The Art of Torah Cantillation: A Step-By-Step Guide to Chanting Torah [With CD]
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The Art of Torah Cantillation: A Step-By-Step Guide to Chanting Torah [With CD]

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This unique, step-by-step book and compact disc package 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. The only pre-requisite for this course of learning is a basic ability to read Hebr...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Urj Press (first published January 15th 2000)
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Michael Doyle
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
I couldn't chant Torah without this text. Four years after taking the class I still refer back to it and the accompanying CD for unfamiliar trope.
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