I learned to lein Taamei Emes a few years ago using this link, which I found in a comment here on MY.

However, the tradition recorded there only takes the mafsikim into account, and all the mesharsim, with a couple of exceptions, are treated equally. Some of the secondary stresses, like tzinoris, are completely ignored. Does anyone have a way to lein that take ALL of the trop, or at least more of them, into account?

My primary motivation here is to get a sense of the grammar implied by the trop, which is very complicated as I found when writing this answer. I'd prefer a real tradition if that exists, but I'd be ok with a method that's reconstructed or even just made up in a systematic way that respects the grammar. (Of course, it should be honest about where it comes from. I don't want another Yerushalmi Kodshim.)

  • Generally only Ashkenazim add tunes to conjunctive notes, so seemingly no, there is no tradition available at all. – Double AA Feb 6 at 14:05
  • @DoubleAA as I said, in the one I linked some of the notes don't seem to do anything, and they have to be there for some purpose. Also there could be one made up. – Heshy Feb 6 at 14:10
  • For non ashkenazim meshartim do indeed do just about nothing. I'm not denying someone could make something up – Double AA Feb 6 at 14:11
  • @DoubleAA in the 21 books, they do indicate the stress, which I don't call "nothing" even if the exact identity of the symbol doesn't matter to non-Ashkenazim. In Eme"s there are some symbols that don't seem to do anything at all. – Heshy Feb 6 at 15:40
  • In EMT they indicate stress too. The only possible exception is the "Oleh". Is that what you mean? – Double AA Feb 6 at 15:46

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