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The three-quarter time signature of waltz has a distinctive 1-2-3; 1-2-3 feel and rhythm pattern. Great waltz music can be found in all music genres, including rock, country, pop, and classical. Beginners should start with a tempo of 90-100 beats per minute.

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Rock / Modern

"Three Times a Lady" - The Commodores (romantic)
"Open Arms" - Journey (classic rock)
“Take It To the Limit” - The Eagles
"True Love" - Elton John

Country
"May I Have This Dance" - Anne Murray (country-type)
"Tennessee Waltz" - Patti Page (a classic enjoyed by seniors)
"Tennessee Waltz" - The Andrews Sisters
"Tonight" - Barbara Mandrell
"Saturday Night" - Billy Dean (easy to dance to)
"I Wonder Why" - Curtis Stigers
"Last Waltz Of The Evening" - Daniel O'Donnell
"Midnight Waltz" - Dave Sheriff
"Valentine Waltz" - Dave Sheriff
"Waltz Of A Lifetime" - Dave Sheriff
"Amanda" - Don Williams
"Lay Down Beside Me" - Don Williams
"The Last Cheater's Waltz" - T. G. Sheppard
"The Last Cheater's Waltz" - Emmylou Harris
"Too Far Gone" - Emmylou Harris
"Their Hearts Are Dancing" - Forester Sisters (slow and easy to dance to)
"Foolish" - Johnny Mathis
"Oh, How I Miss You Tonight" - K. D. Lang
"Love Lifted Me" - Kenny Rogers
"Old-Fashioned Broken Heart" - Lisa Stewart
"A Picture Of Me Without You" - Lorrie Morgan
"I Meant Every Word He Said" - Ricky Van Shelton
"Burning Bridges" - Roger Miller
"The Last Word in Lonesome Is Me" - Roger Miller
"Rockin Roll Waltz" - Scooter Lee
"Somebody Loves Me" - Scooter Lee
"The Tips of My Fingers" - Steve Wariner
"Hopelessly Yours" - Suzy Bogguss & Lee Greenwood
"Alibis" - Tracy Lawrence (easy to hear)
"Sweet Memory Waltz" - Vince Gill

Standards / Big Band / Vocalists
"Moon River" - Henry Mancini and Orchestra
"The Lovers' Waltz" - Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
"Are you Lonesome Tonight" - Elvis Presley
"Four Walls" - Jim Reeves
"He´ll Have To Go" - Nat King Cole
"Husbands and Wives" - Neil Diamond
"(I'm A-Lovin' You) Always" - Bobby Darin
"Love In Slow Motion" - Angela Bofill

New Age / Instrumental
"Two Socks at Play" from Dances With Wolves
"Cider House Waltz" - Racheal Portman from the Cider House Rules soundtrack

"Earth" (Theme from Gladiator) - Casa Musica
Two Socks At Play (Theme from "Dances With Wolves", instrumental)
"Wild Child" - Enya
"Turning" - Suzanne Ciani
"Winter Waltz" - Kitaro
"Belonging" - Secret Garden(from Once in a Red Moon)
"Dreamcatcher" - Secret Garden (from Dawn of a New Century or Dreamcatcher)
"Evensong" - Secret Garden (from Dawn of a New Century)
"Appassionata"- Secret Garden (from White Stones)
"Nocturne" - Secret Garden (from Songs from a Secret Garden or Dreamcatcher)
"Pastorale" - Secret Garden (from Songs from a Secret Garden)
"Papillon" - Secret Garden (from Songs from a Secret Garden)
"Serenade to Spring" - Secret Garden (from Songs from a Secret Garden)
"Song from a Secret Garden" - Secret Garden CD: Dreamcatcher (from Songs from a Secret Garden or Dreamcatcher)

Other
"Rainbow Connection" - Kermit the Frog
"Catherine" - Paul Mauriat
"The Woods Behind St. Andrews" - John Jarvis
"Waltz Across Texas" - Ron Elliott
"Silver Promises" - Dana Bishop Sanders (slightly fast)
"Once You Had Gold" - Ballroom Magic
"Emozione" - Dancelife
"Lady Lay Down" - Dancelife

Viennese (Fast Waltz)
"Waltz to the Death" - Danny Elfman (from the Batman soundtrack)
"Show Me the Way" - Styx
"Erin Shore" - The Corrs
”Kiss From A Rose” - Seal
"Ice Cream" - Sarah McLachlan
"Once Upon A December" (from Disney's Anastacia Ballroom Swing)
"Mignonette" - Casa Musica (instrumental)
"Annie's Song" - Klaus Hallen
"Que Sera" - Klaus Hallen
"Waltz for the Moon (orchestral version)" - Nobuo Uematsu (the original is from a video game and the synth-y sound will put some people off)


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