Svendsen composed his Romance for violin and Orchestra Op.26 in G major, in 1881. He had been working in Leipzip for a few years and had just returned back to Norway. Apart from being a composer Svendsen was a violinist and had studied under Ferdinand David at the Leipzig Conservatory. This work is a beautiful piece of music fully of lush melodies and fab to play.
Here is a version for viola and string orchestra
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