Songs For Practice: American Waltz

American waltz is in 3/4 time and is 84-96 beats per minute (International is 84-90). The following are some songs you can use for American waltz.

Pop/Contemporary

  • Dreaming My Dreams With You Alison Krauss
  • Sad Songs and Waltzes Cake
  • Je Suis Malade Dalida
  • Wide River to Cross Diana Krall
  • It’s In the Rain Enya
  • Once You Had Gold Enya
  • See the Day Girls Aloud
  • Marie The Idea of North
  • Jesse Janis Ian
  • So She Dances Josh Groban
  • Open Arms Journey
  • You Light Up My Life LeAnn Rimes
  • To Mám Tak Ráda Marie Rottrova
  • At This Moment Michael Bublé
  • Come Away With Me Norah Jones
  • Misery P!nk
  • I’m a Man You Don’t Meet Every Day The Pogues
  • Manhattan Sara Bareilles
  • Bring on the Wonder Sarah McLachlan

Big Band/Traditional

  • Allegheny Moon Anne Murray
  • I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You) Aretha Franklin
  • Weekend in New England Barry Manilow
  • (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman Céline Dion
  • Three Times a Lady Commodores
  • Reaching for the Moon Ella Fitzgerald
  • If That Isn’t Love Elvis Presley
  • Dark Waltz, Hayley Westenra
  • Winter’s Dream Hayley Westenra
  • Tura Lura Lura

Broadway/Show

  • Moon River Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • God Help the Outcasts Bette Midler, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Edelweiss Charmian Carr, The Sound of Music
  • Neville’s Waltz, Harry Potter
  • Hello Young Lovers Matt Monro, The King and I
  • Belle Notte  The Lady and the Tramp
  • A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes Cinderella

Instrumental

  • All the Pretty Little Horses Carolyn Southworth
  • Summertime Chris Botti
  • When Winter Comes Chris De Burgh
  • Mademoiselle Paloma Gabriel Yared
  • Cavatina (Deer Hunter Theme) Geoff Love or Jeff Steinberg
  • Breath Helen Jane Long
  • Through the Dark Helen Jane Long
  • Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet Henry Mancini
  • Ashokan Farewell James Galway & Phil Coulter
  • What’ll I Do Jeff Steinberg
  • Moulin Rouge Jeff Steinberg
  • 2nd Movement Mairead Nesbitt
  • Ocean Waltz Sting
  • The End of August Yanni
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