ToneTutor 101 - An Audio Course in the Eight Tones of the Russian Orthodox Church
If you’ve ever wanted to learn the eight tones of the Russian Orthodox Church, now you can! ToneTutor 101 gives you private lessons in the comfort of your home or car. Experienced chanters walk you through the melody line of the tones, one musical phrase at a time, with quizzes along the way to check your progress.
- Examples by both male and female chanters
- The most advanced course of its kind – over 9 hours of audio content
- Entirely audio-based – learn in your car or while you work!
- Includes the 30-minute ToneTutor 101 Refresher Course comprised of four-part choral examples
Based on the time-tested system used at Holy Trinity Seminary in New York, ToneTutor 101 is an effective tool to help you master the tones and have fun doing so. Whether you’re a beginning chanter or an experienced choir director, ToneTutor 101 was created with you in mind.
See our FAQ page for answers to the most frequently asked questions about ToneTutor 101.
A solid knowledge of the tones is something you'll never regret having. Satisfaction is guaranteed! Write and ask about group discounts for your choir, seminary, or school.Sample audio clip: Tone 3 Module, "Lord, I Have Cried" Sample audio clip: Tone 7 Module, Sunday Troparion, choral example
"Thanks be to God for this resource! This process of listening and repeating has already trained me in the basics of the tones in a few daily listenings. Such a resource has been in great need for many years for the local churches, monasteries, homes and individuals. I am confident that anybody who uses it with regularity will make great progress."
- St Albans, UK
Antiochian Orthodox Deanery of the United Kingdom and Ireland
"I am listening to the first CD of ToneTutor 101, and I am so happy I made the purchase. It is really very helpful in learning the 8 tones! The recordings on ToneTutor 101 are very clear. This is exactly what I have been looking for and hoping for. Glory be to God for all things!"
- Nathaniel, Malaysia