Atalanta in Calydon

This is the overture to the 1906 production of Swinburne’s play Atalanta in Calydon (1865), composed by Muriel Elliot, who published the full score in 1912. Originally performed at the Crystal Palace in South London and the (since demolished) Scala Theatre, it was directed by Elsie Fogerty, and was revived in 1911 at The Lyceum. Fogerty, who went on to train both Gielgud and Olivier, also played the role of Althaea.

No publisher given, 1912.

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