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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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June 28, 2016
This is incomplete
This is not complete. It doesn't finish off from shalsheles until the end. Please finish it off, thank you!
March 25, 2016
The last line
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.
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.
Paul Shapshak, PhD
May 13, 2014
missing Parshios in Devarim
Hi rabbi Slavin,

Thank you very much for sharing all the Torah reading audios, When you get a chance can you complete sefer Devarim.
Sam C
February 26, 2013
Rabbi Slavin's chanting is very enjoyable. He is a "guten" bal koreih.
David Niles
Phoenix, AZ
April 9, 2012
where's the last verse? it's missing from the audio...
los angeles, CA
September 5, 2011
Possible Answer
This article on the Chabad website might explain it.
Neal Walters
Dallas, TX
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?
Lionel Rabinowotz
Pinner, England
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