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Scale 721: "Raga Dhavalashri"

Scale 721: Raga Dhavalashri, Ian Ring Music Theory

Bracelet Diagram

Tonnetz Diagram


Common Names

Carnatic Raga
Raga Dhavalashri


Cardinality5 (pentatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,4,6,7,9}
Forte Number5-25
Rotational Symmetrynone
Reflection Axesnone
enantiomorph: 361
Hemitonia1 (unhemitonic)
Cohemitonia0 (ancohemitonic)
prime: 301
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector123121
Interval Spectrump2mn3s2dt
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3,4}
<2> = {3,5,6,7}
<3> = {5,6,7,9}
<4> = {8,9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.8
Maximally Evenno
Myhill Propertyno
Ridge Tonesnone


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 721 can be rotated to make 4 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 301
Scale 301: Raga Audav Tukhari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Audav TukhariThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 1099
Scale 1099: Dyritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDyritonic
4th mode:
Scale 2597
Scale 2597: Raga Rasranjani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rasranjani
5th mode:
Scale 1673
Scale 1673: Thocritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryThocritonic


The prime form of this scale is Scale 301

Scale 301Scale 301: Raga Audav Tukhari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Audav Tukhari


The pentatonic modal family [721, 301, 1099, 2597, 1673] (Forte: 5-25) is the complement of the heptatonic modal family [733, 1207, 1769, 1867, 2651, 2981, 3373] (Forte: 7-25)


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 721 is 361

Scale 361Scale 361: Bocritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBocritonic


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 721 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 361

Scale 361Scale 361: Bocritonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryBocritonic


T0 721  T0I 361
T1 1442  T1I 722
T2 2884  T2I 1444
T3 1673  T3I 2888
T4 3346  T4I 1681
T5 2597  T5I 3362
T6 1099  T6I 2629
T7 2198  T7I 1163
T8 301  T8I 2326
T9 602  T9I 557
T10 1204  T10I 1114
T11 2408  T11I 2228

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 723Scale 723: Ionadimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonadimic
Scale 725Scale 725: Raga Yamuna Kalyani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Yamuna Kalyani
Scale 729Scale 729: Stygimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryStygimic
Scale 705Scale 705, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 713Scale 713: Thoptitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryThoptitonic
Scale 737Scale 737, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 753Scale 753: Aeronimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAeronimic
Scale 657Scale 657: Epathic, Ian Ring Music TheoryEpathic
Scale 689Scale 689: Raga Nagasvaravali, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Nagasvaravali
Scale 593Scale 593: Saric, Ian Ring Music TheorySaric
Scale 849Scale 849: Aerynitonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryAerynitonic
Scale 977Scale 977: Kocrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryKocrimic
Scale 209Scale 209, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 465Scale 465: Zoditonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryZoditonic
Scale 1233Scale 1233: Ionoditonic, Ian Ring Music TheoryIonoditonic
Scale 1745Scale 1745: Raga Vutari, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Vutari
Scale 2769Scale 2769: Dyrimic, Ian Ring Music TheoryDyrimic

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