 1061, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1573Scale 1573: Raga Guhamanohari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Guhamanohari
Scale 2597Scale 2597: Raga Rasranjani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rasranjani

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. Bibliography