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Scale 971: "Mela Gavambodhi"

Also known as: Raga Girvani

Scale 971: Mela Gavambodhi, Ian Ring Music Theory

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Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,1,3,6,7,8,9}
Forte Number7-19
Rotational Symmetrynone
Hemitonia4 (multihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 719
enantiomorph: 2681
Deep Scaleno
Interval Vector434343
Interval Spectrump4m3n4s3d4t3
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {3,5,6}
<4> = {6,7,9}
<5> = {7,8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.286
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 971 can be rotated to make 6 other scales. The 1st mode is itself.

2nd mode:
Scale 2533
Scale 2533, Ian Ring Music Theory
3rd mode:
Scale 1657
Scale 1657, Ian Ring Music Theory
4th mode:
Scale 719
Scale 719, Ian Ring Music TheoryThis is the prime mode
5th mode:
Scale 2407
Scale 2407, Ian Ring Music Theory
6th mode:
Scale 3251
Scale 3251: Mela Hatakambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Hatakambari
7th mode:
Scale 3673
Scale 3673, Ian Ring Music Theory


The prime form of this scale is Scale 719

Scale 719Scale 719, Ian Ring Music Theory


The heptatonic modal family [971, 2533, 1657, 719, 2407, 3251, 3673] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [203, 707, 1561, 2149, 2401]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 971 is 2681

Scale 2681Scale 2681, Ian Ring Music Theory


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 971 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 2681

Scale 2681Scale 2681, 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 969Scale 969, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 973Scale 973: Mela Syamalangi, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Syamalangi
Scale 975Scale 975: Messiaen mode 4, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen mode 4
Scale 963Scale 963, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 967Scale 967: Mela Salaga, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Salaga
Scale 979Scale 979: Mela Dhavalambari, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Dhavalambari
Scale 987Scale 987, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1003Scale 1003, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 907Scale 907, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 939Scale 939: Mela Senavati, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Senavati
Scale 843Scale 843, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 715Scale 715: Messiaen truncated mode 2, Ian Ring Music TheoryMessiaen truncated mode 2
Scale 459Scale 459, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 1483Scale 1483: Mela Bhavapriya, Ian Ring Music TheoryMela Bhavapriya
Scale 1995Scale 1995, Ian Ring Music Theory
Scale 3019Scale 3019, 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