A NYT obituary on Judith Davidoff, Master of Long-Dormant Instruments.
A master of the viola da gamba and other stringed instruments, she was a central part of the early-music scene.
By Neil Genzlinger
Jan. 6, 2022
“She toured all over the world looking for instruments to play,” Ms. Terry, a past president of the Viola da Gamba Society of America, said. In addition to teaching at Sarah Lawrence College and other institutions, Ms. Davidoff served residencies in Turkey, where she learned a stringed instrument called the kemence, and Taiwan, where she learned the erhu.