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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
Messiaen 5th Mode Truncated
{0,1,6,7}
325Messiaen Truncated Mode 6
T6 Prime Mode
Messiaen 6th Mode Truncated
{0,2,6,8}
455Messiaen Mode 5 Rotation 2{0,1,2,6,7,8}
715T4 Prime Mode
Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 2 Rotation 2
{0,1,3,6,7,9}
819Messiaen 3rd Mode Truncated
T2 Prime Mode
Messiaen Mode 3 Truncated
{0,1,4,5,8,9}
845Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 1 Rotation 1
T5 Prime Mode
{0,2,3,6,8,9}
975Messiaen Mode 4 Rotation 3{0,1,2,3,6,7,8,9}
1105Messiaen Truncated Mode 6 Inverse
T6 First Rotation
Messiaen 6th Mode Truncated Inversed
{0,4,6,10}
1235Messiaen Truncated Mode 2
T5 First Rotation
Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 1 Rotation 2
{0,1,4,6,7,10}
1365Messiaen Mode 1
Messiaen 1st Mode
First Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,2,4,6,8,10}
1495Messiaen Mode 6 Rotation 2
Messiaen Mode 6 Inverse
{0,1,2,4,6,7,8,10}
1625T4 Second Rotation
Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 2 Rotation 1
{0,3,4,6,9,10}
1755Messiaen Mode 2
Second Mode Of Limited Transposition
Messiaen 2nd Mode
{0,1,3,4,6,7,9,10}
1885Messiaen Mode 6 Rotation 1{0,2,3,4,6,8,9,10}
1911Messiaen Mode 3 Rotation 1
Messiaen Mode 3 Inverse
{0,1,2,4,5,6,8,9,10}
2015Messiaen Mode 7 Rotation 4{0,1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10}
2145Messiaen Mode 5 Truncation 2
Messiaen 5th Mode Truncated Inversed
{0,5,6,11}
2275Messiaen Mode 5
Messiaen 5th Mode
Fifth Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,1,5,6,7,11}
2405T4 First Rotation
Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 2
{0,2,5,6,8,11}
2457Messiaen Mode 3 Truncated Inverse
T2 First Rotation
Messiaen Mode 3 Truncated Rotation 1
{0,3,4,7,8,11}
2535Messiaen Mode 4
Fourth Mode Of Limited Transposition
Messiaen 4th Mode
{0,1,2,5,6,7,8,11}
2665Messiaen Mode 2 Truncation 1
T5 Second Rotation
{0,3,5,6,9,11}
2795Messiaen Mode 6 Rotation 3{0,1,3,5,6,7,9,11}
2925Messiaen 2nd Mode Inversed
Messiaen Mode 2 Rotation 1
Messiaen Mode 2 Inverse
{0,2,3,5,6,8,9,11}
3003Messiaen Mode 3 Rotation 2{0,1,3,4,5,7,8,9,11}
3055Messiaen Mode 7
Seventh Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,11}
3185Messiaen Mode 5 Rotation 1{0,4,5,6,10,11}
3315Messiaen Mode 4 Inverse
Messiaen Mode 4 Rotation 1
{0,1,4,5,6,7,10,11}
3445Messiaen Mode 6
Sixth Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,2,4,5,6,8,10,11}
3549Messiaen Mode 3
Messiaen 3rd Mode Inversed
Third Mode Of Limited Transposition
{0,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,11}
3575Messiaen Mode 7 Rotation 1{0,1,2,4,5,6,7,8,10,11}
3705Messiaen Mode 4 Rotation 2{0,3,4,5,6,9,10,11}
3835Messiaen Mode 7 Rotation 2
Messiaen Mode 7 Inverse
{0,1,3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11}
3965Messiaen Mode 7 Rotation 3
Messiaen 7th Mode Inversed
{0,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,11}