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Scale Name Tradition: Messiaen

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

195Messiaen Truncated Mode 5{0,1,6,7}
325Messiaen Truncated Mode 6{0,2,6,8}
455Messiaen Mode 5{0,1,2,6,7,8}
715Messiaen Truncated Mode 2{0,1,3,6,7,9}
819Messiaen Truncated Mode 3{0,1,4,5,8,9}
975Messiaen Mode 4{0,1,2,3,6,7,8,9}
1105Messiaen Truncated Mode 6 Inverse{0,4,6,10}
1235Messiaen Truncated Mode 2{0,1,4,6,7,10}
1365Messiaen Mode 1{0,2,4,6,8,10}
1495Messiaen Mode 6{0,1,2,4,6,7,8,10}
1755Messiaen Mode 2
Second Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,1,3,4,6,7,9,10}
1911Messiaen Mode 3{0,1,2,4,5,6,8,9,10}
2015Messiaen Mode 7{0,1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10}
2145Messiaen Truncated Mode 5 Inverse{0,5,6,11}
2275Messiaen Mode 5
Fifth Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,1,5,6,7,11}
2457Messiaen Truncated Mode 3 Inverse{0,3,4,7,8,11}
2535Messiaen Mode 4
Fourth Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,1,2,5,6,7,8,11}
2925Messiaen Mode 2 Inverse{0,2,3,5,6,8,9,11}
3055Messiaen Mode 7
Seventh Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,11}
3185Messiaen Mode 5 Inverse{0,4,5,6,10,11}
3445Messiaen Mode 6 Inverse
Sixth Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,2,4,5,6,8,10,11}
3549Messiaen Mode 3 Inverse
Third Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,11}
3705Messiaen Mode 4 Inverse{0,3,4,5,6,9,10,11}
3965Messiaen Mode 7 Inverse{0,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,11}