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Scale 953: "Mela Yagapriya"

Also known as: Raga Kalahamsa

Scale 953: Mela Yagapriya, Ian Ring Music Theory

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Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,3,4,5,7,8,9}
Forte Number7-Z17
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 631
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector434541
Interval Spectrump4m5n4s3d4t
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4,6}
<3> = {4,5,7}
<4> = {5,7,8}
<5> = {6,8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.571
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 953 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 631
Scale 631, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
3rd mode:
Scale 2363
Scale 2363, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 3229
Scale 3229, Ian Ring Music Theory
5th mode:
Scale 1831
Scale 1831, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 2963
Scale 2963, Ian Ring Music Theory
7th mode:
Scale 3529
Scale 3529, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 631

Scale 631Scale 631, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [953, 631, 2363, 3229, 1831, 2963, 3529] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [283, 433, 1571, 2189, 2833]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 953 is itself, because it is a palindromic scale!

Scale 953Scale 953: Mela Yagapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Yagapriya

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 955Scale 955, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 957Scale 957, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 945Scale 945: Raga Saravati, Ian Ring Music TheoryRaga Saravati
Scale 949Scale 949: Mela Mararanjani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Mararanjani
Scale 937Scale 937, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 921Scale 921, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 985Scale 985: Mela Sucaritra, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Sucaritra
Scale 1017Scale 1017, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 825Scale 825, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 889Scale 889, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 697Scale 697, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 441Scale 441, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1465Scale 1465: Mela Ragavardhani, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Ragavardhani
Scale 1977Scale 1977, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3001Scale 3001, 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