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Keeping the Beat
Healthy Aging Through Amateur Chamber Music Playing

Ada P. Kahn, Ph.D.

copyright © 1999 by Ada P. Kahn

0-930121-01-5 (paperbound)
0-930121-02-3 (hardbound)

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 99-90765


 Check out some of Ada's favorite sites about chamber music, aging, and related issues.

    The Amateur Chamber Music Players
    Amateur Chamber Music Players, Inc. is a non-profit association that facilitates informal playing and singing by people of all ages and nationalities, beginners to professionals.

    Chicago Flute Club

    National Flute Association

Useful Recordings and Books


  • Adams, Noah. Piano Lessons: Music, Love, and True Adventure New York: Delacorte Press, 1996.
  • Booth, Wayne. For The Love of It: Amateuring and Its Rivals. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1999.
  • Dawson, William J. Fit as a Fiddle: The Musician's Guide to Playing Healthy.  Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007.   
  • Frederiksen, Brian. Arnold Jacobs: Song and Wind. Gurnee, IL: Windsong Press Limited, 2002.
  • Kahn, Ada P. Keeping The Beat: Healthy Aging Through Amateur Chamber Music Playing. Evanston, IL: Wordscope Associates, 1999.
  • Lems-Dworkin, Carol. Bach's Ornaments: A Lecture Performance (A how-to demonstration at the piano of four common ornaments, using 33 excerpts from Bach's music.)

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