Songs for Practice: Viennese Waltz

American viennese waltz is in 6/8 or 3/4 time with a tempo of 162 beats per minutes. International viennese waltz is 174-180 beats per minute. The following songs are a mixture of American and International tempos.

Pop/Contemporary

  • Crazy Aerosmith
  • Breathe (2 AM) Anna Nalick
  • I Put a Spell on You Annie Lenox
  • Keep Holding On Avril Lavigne
  • I’m With You Avril Lavigne
  • Piano Man Billy Joel
  • If I Knew Bruno Mars
  • Tous les Secrets de ton Coeur Céline Dion
  • Two Pieces Demi Lovato
  • I’ll Be (Your Crying Shoulder) Edwin McCain
  • Red Balloon Emily Hearn
  • Caribbean Blue Enya
  • I Need This Jessie J
  • Breakaway Kelly Clarkson
  • Dis Moi Lune D’Argent Mecano
  • Plant Life Owl City
  • Say Something Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox
  • Someday The Summer Set

Big Band/Traditional

  • When a Man Loves a Woman Bette Midler
  • Que Sera Sera Doris Day
  • Eliminate the Night Joan Osborne
  • No Good for Me Lisa Lois
  • The Rainbow Connection Utah State That One

Broadway/Show

  • Jinsei No Merry Goround Aun J-Classic Orchestra, Howl’s Moving Castle
  • Bound to You  Christina Aguilera, Burlesque
  • Potter Waltz Harry Potter
  • Hedwig’s Theme Harry Potter
  • Memory James Galway, Cats (good for testing musical listening)
  • Will and Elizabeth Klaus Badelt, Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Only Hope Mandy Moore, A Walk to Remember

Instrumental

  • Drift Helen Jane Long
  • Belle of the Ball Jeff Steinberg
  • The Blue Danube The New 101 Strings Orchestra

For slower, practice VWs, check out our slow VW playlist!

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