The Slow Waltz is a dance in 3/4 time and is characterized by its graceful rise and fall motion. It is danced primarily in closed position to the music of the same name. At music4dance, we're be consistently referring to this dance as the Slow Waltz to distinguish it from the Viennese Waltz and other dances in the Waltz family, but in the context of ballroom dancing when the term Waltz is used by itself, this is generally the dance that is being referenced.
The Slow Waltz is generally danced to music in a 3/4 Meter between 28 and 30 measures per mintue (84.0 and 90.0 beats per minute) . Click here to see a list of Slow Waltz songs between 84.0 and 90.0 beats per minute.
|Like/Play||Title - Artist||Artist||Tempo (BPM)||
|Come Away With Me (80 BPM) - Nora Jones||Nora Jones||80||2000S 3/4 Contemporary Country First Dance Jazz Pop R&B / Soul Rhythm And Blues Singer/Songwriter Soundtrack Wedding||2000S 3/4 Contemporary Country First Dance Jazz Pop R&B / Soul Rhythm And Blues Singer/Songwriter Soundtrack Wedding|
|Open Arms (102 BPM) - Journey||Journey||102||3/4 First Dance Hard Rock And Metal Pop Rock Soundtrack Strong Wedding||3/4 First Dance Hard Rock And Metal Pop Rock Soundtrack Strong Wedding|
|Sleepsong (86 BPM) - Secret Garden||Secret Garden||86||3/4 Bow Pop Celtic Neoclassical New Age Operatic Pop Pop||3/4 Bow Pop Celtic Neoclassical New Age Operatic Pop Pop|
|Could I Have This Dance (87 BPM) - Anne Murray||Anne Murray||87||3/4 Country Dance Easy Listening First Dance Last Dance Pop Soundtrack Wedding||3/4 Country Dance Easy Listening First Dance Last Dance Pop Soundtrack Wedding|
|When Winter Comes (Live) (84 BPM) - Chris de Burgh||Chris de Burgh||84||3/4 Pop||3/4 Pop|
|Nocturne (79 BPM) - Secret Garden||Secret Garden||79||3/4 Classical New Age Pop||3/4 Classical New Age Pop|
|A Daisy in December (93 BPM) - Mick McAuley & Winifred Horan||Mick McAuley & Winifred Horan||93||3/4 International Singer/Songwriter||3/4 International Singer/Songwriter|
|See The Day (92 BPM) - Girls Aloud||Girls Aloud||92||3/4 Pop Rock||3/4 Pop Rock|
|At This Moment (89 BPM) - Michael Bublé||Michael Bublé||89||3/4 Pop||3/4 Pop|
|Greenwaves (82 BPM) - Secret Garden||Secret Garden||82||3/4 Bow Pop Celtic Irish Folk Jazz Neoclassical New Age Operatic Pop||3/4 Bow Pop Celtic Irish Folk Jazz Neoclassical New Age Operatic Pop|
|Name||Meter||MPM||DanceSport||NDCA A (*)||NDCA B (*)||NDCA A (*)
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(*) A short explanation of the NDCA (National Dance Council of America) columns: For American style dances the "A" column contains Tempi for Silver and Gold levels while the "B" column contains Tempi for Bronze level. For International style dances the "A" column contains Tempi for Professional and Amateur couples while the "B" column contains Tempi for Pro/Am couples.