The Art of Torah Cantillation: A Step-By-Step Guide to Chanting Torah [With CD]
A unique, step-by-step book and audio compact disc package that will lead the novice through each step of learning how to chant Torah. Divided into 13 lessons and additional useful appendices and bibliography, the book allows the reader to "self-teach" the important principles of Torah cantillation.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published January 3rd 2001 by Urj Press
(first published January 15th 2000)
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I'm going to file this into my "Read" category although it's really more of a workbook, anyhow. I'll continue to use it and return to it to learn and perfect my cantillation. That said, it's an amazingly easy workbook/CD pair that lays out and guides you through the different categories and individual tropes and trope markings so that, slowly but surely, you learn how to decode cantillation marks and musically chant from the Torah at worship services. It's better taken in small bites consistentl...more