- A dance with musical influences from African-American rhythms dating back to the 1930's; Later styles evolved from the Shag, Lindy Hop, and Charleston; the most popular style has been called "Jitterbug."
- This emotional Argentine dance combines the influences of Italian immigrants, Spanish flamenco, and African with native rhythms to create a steccato and dramatic dance.
- Viennese Waltz
- Formerly a court dance of aristocracy from Austria and based in 3/4 time music; Strauss is the most commonly heard composer of the Viennese Waltz (Viener Valtzen).
- Slow dance in 3/4 time; with roots in the Viennese Waltz, but influenced by "the Boston" and standardized in England to create the present version; a common wedding dance.