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The Tere ta’ame (also known as a Merekha kefula) trope is rare, occurring only 5 times in the Torah: Genesis 27:25, Exodus 5:15, Leviticus 10:1, Numbers 14:3 and 32:42

Any sources for a recording of the Tere ta’ame trope?

Added Yes, I was referring to the Merekha kefula trope in Bamidbar 14:3. Thank you for the information and answers.

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What verse in Sh'lach L'cha? (I don't recognize the name "tere ta'ame"; presumably I know it by a different name.) –  Monica Cellio Jun 3 '12 at 22:13
    
I think its a mercha kfula (by a different name, tre meaning 2) –  soandos Jun 3 '12 at 22:14
    
T're taame usually refers to the existence of two cantillations on one word, whatever they may be. Sometimes a munach and a mercha, sometimes (IIRC) a t'lisha and a gershayim, maybe others too. Could you clarify which one you're seeking a recording of? –  msh210 Jun 3 '12 at 22:16
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related-ish: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/9108/759 –  Double AA Jun 3 '12 at 22:45
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@msh210 I've also heard mercha kefula called trei taamei, see for eg he.wikipedia.org/wiki/… –  Double AA Jun 3 '12 at 22:49
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If you're calling it "trei taamei", you are likely Sephardic, in which case, you can probably find a recording of the taamim (including tre taamei) according to your specific custom at Pizmonim.org.

For the standard Ashkenazic custom, the tune given in this video (at 1:07) is the one I and many others I know use. (I wouldn't necessarily trust that video for all of the other taamim, though.)

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Here is a recording of R' Shusterman (who used to read the Torah in 770) reading Parshas Shelach.

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The relevant pasuk (Numbers 14:3) is at right about 6:00 into the recording if you download the full parshas Sh'lach audio. –  jake Jun 3 '12 at 22:59
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The Trope Trainer software (published by Kinnor, sometimes discounted at Davka) includes computer-generated recordings of everything in a couple dozen different cantillation systems. You can sometimes find recordings of passages on the net but unless the recording uses the system you're familiar with, this doesn't necessarily help.

Some tikkunim include musical notation, so if the one you use represents your community's trope system, another approach would be to ask someone who reads music to help out.

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