Also known as: Blues Major, Ritusen, Ritsu, Gagaku, Zhi, Zheng, Ujo, P'yongjo, Bac, Lai Soutsanaen, Lai Po Sai, Lai Soi, Raga Devakriya, Durga, Suddha Saveri, Arabhi, Major complement

*i* = imperfections

Tones | 5 (pentatonic) |
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Pitch Class Set | {0,2,5,7,9} |

Forte Number | 5-35 |

Rotational Symmetry | none |

Palindromic | no |

Hemitonia | 0 (anhemitonic) |

Cohemitonia | 0 (ancohemitonic) |

Imperfections | 1 |

Modes | 4 |

Prime? | no prime: 661 |

Chirality | no |

Deep Scale | no |

Interval Vector | 032140 |

Interval Spectrum | p^{4}mn^{2}s^{3} |

Distribution Spectra | <1> = {2,3} <2> = {4,5} <3> = {7,8} <4> = {9,10} |

Spectra Variation | 0.8 |

Myhill Property | yes |

Coherence | yes |

Heliotonic | no |

Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 677 can be rotated to make 4 other scales.

Scale 1193 | Minor Pentatonic | |||

Scale 661 | Major Pentatonic | |||

Scale 1189 | Suspended Pentatonic | |||

Scale 1321 | Blues Minor |

The prime form of this scale is Scale 661

Scale 661 | Major Pentatonic |

The pentatonic modal family [677, 1193, 661, 1189, 1321] is the negative of the heptatonic modal family [1387, 1451, 1453, 1709, 1717, 2741, 2773, 3418]

The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 677 is 1193

Scale 1193 | Minor Pentatonic |

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 679 | ||||

Scale 673 | ||||

Scale 675 | Altered Pentatonic | |||

Scale 681 | Kyemyonjo | |||

Scale 685 | Raga Suddha Bangala | |||

Scale 693 | Arezzo Major Diatonic Hexachord | |||

Scale 645 | ||||

Scale 661 | Major Pentatonic | |||

Scale 709 | Raga Shri Kalyan | |||

Scale 741 | ||||

Scale 549 | Raga Bhavani | |||

Scale 613 | ||||

Scale 805 | ||||

Scale 933 | ||||

Scale 165 | Genus Primum | |||

Scale 421 | Han-kumoi | |||

Scale 1189 | Suspended Pentatonic | |||

Scale 1701 | Dominant Seventh | |||

Scale 2725 | Raga Nagagandhari |

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