Trope

Student Resources for Cantillation/Trope

Trope Academy – Torah

Trope Packet 5781 – for use for the 2020-2021 Hebrew School Year

Start here with my Introduction to Cantillation Video Presentation. In it you will learn: the six clauses, the symbols contained in each clause, and the three main functions of trope.

This is the blessing for private Torah study:

Disclaimer about these videos:

Torah Trope: 6 Clause Families

Clause 1: Sof-Pasuk

What you chant to complete the aliyah, or reading, Sof Sof-Pasuk:

Clause 2: Etnachta

Clause 3: Katon

Katon Clause – Y’tiv

Katon Clause – Zakef Gadol

Clause 4: T’vir

Clause 5: R’vii

Clause 6: Segol

Blessings before and after the reading of Torah:

Chanting the V’ahavta using trope symbols and hand signs:

TORAH TROPE RESOURCES:

Text Books for Class:
The Art of Cantillation: Torah (Blue) by Cantors Marshall Portnoy and Josee Wolff
Chanting the Hebrew Bible: The Art of Cantillation by Joshua R. Jacobson

PDF Worksheets Used in Class:

Trope Packet 5781 – for use for the 2020-2021 Hebrew School Year

Trope Clauses

Blessings for the Reading of Torah

V’ahavta

V’ahavta with Color Coding

B’reishit 1:1-13

Numbers Chapter 34, Verses 24-28

Genesis Chapter 32, Verses 4-7

Notation of Torah Trope

Musical Notation of Blessings for Torah and Haftarah

Torah and Haftarah Portions

Morah Marla’s Recording of Torah Trope

Class Recording of V’ahavta in Trope

Blessings Before the Reading of Torah

URJ mp3 including Hebrew Text and Transliteration:

http://www.reformjudaism.org/practice/prayers-blessings/shabbat-morning-worship-services-blessings-reading-torah

Blessings After the Reading of Torah

 

URJ mp3 including Hebrew Text and Transliteration:

http://www.reformjudaism.org/practice/prayers-blessings/shabbat-morning-worship-services-blessings-reading-torah


Trope Academy – Haftarah

Haftarah Trope: 6 Clause Families

Clause 1: Sof-Pasuk

What you chant at the end of the Haftarah reading, Sof Sof-Pasuk:

Clause 2: Etnachta

Clause 3: Katon

Katon – Zakef Gadol

Clause 4: T’vir

Clause 5: R’vii

R’vii – L’garmeh (Munach with a line)

Clause 6: Segol

Blessing before the reading of Haftarah:

Blessing after the reading of Haftarah:

HAFTARAH TROPE RESOURCES:

Text Books for Class:
The Art of Cantillation Volumne II: Haftarah (Purple) by Cantors Marshall Portnoy and Josee Wolff

Ki Teitzei Haftarah

Blessing Before Haftarah

Blessing After Haftarah

Musical Notation of Blessing After Haftarah

Musical Notation of Haftarah Trope Clauses

Torah and Haftarah Portions

Recordings of Haftarah Clauses

Blessings Before the Reading of Haftarah

URJ mp3 including Hebrew Text and Transliteration:

http://www.reformjudaism.org/practice/prayers-blessings/shabbat-morning-worship-services-blessings-reading-haftarah

Blessings After the Reading of Haftarah

Class Recording of Blessing After Haftarah

URJ mp3 including Hebrew Text and Transliteration:

http://www.reformjudaism.org/practice/prayers-blessings/shabbat-morning-worship-services-blessings-reading-haftarah

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