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Scale Name Tradition: Named After Composers

Scales that have been named after composers, excluding Messiaen who has his own category. This category also includes by extension scales named after famous works, for example Petrushka (Stravinsky) and Prometheus (Scriabin).

195Z-cell{0,1,6,7}
615Schoenberg Hexachord{0,1,2,5,6,9}
637Debussy's Heptatonic{0,2,3,4,5,6,9}
659Scriabin{0,1,4,7,9}
819Prometheus
Ode To Napoleon Hexachord
Liszt's Prometheus
{0,1,4,5,8,9}
975Tcherepnin Octatonic Mode 3{0,1,2,3,6,7,8,9}
979Foulds' Mantra Of Will Scale{0,1,4,6,7,8,9}
1357Takemitsu Linea Mode 2
Takemitsu Tree Line Mode 2
{0,2,3,6,8,10}
1371Pomeroy
Ravel
{0,1,3,4,6,8,10}
1403Espla's Scale{0,1,3,4,5,6,8,10}
1619Prometheus Neapolitan
Neapolitan Prometheus
{0,1,4,6,9,10}
1621Scriabin's Prometheus
Mystic
{0,2,4,6,9,10}
1747Petrushka{0,1,4,6,7,9,10}
1749Bartók{0,2,4,6,7,9,10}
1875Persichetti Scale{0,1,4,6,8,9,10}
1911Tcherepnin Nonatonic Mode 3{0,1,2,4,5,6,8,9,10}
2213Tcherepnin Major Pentatonic{0,2,5,7,11}
2377Bartók Gamma Chord{0,3,6,8,11}
2381Takemitsu Linea Mode 1
Takemitsu Tree Line Mode 1
{0,2,3,6,8,11}
2535Tcherepnin Octatonic Mode 2{0,1,2,5,6,7,8,11}
2633Bartók Beta Chord{0,3,6,9,11}
2669Jeths' Mode{0,2,3,5,6,9,11}
2779Shostakovich{0,1,3,4,6,7,9,11}
2795Van der Horst Octatonic{0,1,3,5,6,7,9,11}
2925Modus Conjunctus
Pijper's Scale
{0,2,3,5,6,8,9,11}
2997Harris' Diminished 6th{0,2,4,5,7,8,9,11}
3003Tcherepnin Nonatonic Mode 1{0,1,3,4,5,7,8,9,11}
3315Tcherepnin Octatonic Mode 1{0,1,4,5,6,7,10,11}
3379Verdi's Scala Enigmatica Descending{0,1,4,5,8,10,11}
3411Verdi's Scala Enigmatica Ascending{0,1,4,6,8,10,11}
3435Prokofiev{0,1,3,5,6,8,10,11}
3443Verdi's Scala Enigmatica{0,1,4,5,6,8,10,11}
3499Hamel
Peter Hamel Octatonic
{0,1,3,5,7,8,10,11}
3549Tcherepnin Nonatonic Mode 2{0,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,11}
3705Tcherepnin Octatonic Mode 4{0,3,4,5,6,9,10,11}