Accompanied by the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra), French classical violinist Renaud Capuçon performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40; a composition for violin and orchestra. Conductor: Kurt Masur. Writen in 1802, it is one of two such compositions, the other being Romance No. 2 in F major, Op. 50. Recorded at the Church of St. Nicolai, Leipzig, Germany: 20 Years Peaceful Revolution – Leipzig commemorates the 9th of October 1989. Published by the EuroArts channel.
Despite the piece was composed four years after the second romance, it was published 1803, two years before the publication of the second. Thus, this romance was designated as Beethoven’s first.
- Violin Romance No. 1 (Beethoven) on wikipedia