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Scale Name Tradition: Messiaen

A set of names coined by Olivier Messiaen, popular among theorists who examine symmetrical scales.

195Messiaen Mode 5 Truncation 1
195Messiaen 5th Mode Truncated
325Messiaen Truncated Mode 6
325T6 Prime Mode
325Messiaen 6th Mode Truncated
455Messiaen Mode 5 Rotation 2
715Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 2 Rotation 2
715T4 Prime Mode
819Messiaen 3rd Mode Truncated
819T2 Prime Mode
819Messiaen Mode 3 Truncated
845Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 1 Rotation 1
845T5 Prime Mode
975Messiaen Mode 4 Rotation 3
1105Messiaen Truncated Mode 6 Inverse
1105T6 First Rotation
1105Messiaen 6th Mode Truncated Inversed
1235Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 1 Rotation 2
1235T5 First Rotation
1235Messiaen Truncated Mode 2
1365Messiaen Mode 1
1365Messiaen 1st Mode
1365First Mode Of Limited Transposition
1495Messiaen Mode 6 Rotation 2
1495Messiaen Mode 6 Inverse
1625Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 2 Rotation 1
1625T4 Second Rotation
1755Messiaen Mode 2
1755Second Mode Of Limited Transposition
1755Messiaen 2nd Mode
1885Messiaen Mode 6 Rotation 1
1911Messiaen Mode 3 Rotation 1
1911Messiaen Mode 3 Inverse
2015Messiaen Mode 7 Rotation 4
2145Messiaen Mode 5 Truncation 2
2145Messiaen 5th Mode Truncated Inversed
2275Messiaen 5th Mode
2275Messiaen Mode 5
2275Fifth Mode Of Limited Transposition
2405T4 First Rotation
2405Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 2
2457Messiaen Mode 3 Truncated Inverse
2457T2 First Rotation
2457Messiaen Mode 3 Truncated Rotation 1
2535Messiaen Mode 4
2535Fourth Mode Of Limited Transposition
2535Messiaen 4th Mode
2665Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 1
2665T5 Second Rotation
2795Messiaen Mode 6 Rotation 3
2925Messiaen 2nd Mode Inversed
2925Messiaen Mode 2 Rotation 1
2925Messiaen Mode 2 Inverse
3003Messiaen Mode 3 Rotation 2
3055Messiaen Mode 7
3055Seventh Mode Of Limited Transposition
3185Messiaen Mode 5 Rotation 1
3315Messiaen Mode 4 Rotation 1
3315Messiaen Mode 4 Inverse
3445Messiaen Mode 6
3445Sixth Mode Of Limited Transposition
3549Messiaen 3rd Mode Inversed
3549Messiaen Mode 3
3549Third Mode Of Limited Transposition
3575Messiaen Mode 7 Rotation 1
3705Messiaen Mode 4 Rotation 2
3835Messiaen Mode 7 Rotation 2
3835Messiaen Mode 7 Inverse
3965Messiaen 7th Mode Inversed
3965Messiaen Mode 7 Rotation 3