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Scale 981: "Mela Kantamani"

Also known as: Raga Kuntala, Srutiranjani


i = imperfections

Tones7 (heptatonic)
Pitch Class Set{0,2,4,6,7,8,9}
Forte Number7-24
Rotational Symmetrynone
Interval Spectrump4m4n3s5d3t2
Hemitonia3 (trihemitonic)
Cohemitonia2 (dicohemitonic)
prime: 687
enantiomorph: 1401
Deep Scaleno
Distribution Spectra<1> = {1,2,3}
<2> = {2,3,4,5}
<3> = {3,4,5,6,7}
<4> = {5,6,7,8,9}
<5> = {7,8,9,10}
<6> = {9,10,11}
Spectra Variation2.571
Myhill Propertyno

Harmonic Chords


Modes are the rotational transformation of this scale. Scale 981 can be rotated to make 6 other scales.

Scale 1269
Scale 1341
Scale 1359
Scale 2727Mela Manavati
Scale 3411Enigmatic
Scale 3753


The prime form of this scale is Scale 687

Scale 687


The heptatonic modal family [981, 1269, 1341, 1359, 2727, 3411, 3753] is the negative of the pentatonic modal family [171, 1377, 1413, 1557, 2133, 3114]


The inverse of a scale is a reflection using the root as its axis. The inverse of 981 is 1401 

Scale 1401


Only scales that are chiral will have an enantiomorph. Scale 981 is chiral, and its enantiomorph is scale 1401

Scale 1401

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 983
Scale 977
Scale 979Mela Dhavalambari
Scale 985Mela Sucaritra
Scale 989
Scale 965
Scale 973Mela Syamalangi
Scale 997
Scale 1013
Scale 917
Scale 949Mela Mararanjani
Scale 853
Scale 725Raga Yamuna Kalyani
Scale 469
Scale 1493Lydian Minor
Scale 2005
Scale 3029

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