The Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40 is a composition for violin and orchestra by Ludwig van Beethoven, one of two such compositions, the other being Romance No. 2 in F major, Op. 50. It was written in 1802, four years after the second romance, and was published 1803, two years before the publication of the second. Thus, this romance was designated as Beethoven's first.