Bolero

Bolero is unique among competitive American Rhythm dances in that it requires not only cuban motion, but contra body movement as found in the smooth dances and rise and fall as is found in the waltz. For the purpose of music4dance categorization Bolero is the slowest of the three competition dances that are danced to Rumba style music, the other two being the Rumbas from the International Latin and American Rhythm categories.

The Bolero is generally danced as the fourth dance of American Rhythm five dance competitions.


Tempo Information

The Bolero is generally danced to music in a 4/4 Meter between 24 and 26 measures per mintue (96.0 and 104.0 beats per minute) . Click here to see a list of Bolero songs between 96.0 and 104.0 beats per minute.

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music4dance's top 10 songs for dancing Bolero

Like/Play Title - Artist Tags
No Opinion Senor Bolero - Jose Feliciano Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Jesus to a Child - George Michael Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Casi un Bolero - Ricky Martin Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion My Heart Will Go On - Céline Dion Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion I Just Can't Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Eres Todo en Mi (You're My Everything) - Ana Gabriel Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion My All - Mariah Carey Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Eternal Flame - The Bangles Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Crazy For You - Madonna Beat Energy Mood
No Opinion Beautiful Maria of My Soul - Los Lobos

Browse all 464 Bolero songs in the music4dance catalog.

Competition Tempo information:
Name Meter MPM Dance­Sport NDCA Pro/Am
NDCA Bronze
American Rhythm 4/4 24-26 24-26 24
24-26

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