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The words of the Torah are to be read with their accompanying musical cantillation notes. These notes are known in Yiddish as trop and in Hebrew as ta’amim.

Torah Reading Trop (Ta'amim)

Torah Reading Trop (Ta'amim)

The musical cantillation notes for reading the Torah

The Torah reading cantillations and their accompanying notes
The Torah reading cantillations and their accompanying notes
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Anonymous Brooklyn June 28, 2016

This is not complete. It doesn't finish off from shalsheles until the end. Please finish it off, thank you! Reply

Anonymous March 25, 2016

IN response to B from Los Angeles asking about the last verse: those last four marks are extremely rare, with the final three final found only once in the Torah. The fourth-to-last, Shalsheles, is simply three of pazeir (beginning of forth line) stretched across the word. The third and second I don't know, and I don't think there is even a Chabad tradition for the last one. Hope this helps. Reply

Paul Shapshak, PhD January 3, 2015

Please answer as I'm a bit confused.

1. Do you have a file which shows the writtenmusic notes with corresponding Hebrew for the cantillation tropes?

2. The tropes in the above list do not correspond in toto with the list of tropes called Set Aleph, etc. Reply

Sam C May 13, 2014

Hi rabbi Slavin,

Thank you very much for sharing all the Torah reading audios, When you get a chance can you complete sefer Devarim. Reply

David Niles Phoenix, AZ February 26, 2013

Rabbi Slavin's chanting is very enjoyable. He is a "guten" bal koreih. Reply

B los angeles, CA April 9, 2012

where's the last verse? it's missing from the audio... Reply

Neal Walters Dallas, TX September 5, 2011

This article on the Chabad website might explain it.

Lionel Rabinowotz Pinner, England August 5, 2011

Can anyone tell me where I can find the method used to assign notes to a specific word, or is it haphazard? Reply

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