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Scale 915: "Raga Kalagada"

Also known as: Raga Kalgada

Scale 915: Raga Kalagada, Ian Ring Music Theory

i = imperfections

Tones6 (hexatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,4,7,8,9}
Forte Number6-Z44
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia1 (uncohemitonic)
prime: 615
enantiomorph: 2361
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector313431
Interval Spectrump3m4n3sd3t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,3}
<2> = {2,4,6}
<3> = {5,7}
<4> = {6,8,10}
<5> = {9,11}
Spectra Variation2.333
Myhill Propertyno


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 915 can be rotated to make 5 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2505
Scale 2505, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 825
Scale 825, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 615
Scale 615, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2355
Scale 2355: Raga Lalita, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Lalita
6th mode:
Scale 3225
Scale 3225, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 615

Scale 615Scale 615, Ian Ring Music Theory


The hexatonic modal family [915, 2505, 825, 615, 2355, 3225] is the negative of the hexatonic modal family [411, 867, 1587, 2253, 2481, 2841]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 915 is 2361

Scale 2361Scale 2361, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 915 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2361

Scale 2361Scale 2361, 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 913Scale 913, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 917Scale 917, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 919Scale 919: Chromatic Phrygian Inverse, Ian Ring Music TheoryChromatic Phrygian Inverse
Scale 923Scale 923: Ultraphrygian, Ian Ring Music TheoryUltraphrygian
Scale 899Scale 899, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 907Scale 907, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 931Scale 931: Raga Kalakanthi, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Kalakanthi
Scale 947Scale 947: Mela Gayakapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Gayakapriya
Scale 979Scale 979: Mela Dhavalambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Dhavalambari
Scale 787Scale 787, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 851Scale 851: Raga Hejjajji, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Hejjajji
Scale 659Scale 659: Raga Rasika Ranjani, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Rasika Ranjani
Scale 403Scale 403: Raga Reva, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Reva
Scale 1427Scale 1427, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1939Scale 1939, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 2963Scale 2963, 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